April 9, 2020

(CNN)Focus on this, contact lens wearers of the world: To reduce the spread of the pandemic virus that causes Covid-19, experts suggest it's time to put your contact lenses on the shelf and dazzle the world with your frames.

That's because wearing glasses can help you s...

October 2, 2019

We are proud to announce that we are now offering SLT Selective Laser Trabeculoplasty treatment in our Arlington, VA office.  The SLT laser is a quick 5 min in office procedure that can be used to lower eye pressures to treat glaucoma.  It can also be used to reduce dr...

August 18, 2019

Comprehensive eye exams are one of the most important things that we can do to protect our eye health.

To find out more information and resources please visit https://thinkaboutyoureyes.com/ and https://www.aao.org/eyecare-america.  This is a site where patients without...

July 18, 2019

I often get asked.  Can I smoke marijuana to help protect myself from or treat glaucoma ?

This is an interesting question.  More studies may need to be done to evaluate the long term effects of Marijuana on eye health.  However at the moment, the American Academy  of Op...

November 29, 2018

A recent study from Singapore shows that low dose atropine taken daily of .01% in children may slow the progression of myopia.    Please read the below journal article for more details:

The prevalence of myopia is increasing globally. Complications of myopia are as...

September 18, 2018

¿Qué es una pingüécula y un pterigio?

Pinguecula and pterygium are growths on your eye’s conjunctiva, the clear covering over the white part of the eye.

Pinguecula is a growth that looks like a yellow spot or bump on the conjunctiva. It often appears on the side of the e...

When you stare at a screen for hours at a time, whether it is a computer, TV, phone or tablet, you are exposed to blue light from the device. But there is no scientific evidence that blue light from digital devices causes damage to your eye.

The discomfort some people h...

April 6, 2018

A recent study published in the British Journal of Ophthalmology, analyzed fundus photographs and visual fields data from 1,678 American adults who consumed caffeinated beverages such as tea, coffee or soft drinks. Surprisingly, hot tea drinkers alone showed a lower ri...

March 27, 2018

We are proud to announce many new dermal fillers in our aesthetic offerings including one of my new favorites called Vollure by Allergan.  Vollure is a clear hyaluronic gel that is very smooth and natural and lasts up to 18 months!  I find that it is great for filling...

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