Posts From January, 2019

Wired for Vision?

Have you ever had the experience of performing a visual field test at your eye doctor’s office? If you have, you probably remember how tedious and nerve-racking it was. Visual fields have been a mainstay in the realm of ophthalmic diagnostic tests for many years. It gives valuable information regarding the function of the optic […]


Floater Fix

Are you annoyed by “floaters”?  Many people are, especially those over the age of 50.  Floaters are particles that are suspended in the vitreous gel of the eye. They can vary in size, shape, and position.  It is not unusual for floaters to “come and go.” For many years your eye doctor would tell you […]


Is OCT for me?

One of the great developments in ophthalmic diagnosis is the advent of the Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT).  Invented in the 1990s and made commercially available in the early 2000s, OCT has been a revolutionary diagnostic test in the evaluation and treatment of such conditions like Macular Degeneration, Glaucoma, and Diabetic Retinopathy.   OCT has undergone […]