[vc_row][vc_column][vc_single_image image="6711" img_size="full"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row top_margin="page_margin_top"][vc_column][vc_column_text]Stargardt disease is the most common form of juvenile macular degeneration and it affects 1 out of every 8 to 10 thousand people. It is an inherited disorder of the retina- the tissue at the back of the eye that senses light. Typically the disease causes

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_single_image image="6695" img_size="full" onclick="custom_link" link="http://www.LowVisionMD.org/nueyes"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row top_margin="page_margin_top"][vc_column][vc_column_text]We are excited to announce that we now offer our patients one of the newest, most advanced wearable technologies on the market today - NuEyes featuring ODG smartglasses. NuEyes offer magnification up to 12x, voice recognition technology and

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_single_image image="6628" img_size="full"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row top_margin="page_margin_top"][vc_column][vc_column_text]Glaucoma is a complicated eye disease that damages the optic nerve and leads to progressive, irreversible vision loss. According to the Glaucoma Research Foundation, it is the second leading cause of blindness in the United States. It’s estimated that more than 3 million Americans have glaucoma

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_single_image image="6424" img_size="full"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row top_margin="page_margin_top"][vc_column][vc_column_text]When you think of physician house calls, you probably think of the “good ol’ days” when TV’s Dr. Kildare and Marcus Welby, MD visited patients at home in their beds. We are happy to say that those days are still alive and well at our practice

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_single_image image="6417" img_size="full"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row top_margin="page_margin_top"][vc_column][vc_column_text]As we look forward to 2017 we think about the advances that we want to see for those living with low vision. We want to see advanced technology that will improve medical devices and allow our physicians to enhance functional sight to even higher levels. We

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_single_image image="6391" img_size="full"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row top_margin="page_margin_top"][vc_column][vc_column_text]Winter brings ice, snow and long periods of darkness that pose significant hazards to those living with low vision. Icy patches and uneven walking surfaces make for treacherous walking and create more than ample opportunity to trip, slip and fall. Short winter days require longer use

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_single_image image="6356" img_size="full"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row top_margin="page_margin_top"][vc_column][vc_column_text]In medicine’s ongoing efforts to enhance low vision, technology plays an essential role. Some of the advances seem like the stuff of flying cars and cities in the sky but they are not - they are very real and in our hands today. Implantable micro lenses and

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_single_image image="6322" img_size="full"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]It’s an understatement to say that winter is a complicated season. It can bring any number of combinations of sleet, snow, ice, and freezing rain. It is an unpredictable force of nature that can turn pavement into black ice and sidewalks into skating rinks in a moment’s notice. Staying safe and

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