Tag Archives: Vision Assessment

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. …

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:  …

Vision

Posted ago by Admin

We are very concerned about health issues that may affect your vision either temporarily or permanently.  There are a number of medical conditions that can affect your vision, and we have a more detailed explanation for causes, prevention, and treatments.