The Optometrist is the primary eye care provider for eye and vision care. His or her role includes not only the fitting of corrective eyeglass and contact lenses, but also the treatment of visual disorders, eye disease and infection, and trauma. Optometrists, or eye doctors, can follow patients that have been diagnosed with eye diseases such as Glaucoma and Macular Degeneration, and are able to co-manage pre- and post-operative cataract and refractive (such as LASIK) surgery patients with eye surgeons. Read more »
Lately, you hear a lot about new “wonder” foods and supplements that are beneficial to our health. This month I’d like to discuss a new supplement we are offering in our offices that directly correlates with two major eye diseases, glaucoma and macular degeneration.
Most of us take a multivitamin recommended to us by our primary care physician. Unfortunately, not all vitamins are created equal. Not all vitamins get absorbed by our bodies and are thus released. We get a lot of vitamins from the foods that we eat, which is why it is so crucial to Read more »
The Optomap is a highly advanced piece of Optmetric Technology utilized during the comprehensive eye exam. if you have never enjoyed having your eyes dilated during the eye exam, requesting the Optomap retinal eye scan is an excellent option to improve your eye exam experience. Read further for Dr DelCampo’s own words on the advantages of the Optomap retinal scanner. Read more »
Eye care for children should begin between the age three and five. If there are not issues at that point, their next eye exam should be before they start school. This is the beginning of good eye care for children. If their vision is good, routine eye care can begin.
There are some disorders such as autism, ADD or ADHD which can possibly be misdiagnosed. Although it is not always the case, conversion deficiency can exhibit some of the same symptoms as ADD. It is possible for your child to have perfect vision, exhibit the signs of ADD and not actually have the disorder.
What can it be? Read more »