Can Your Eyes Reveal Colon Cancer?

Don’t be alarmed if your eye doctor asks when you last had a colonoscopy.  When the doctor will dilates the eyes and uses advance equipment such as the OPTOMAP to get high resolution images of your retina.  When these photographs show dark pigmentation spots or...
Eye Damage and Diabetic Smokers

Eye Damage and Diabetic Smokers

Everyone knows that smoking is bad for our health, but the fact remains many people find it hard to quit.  Eye care professionals play an important role in the care of their diabetic patients especially when they have Type I Diabetes.  Checking for early warning signs...

Measuring Eye Pressure for Glaucoma

Corneal Hysteresis is a relatively new term used when referencing Glaucoma.  What is it, and what does it mean? Corneal Hysteresis is a value that tells us the “shock-absorbing ability” of the eye and it is measured by an Ocular Response Analyzer. A CH below 10 is...

Time to Use Flex Spending

Did you know that eye glasses are covered under your Flex Plan?  There is no need to hunt for your readers when you can have an extra pair.  If you have been wanting a new pair of prescription frames but didn’t want to spend the money because your current pair...