Examinations for General Eye Health       What is a comprehensive dilated eye exam?

You may think your eyes are healthy, but visiting an eye care professional for a comprehensive dilated eye exam is the only way to really be sure. During the exam, each eye is closely inspected for signs of common vision problems and eye diseases, many of which have no early warning signs. Annual comprehensive dilated eye exams are generally recommended starting at age 60.  It’s also especially important for people with diabetes to have a comprehensive dilated exam at least once a year. Key elements of a comprehensive dilated eye examination include dilationtonometryvisual field test and a visual acuity testDilation is an important part of a comprehensive eye exam because it enables your eye care professional to view the inside of the eye.  

Cataract Surgery with Premium Intraocular Lens Options
In cataract surgery, the lens inside your eye that has become cloudy is removed and replaced with an artificial lens (called an intraocular lens, or IOL) to restore clear vision. Best Candidates. blurred vision, clouded vision, light sensitivity, dim colors.

Treatment of Dry Eye Syndrome
Dry eyes is a common condition that occurs when your tears aren't able to provide adequate lubrication for your eyes. Tears can be inadequate for many reasons. For example, dry eyes may occur if you don't produce enough tears or if you produce poor-quality tears. Dry eyes can have no symptoms, it can also be a debilitating disease that can cause permanent corneal damage.

Corneal Transplants
Corneal transplantation, also known as corneal grafting, is a surgical procedure where a damaged or diseased cornea is replaced by donated corneal tissue. When the entire cornea is replaced it is known as penetrating keratoplasty and when only part of the cornea is replaced it is known as lamellar keratoplasty. Keratoplasty simply means surgery to the cornea. The graft is taken from a recently dead individual with no known diseases or other factors that may affect the chance of survival of the donated tissue or the health of the recipient.

Ocular Surface Oncology
Ocular surface tumors are rare but potentially deadly diseases of the conjunctiva and/or cornea. It is important for ophthalmologists to recognize the characteristics of ocular surface tumors and to have an understanding of their management. Below, we will review the diagnosis, pathology, and treatment of the most common ocular surface tumors. 

Herpes Complications
Herpetic simplex keratitis, also known as herpetic keratoconjunctivitis and herpesviral keratitis, is a form of keratitis caused by recurrent herpes simplex virus (HSV) infection in the cornea. It begins with infection of epithelial cells on the surface of the eye and retrograde infection of nerves serving the cornea.