Eye exam in Palm Beach

  • Retinitis Pigmentosa

    Retinitis Pigmentosa is an inherited, degenerative eye disease that can cause severe vision impairment and sometimes blindness. It may not progress consistent. Some people will exhibit symptoms from infancy, others may not notice symptoms until later in life. Generally, the later the onset, the more rapid is the deterioration in sight. Those who do not […]

  • Retinal Artery Occlusion

    Retinal Artery Occlusion or Central Retinal Artery Occlusion is a disease of the eye in which the blood  flow through the central retinal artery gets blocked (occluded). There are different versions but the most common is called carotid artery atherosclerosis. The Signs and Symptoms With Retinal Artery Occlusion can cause sudden and acute with painless loss […]

  • Plaquenil

    Some people taking this medication over long periods of time or at high doses have developed irreversible damage to the retina of the eye. Stop taking Plaquenil and call your doctor at once if you have trouble focusing, if you see light streaks or flashes in your vision, or if you notice any swelling or […]

  • Astigmatism

    Astigmatism is caused when the eye is not completely round. It is a very common eye condition (nearly everyone suffers from it to some degree). It is a refractive error in the eye causing the light to be improperly focused on the retina resulting in a blurry or wavy image. Astigmatism is easily detected during […]