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Vision & Eye Care

What Is Diabetic Eye Disease?

By Jacqueline Griffiths, MD

Approximately 20.8 million Americans have diabetes. More than half of these individuals are at risk for vision loss and other health problems, because they don’t ... Continue Reading

When Do You Need a Retina Specialist?

By Randall Wong, MD

A retina specialist is an ophthalmologist (eye doctor) who has sub-specialized in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the retina and vitreous. The retina ... Continue Reading

Getting Relief From Dry Eyes

By Lily Chen, OD

Do you ever feel a burning, stinging, or gritty sensation almost like you have sand in your eyes? Do they look red or seem to ... Continue Reading

Winterize Your Eyes

By Dawn Devaney Gammon, OD, FAAO

Hat, gloves, scarf, and boots – when we think of winter, all of these essential accessories come to mind. But relatively few people think to ... Continue Reading

Cataract Surgery

By Eye Consultants Of Northern Virginia

A cataract is a clouding of the natural lens of the eye. Light enters the eye and is focused through the front structures onto the ... Continue Reading

Diabetes and Eye Health

By Khurram Malik, MD

Diabetes is a disease that affects the body’s ability to produce or use insulin effectively to control blood sugar (glucose) levels. Although glucose is an ... Continue Reading

Add Eye Care To This Year’s To Do List

By Thomas P. Finley, OD

When health surveys ask, “What are your most worrisome health fears?”, the answer is often, “Loosing my vision.” Yearly eye examinations are the best way ... Continue Reading

New Year’s Retinal Resolutions

By Omar Ahmad, MD

Retinal diseases do not often follow any particular timeline and are often unexpected and emergent. Still, there are resolutions that you can make to try ... Continue Reading

The Most Important Sense Is Your Eyesight

By Lamont Bunyon, OD

Why the Need To Get Regular Eye Exams? If there are problems with your eyes or your vision it can go unnoticed for long periods ... Continue Reading

Beyond LASIK

By Ahmed Nasrullah, MD

Exciting new options for decreasing or even eliminating the need for glasses are here. The good news is, that it isn’t just LASIK for the ... Continue Reading