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Are Cataracts a Pressing Concern?

Statistics demonstrate that a large percentage of people (70% or more) have a decent chance of being affected by cataracts sometime during their life. The likelihood of this condition, which impairs vision as protein deposits pile up on the aging lens, is even greater than that of glaucoma or macular degeneration. Typically, the risk of […]


What You Need To Know About Macular Degeneration

Macular Degeneration is one of several concerning eye conditions that affects older adults. According to statistical data, more people are affected by macular degeneration than by cataracts and glaucoma combined. Millions of people in our country have been diagnosed with this condition, for which there is no cure.   Dry Macular Degeneration Dry macular Degeneration […]


Fall Allergies Are Right Around The Corner

Fall is right around the corners, and the change in seasons is usually accompanied by the onset of ocular allergies. Ocular allergies occur when your eyes are exposed to some type of allergen. Allergies can be seasonal or be caused by dust mites, pet hair or many other possible allergens. Although they do not cause […]


Taking the Stigma out of Astigmatism

There are a few eye conditions that are quite common and that get enough attention for people to think they are familiar with them. Astigmatism is one of them. According to research, this condition may be found in a large majority of the population. So that it does not alter your view of the world, […]


Fillers are Here to Help you Unpack your Bags

Over the past several years, Botox has become recognized as The Lifter of Faces; The Eraser of Crow’s Feet! Literally, it’s like this injectable solution is a virtual Jack of All Trades in the area of anti-aging. There are limitations, though, to what can be done with Botox. For men and women struggling to disguise […]


The LASIK Procedure

  Because of the low risk of complications and high level of precision it provides, bladeless LASIK treatment has become the standard of care among leading LASIK surgeons and ophthalmic teaching institutions worldwide. Compared to methods that use a microkeratome blade, this minimally invasive and incredibly precise procedure decreases the occurrence of partial flaps, holes […]


Move on from Dry Eye with the Right Care

Dry eye syndrome can be frustrating due to the chronic discomfort of a foreign body sensation, excessive watering, itchiness, and redness. Although we have been learning more about this condition, many of the 20+ million people affected by dry eye suffer through an endless shuffle of unsuccessful attempts to minimize their symptoms. Trying to find […]



Laser Eye Surgery? Don’t be too Quick to Rule it Out!

LASIK and other laser vision-correcting procedures are not new. Ophthalmologists like Dr. Giyaur have been around the block with this eye-opening technique. Dr. G has even had laser vision correction done on her own eyes, so when patients express their concern about having laser light directed toward vital ocular tissues, she gets it. This can […]


Prevent Eye Injuries from Fireworks this Upcoming Holiday

  We all love a warm long weekend filled with sunshine, barbecues, and fireworks! Don’t ruin your long weekend with ocular trauma caused by nonprofessional firework play. -19 percent (1,200) of hospital injuries during the July 4th holiday were to the eyes. Sparklers accounted for 1,400 injuries, firecrackers (1,400) and bottle rockets (100). -40% of […]


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