Vision Care at Work

As those of us in the industry well know, a lot of people do not have an annual eye exam and many adults have never had their eyes examined even if they have employer sponsored vision insurance. I think a lot more people would have an eye exam if they did not have to take time off from work and if it was conveniently available at their place of … [Read more...]

Less-Invasive Glaucoma Procedure

  Yesterday's (November, 18 2008) Aches & Claims section by Laura Johannes in the WSJ reported on the new minimally invasive surgery called canaloplasty. Here are some highlights from this article: Canaloplasty is one of the newest alternatives to trabeculectomy and involves forcing open a drainage canal, similar to what cardiologists do … [Read more...]

Homework Problem or Eye Problem? Convergence Insufficiency

I have a teenager who hates to do homework. I recently took her for a full eye exam as I was concerned about her inability to concentrate and frequent headaches along with her reluctance to do homework. I wanted to make sure that she did not have a vision problem contributing to her homework issue. I am writing about this as other parents might … [Read more...]