Have you been checking your grid??

At-home Amsler grid monitoring is an important part of managing age-related macular degeneration. Macular degeneration affects patients’ central vision over time. While most changes are gradual, some patients can experience rapid changes in vision. The damage that macular degeneration causes can be irreversible. This makes detection of any damage important so patients can receive care… Read More »

Diabetic Eye Exams

Yearly eye examinations are important for patients diagnosed with diabetes. The longer one has diabetes, the greater likelihood of visual complications . Vision can fluctuate for patients with poor blood sugar control. If bleeding occurs in the back of the eye, the patient’s visual ability could be negatively impacted-making reading or driving very difficult. For severe… Read More »

Macular pucker

Macular pucker is a condition where a thin, clear layer of cells grow across the retina. Patients who have macular pucker may not notice any change in their vision or may notice distortion or blurriness that gradually worsens.  Most cases of macular pucker only require observation, but in moderate to severe cases, surgery can be performed… Read More »

Scleral lenses

Advanced Eye Care Center fits scleral lenses. These lenses vault the front surface of the eye, the cornea. The lens holds fluid allowing the cornea to remain hydrated throughout the day. Along with dry eye, scleral lenses can be a great option for patients with a history of corneal scarring, keratoconus, or other corneal degenerative diseases.… Read More »

Too good too pass up? CyPass Micro-Stent

For patients with mild to moderate primary open-angle glaucoma considering cataract surgery, the CyPass Micro-Stent may help to reduce intraocular pressure (IOP) and decrease the patients’ dependence on glaucoma medication. Two years after CyPass treatment, 72.5% of patients still experience >20% decrease in IOP and CyPass treatment is 32% more effective at lowering IOP than stand-alone cataract surgery. The… Read More »

Do you have a film over your vision?

If you have filmy vision that seems to come and go, you may have dry eye. In order for clear vision, our tears need to completely cover the front of our eyes (cornea). If they don’t, light scatters more when entering the eye, causing blur and appearance of “filmy vision.” This filmy vision comes and goes… Read More »

Having more glare while driving at night?

Are TV news tickers getting harder to read? Do you have to squint to see scoreboards on TV? If so, you may be developing cataracts. Cataracts are a naturally occurring age-related change that occurs in the lenses inside our eyes. Cataracts change our lenses from clear to a yellowed and hazy/cloudy appearance; this changes makes vision… Read More »

Flu Season and your Eyes

“Pink eye” or conjunctivitis is a general term that refers to inflammation in the front of the eye, making the white of our eyes adopt a red or pinkish appearance. With cold and flu season here in full-swing, it’s worth mentioning the symptoms of conjunctivitis. Viral conjunctivitis is the most commonly variety of “pink eye.”… Read More »

Do you eyes burn, sting, or feel gritty?

If your eyes feel this way, you may have dry eye disease. Cold and dry wintery months are particularly irritating for patients with dry eye.  Advanced Eye Care Center is a Dry Eye Center of Excellence. We have the latest technology, like LipiView and LipiFlow, in order to provide high-quality care for all dry eye patients. We use… Read More »

2017 is winding down

Time flies! 2017 has been a great year at Advanced Eye Care Center serving patient across north-central Ohio. We would like to take a moment to thank all of our patients for trusting us with their eye care needs. We are honored to serve you and we look forward to providing excellent patient care in 2018 and… Read More »

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