Surgical Eye Removal Video

This is amazing- Uncle Chuck apparently had cancer and had his eye removed. Pretty incredible, who would have thought you could survive this. When I think about this- how does he live? What about infections? … [Read more...]

Healthy Eye Treatment

With all the health issues today- how many optical professionals discuss preventive eye health with patients? Is every staff member aware of the following eye health basics? Not only is this good information to be discussed at a staff meeting, but it could be an opportunity to enhance your patient relations.  Put an abbreviated list on the back of … [Read more...]

Types of Color Blindness

I came across some interesting sites about Color Blindness: Never really thought about this before- how does a color blind person pick out glasses? Do all color blind people know they are color blind?  Vision Simulator- Is a site about the causes of color. Offers some images and you input your 'stimulation' and the picture changes under Normal, … [Read more...]

Eye Piercing- a Wacky Opportunity?

I get spooked just looking at these pics- It's just scary about all that could happen to your sight. Some of these Eye Piercing are being done at home. If you are interested in this opportunity - you can offer it in your office!   For a more graphic look Check out Cool Pics (even a … [Read more...]

Eyecare and Color Awareness

Tooling around on the Internet- found this very interesting site Color Matters- with great information on how color affects us. They have a 'Color Survey' on their site- According to their global survey of over 30,000 people, the following are the colors that people relate to the different 'aspects' Might take that into consideration, if … [Read more...]

Green Eye Exercises Help with Eye Strain

I actually followed along with this video- really worked! Should have it running all day!  The secret at Do you have computer eye strain or drowsiness? Try doing these holistic eye health methods to get healthier and more alive. … [Read more...]

Eyes Reveal Health Secrets

  The eyes may be the windows to the soul, but they also make pretty good peepholes into the brain. Thanks to an optical version of ultrasound, it is becoming possible to locate and monitor the growth of brain tumours, and to track neurodegenerative conditions like multiple sclerosis, Alzheimer's and Parkinson's disease - all by peering into … [Read more...]

Scleral Suspended Aniridia Lens Implant

What Happens in Surgery, Does alway Stay in Surgery! 24 year old patient with H/O penetrating Ocular trauma .Corneal repair plus PPVitrectomy and PPLensectomy already done.There was significant loss of iris tissue … [Read more...]

Optical Song- Clinical Rotation- Bridgebuilders Eye Clinic

      LYRICS Ay, ay Started in Dallas, I spread out wit' it i see glaucoma, AMD, diabetes On to melanoma, papiloma lid disease from the nasty herpes how do i treat to colobomas which is very unique medicare, medicade, got no money. holl at me eye exams, bridgebuilder, its all free baby Joe's da man in Dallas, better ask … [Read more...]

Eye Surgery- Fishhook Extraction

If you are ever wondering what it looks like to extract something from the eye, take a look at this video. All I know- I don't think I will ever go fishing again! … [Read more...]

Women’s Eye Health and Safety Month- April

As I was applying makeup the other day (a rare thing, because I can't see) and poked my eye- got to thinking, do you discuss makeup application with your patients? Do you look at their makeup to determine whether it's safe to use? Some make-up contains lead and other toxic ingredients that people may have a reaction to. The Problems: Allergic … [Read more...]

To InfantSEE or Not to InfantSEE

This is kind of a funny story. We are sitting around at an Educational Board meeting at the COA. Somehow InfantSEE came up and how many OD's were not taking advantage of it. I asked about it in more depth and made some remark- like 'you are either in the Kids Business or your not, and many offices don't want to work with kids'. Now the board razzes … [Read more...]

YouTube Sing-Along- Glaucoma Song

I couldn't embed this video - but you have to go and visit and watch this really great video on Glaucoma. (I think they took it off because is a knockoff of  Justin Timberlake  But the lyrics are listed below. Sing along with them- Wouldn't this be fun to do at a party?  watch?v=OJMEfGFbFMI LYRICS *Verse I could see your optic nerve … [Read more...]

Video Camera- Transmitter in Prosthetic Eye

EYEBORG-- The Two Week Trial from eyeborg on Vimeo. This is pretty amazing -Take a one eyed film maker, an unemployed engineer, and a vision for something that's never been done before and you have yourself the EyeBorg Project. Rob Spence and Kosta Grammatis are trying to make history by embedding a video camera and a transmitter in a prosthetic … [Read more...]

Optician Training- Computer Eye Strain Exercises

Demo of 3 simple exercises for the computer user for quick relief of eye fatigue and strain, from - by Dr. Marc Grossman … [Read more...]