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Low Vision and Vision Loss

Low Vision and Vision Loss What can a person with low vision really see? That question is not an easy one to answer because every person with a visual impairment truly has a unique pattern of vision loss.  No two people have the same exact vision loss! Macular degeneration, glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy, and congenital eye disease, among the hundreds of other conditions that can cause us to lose some of …Read More

Remember to Schedule Your Appointment Before the End of December!

Remember to schedule your appointment before the end of December for your eye exam, glasses or contacts… Insurance benefits will be resetting soon! Now is a good time to schedule an appointment to maximize your insurance benefits and use any remaining flex or HSA account dollars!  Appointments may be scheduled with: Dr. Christina Petrou for a detailed exam and vision consultative evaluation for glasses or contact lenses One of our fabulous …Read More

Early Detection and Treatment Protects Your Vision from Glaucoma

Early Detection and Treatment Protects Your Vision from Glaucoma Glendale, WI – Glaucoma impacts an estimated 3 million plus Americans and is the second leading cause of blindness in the world according to the Glaucoma Research Foundation, and yet, understanding and awareness of this detrimental disease remains low in the public eye. Glaucoma attacks eyesight often without the presence of early warning signs. According to the American Optometric Association’s (AOA) …Read More

“Do I need to have my pupils dilated?”

A common question people ask every day in our office is “Doctor, do I need to have my pupils dilated today?” And, the answer depends on a few things.  First and foremost, the only way to completely evaluate the internal health of the eyes is to dilate those pupils!  No one wants an un-noticed retinal problem to go un-treated and cause permanent loss of vision.  Vision is precious and not …Read More

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