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Eye Defect & Surgery

Eye Defect & Surgery

I have an eye coloboma. Otherwise, I am in excellent health. Are eye surgeons trained to successfully remove cataracts in older people with this condition? Sherman Illinois A coloboma is a “hole” or defect in one part of the eye that occurs before birth. Depending on location and size, it may lead to mild or […] ... More
Five Strategies to Save Your Sight

Five Strategies to Save Your Sight

By Dr. Marguerite McDonald, a Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology at NYU School of Medicine in New York who specializes in caring for the cornea and other structures at the front of the eye. Dr. McDonald practices with the Ophthalmic Consultants of Long Island.  Our eyes change over time, and the challenges to our eye health […] ... More
Types of Glaucoma

Types of Glaucoma

Dear Dr. SerVaas, I have been going to an ophthalmologist every six months for two years. I go every six months because I’m prone to having glaucoma. At my last visit, the doctor said my eye pressure is fine so far but that I have a rare form of glaucoma. He said narrow angle, but […] ... More