Category: Doctor Speak Series

Doctor Speak Blog Series

Doctor Speak – Glaucoma Awareness

Glaucoma is a major cause of irreversible vision loss worldwide. Hope Vision Foundation reminds you that early detection and treatment can help protect your sight.

Doctor Speak Blog Series

Doctor Speak: Give Your Eyes Some Love

How can you show your eyes some love?  February is a great time to show your eyes some TLC.   Patients often ask me how they can protect their eyes.  So here are my top 7 ways to care for your eyes. #1  Eye Protection –  Wear eye protection when doing yard work, using power… Read more »

Doctor Speak Blog Series

Doctor Speak: Gene Therapy

Gene therapy study shows potential for treating blindness Gene Therapy is the second in our Doctor’s Speak Series:  At the American Academy of Ophthalmology’s 121st Annual Meeting, researchers presented the results of efforts to treat a certain kind of blindness called Leber’s Congenital Amarousis (LCA) using gene therapy.  Patients with this disease are born missing a… Read more »

Doctor Speak Blog Series

Doctor Speak: Doctor’s Orders

Questions to take to your next appointment Doctor’s Orders is the first in our Doctor Speak series. Sometimes when you go to the doctor it seems that the doctor is speaking a completely different language; I call it “doctor speak.” Doctor speak is what we learn in medical school. But, I find myself reminding the… Read more »

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