retinal disease

Macular Degeneration: Myths and Facts

by Russ Lazarus March 7, 2021

Macular degeneration impacts the lives of nearly 10% of all adults—more than all other eye conditions combined. Let’s clear up some myths and facts on […]

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Why Are My Child’s Eyes Weakening?

by Russ Lazarus March 1, 2021

Are you concerned your child’s eyes are weakening? Why does this happen? Children’s eyes can weaken and lenses become stronger, but should I be concerned? […]

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Visual Migraines

by Russ Lazarus February 22, 2021

If you experience sudden changes in vision it may be the result of a visual migraine. Visual migraines are an episode of vision loss in […]

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Eyes: The Windows to Your Health

by Russ Lazarus February 21, 2021

Eyes are known as the ‘windows to your soul’, but they are the window to your health as well. According to Eye-Q, over 20% of […]

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Eyes and Obesity

by Russ Lazarus February 18, 2021

Obesity is a global medical epidemic, research clearly shows the direct correlation between obesity and eye diseases. Studies show that obesity increases the risk of […]

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Does Smoking Affect the Eyes? 

by Russ Lazarus February 17, 2021

The effects of cigarettes and tobacco on health are widely known, but few understand the negative impact they can have on eye health and vision.  […]

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What Are Eye Flashes?

by Russ Lazarus February 14, 2021

Have you ever been startled by the appearance of small flashes of light out of the corner of your eye? When eye flashes appear out […]

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Treatments for Eye Floaters

by Russ Lazarus February 11, 2021

If eye floaters are affecting your vision, effective treatments are now available to give you relief. Eye floaters cause visual disturbances and can become so […]

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Retinitis Pigmentosa

by Devora Kramer January 5, 2021

Retinitis pigmentosa is one of the most frequently occurring forms of inherited retinal degeneration, affecting around 1 in 4,000 people, worldwide. Retinitis pigmentosa (RP) is […]

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Night Blindness: Treatments and Prevention

by Russ Lazarus October 21, 2020

Night blindness (nyctalopia) affects vision clarity in low light conditions and can significantly impact performance of daily activities. Night blindness, despite its name, does not […]

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What Causes Night Blindness?

by Russ Lazarus October 21, 2020

Night blindness (nyctalopia) causes reduced vision in low light conditions, and can be a source of fear and anxiety for those affected by it.   Decreased […]

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Amsler Grid Test: Screening for AMD

by Russ Lazarus July 22, 2020

This article is for informational purposes only, and is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice.  If you notice any change in […]

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Macular Diseases

by Russ Lazarus June 28, 2020

What is a macular disease? The macula is located in the center of the retina, and is responsible for enhancing our central vision with clear, […]

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Macular Degeneration

by Russ Lazarus May 28, 2020

Have you been diagnosed with macular degeneration? Macular degeneration, also known as age-related macular degeneration (AMD), is an ocular disease caused by deterioration of the […]

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