What is a Cataract?

What is a Cataract?

A cataract (Latin for waterfall) is a clouding of the lens in the eye which leads to a decrease in vision. Cataracts often develop slowly and can affect one or both eyes. Symptoms may include faded colors, blurry vision, halos around light, trouble with bright lights,...
Pterygium

Pterygium

What is a pterygium? It is a growth that starts on the white part of the eye and goes over the cornea (clear part of the eye). What causes it? It is caused by ultraviolet rays from the sun. How do we treat it? If it’s small, not growing, not bothering the...
Never Off-Duty

Never Off-Duty

The last Wednesday and Thursday of each July is a national holiday for me and my family. It is the Florida’s sport divers mini lobster season, a two-day jump on the commercial harvest of Florida lobster. This past July my family along with my brother and his family...
Family Problems

Family Problems

This past Wednesday I received a call around 7 a.m. from my father.  I was just arriving at Visual Health getting ready for another busy day of patient care.  When I saw the number on my caller ID, I was a bit concerned, as we normally talk every Friday morning.  My...