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Category Archives: Ophthalmologist

Eye Health: Are Carrots Good for Your Eyes?

If you are of a certain age, you were probably told as a child that carrots were good for your eyes. And like many kids, you took that knowledge at face value, just as you did the other things your parents said, like if you cross your eyes, they’ll stay that way, or sitting too […]


10 Tips for Healthy Eyes

According to the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO), more than “20 million Americans suffer from severe vision loss.” That’s a staggering number. Here’s another eye-opening stat: more than 40% of Americans (or approximately 60 million of us) make New Year’s resolutions (this according to an estimate cited in a recent Forbes article, which goes on to […]


Choose Wisely When It Comes to Eye Care

How Do You Make Healthy Eye Care Choices? The health benefits of conversation between two or more people extend to the doctor-patient relationship. Establishing a healthy relationship with your doctor starts with trust and being comfortable having medical conversations with your doctor engenders that trust in many intangible ways. Most importantly, comfort in conversation allows […]


On the Road to Mandalay with Dr. Gary Barth

Two Presentations: September 11th & 23rd at the Eye Care Institute Dr. Gary Barth has been invited as a surgeon to inaugurate a new eye hospital close to Mandalay in rural Myanmar (formerly Burma). This is an unusual project for this very poor country, which has a huge backlog of blindness cases. The eye hospital […]


Should You See an Ophthalmologist or an Optometrist?

Differences Between an O.D. and an M.D. Knowing who to see for the eye care you need is important when you have an eye health concern. Ophthalmologists and optometrists do overlap professionally in certain areas of service, such as eye exams and vision tests, leaving some patients confused over which eye care professional they need […]


Regular Eye Exams Important to Overall Eye Health

Recently, an elderly patient visited the Eye Care Institute concerned about eye discomfort and vision difficulties. After running a series of tests, one of our ECI ophthalmologists determined the patient had age-related cataracts in both eyes. Cataracts are a clouding of the lens in the eye that can be associated with aging. According to the […]


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