A thorough eye examination consists of a variety of standard tests designed to measure visual acuity and other vision faculties, as well as observe the health of the eye and check for common eye diseases. There is no pain or discomfort associated with an exam, and they typically take less than an hour. General eye … Read More

As we age, the lens inside the eye becomes rigid and less flexible, and loses its ability to focus on a close object. This condition is called presbyopia. If someone has good distance vision, or wears glasses to correct their distance vision, their close vision will become blurry, and they will need to hold their … Read More

Glaucoma is a disease that affects the optic nerve, the part of the eye which receives images collected by the retina and sends them to the brain. Every eye maintains a certain amount of internal pressure, called intraocular pressure. When this pressure rises to abnormal levels however, it can put extra stress on the optic … Read More

Diabetes (diabetes mellitus) is a common disease in which blood-sugar levels are chronically too high. The disease has many related complications and several eye diseases among them. The most common eye complication of diabetes is diabetic retinopathy, a leading cause of adult blindness. Diabetic retinopathy occurs when high blood-sugar levels affect the functionality of blood … Read More

Macular degeneration affects cells in the macula, which is the part of the retina responsible for central vision. Central vision is essential for most basic tasks like reading, driving, recognizing people, etc. Thus, although macular degeneration leaves peripheral vision un-impaired, it can be quite debilitating in its advanced state. The disease exists in two forms, … Read More

Dry eye syndrome is a common disease in which the eye under-produces tears or tears leave the eye too quickly. A normal functioning eye constantly produces tears to form a tear film, which acts as moisturizer and lubricant. For someone with dry eye, the resulting lack of moisture and lubrication can cause a variety of … Read More

Eye Consultants also specializes in fitting contact lenses. There have been many advances in contact lens technology in the past few years. Now, almost any prescription can be put into a contact lens. We have daily disposable contacts, 2 week to monthly replacement, continuous wear, and rigid gas permeable lenses. If you have stopped wearing … Read More

After your comprehensive eye exam with one of our doctors, you will receive a prescription for glasses. Down the hall from Eye Consultants is our full-service optical boutique, Optical Elegance. We have a variety of name brand frames to choose from! Please come see the friendly staff at Optical Elegance after your exam. We’d be … Read More

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