Author Archives: Advances In Sight

About Advances In Sight

Born in Denver Colorado. Attended Wheat Ridge High School. Attended undergraduate at New Mexico University. Received his Doctor of Optometry degree at Southern California College of Optometry. Has two adult children who also live in Colorado. He enjoys golf, and skiing

Age Related Macular Degeneration

From http://www.macularisk.com/about-amd/about-amd About AMD Introduction Symptoms of AMD Kinds of AMD The Importance of Frequent Vision Testing Introduction Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is the leading cause of severe vision loss among older adults in the Western world, affecting over 25 … Continue reading

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Diet & Nutrition & Your Eyes

Adding powerful antioxidants to your diet can improve your eye health. There’s no substitute for the quality of life good vision offers. Adding certain nutrients to your diet every day – either through foods or supplements – can help save … Continue reading

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Procedures of Normal Eye Exam

A normal eye exam starts with case history, reason for visit, chief complaint, history of present illness, patient health history, and going over the review of systems changes with the patient. Next we do an auto-refraction and entering acuities are taken. … Continue reading

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Dry Eye: When Tears Don’t Do Their Job

Teardrops serve an essential function for your eyes — they keep them moist and clean and provide them with essential nutrients. But when your eyes don’t produce enough, you may develop a condition known as dry eye. By Dennis Thompson … Continue reading

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Get Ready for Spring and Summer With New Sunglasses!

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Bionic Vision Australia

“All of a sudden I could see a flash of light. It was amazing” 30 August 2012 In a major development, Bionic Vision Australia researchers have successfully performed the first implantation of an early prototype bionic eye with 24 electrodes. … Continue reading

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School Aged Vision – Ages 8-16

From the American Optometric Association (www.aoa.org) School-aged Vision: 6 to 18 Years of Age A child needs many abilities to succeed in school. Good vision is a key. It has been estimated that as much as 80% of the learning … Continue reading

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