Tag Archives: Comprehensive Eye Exams

Colony Eye Care 2012 Trunk Show

Posted ago by Dr. Robert Salchak

Colony Eye Care – Sugar Land will have our annual Trunk Show this Friday, April 20th from 9:30 – 4:00.  There will be show discounts on frames, door prizes, and refreshments.  We will honor vision plans if you have vision …

Age Related Macular Degeneration – Part 1

Posted ago by Dr. Robert Salchak

A common question often asked during eye examinations is “what is macular degeneration and am I at risk for this disease?”  Macular degeneration is usually referred to as age-related macular degeneration (AMD) because it’s occurrence increases with age.  AMD is …

Vitamin C and Your Eye

Posted ago by Dr. Robert Salchak

Recent research, by Calero et al., published in June 2011 revealed the importance of vitamin C for proper functioning of retinal and brain cells.  Without adequate levels of vitamin C, a receptor (GABA receptor) in the retinal cells stopped performing. …

More Than an Eye Exam……150 Point Inspection

Posted ago by Dr. Robert Salchak

Our eyes are very much like a car.  We relay on both to get around.  So, why is it that we don’t think anything about getting our cars inspected yearly (maybe because there’s a law requiring it) but we don’t …

Concerns about my eyes – Doctor vs Patient perspective

Posted ago by Dr. Robert Salchak

Why should anyone get their eyes checked regularly, and what are the concerns wrapped around this statement if you are the doctor, or if you are a patient? There may be a number of qualified answers, but from the doctor’s …

I’ve had lasik….I don’t need to get my eyes checked.

Posted ago by Dr. Robert Salchak

If you are one of the millions that have had successful lasik surgery, you may be thinking that since your vision is great, you don’t need to have your eyes checked regularly. We would encourage you to consider changing your …

Comprehensive Eye Exams

Posted ago by Admin

There are two main components to a comprehensive eye exam.  We want to check and correct for best visual acuity, and also assess the health of the eye. 1.) Vision Assessment: Refractive error:  nearsighted, farsighted, astigmatism, presbyopia High order aberrations:  …