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...

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...

May 10, 2017

As many of us now spend several hours of our day on computers, many ask if computer glasses are necessary?  After our mid 40's many of us may need special glasses to focus on the computers to offer some magnification, just as we may need reading glasses.  However eyegl...

March 26, 2017

Controversy exists as to the effects of maijuana on vision and eye health.  A recent study shows that marijuana may stimulate retinal cells to assist with night vision.  

There is some evidence that shows that marijuana may lower eye pressures to aid in glaucoma tr...

February 25, 2017

PRK was the first type of laser eye surgery for vision correction. Although LASIK is much more popular now, PRK is still commonly performed and for many patients may be the preferred option.

Like LASIK, PRK uses a laser to reshape the cornea. The main differen...

November 5, 2016

Exercise may protect women from AMD
Investigators assessed the influence of vigorous exercise on the incidence of AMD in patients enrolled in a single, large cohort study. After controlling for common AMD risk factors, the authors found that women who exercised 3 times...

October 18, 2016

Do you suffer from dry eyes and feel like you have tried everything out there?  I am excited to now offer our patients the opportunity to obtain serum tears in conjunction with NovoTears.

 Because NovoTears are developed from your own blood serum, they are non-allergeni...

September 28, 2016

Corneal cross-linking (CXL) is an in-office eye procedure that strengthens the cornea if it's been weakened by keratoconus, other corneal disease, or (rarely) a complication of LASIK surgery. 

The minimally invasive CXL procedure involves applying li...

August 26, 2016

A recent analysis of golf related injuries showed that 51% of injuries (most related to the eye being hit with the ball or club) resulted in the globe of the eye being seriously injured or open and over 33% of these injuries required removal of the eye.  These scary fa...

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