Because your eyes are the only way you see, it’s important to keep them healthy. Regular, comprehensive eye exams are the best way to detect any possible problems early on and keep your eyes in tip top shape. Montgomery and Riddle are dedicated to offering informative and in-depth examination. Contact us to schedule your next eye exam.
Re-constructive eye surgery
For children and adults, cosmetic and re-constructive eye lid surgery can be a necessary step toward healthy eye care. Common conditions include ptosis (droopy upper eyelid), ectropion (outward turning of the lower eyelid), and excess eyelid skin. Without proper attention, children can develop a lazy eye and poor vision from ptosis while adults will suffer from impaired vision as well. Luckily, it is not a difficult task to correct an imperfect eyelid. Learn more.
The most common and successful transplant surgery performed today, corneal transplants are the replacement of the tissue located on the very front of the eye. With a corneal transplant, a scarred or injured cornea can be new again. Unlike other transplant surgeries, the wait for a cornea transplant isn’t very long. While the surgery is generally successful, it is still a very complicated procedure and finding the right hands is the first and most important part. Contact us for an in-depth consultation. .
The long term affects of diabetes to the eye can be devastating. Patients with diabetes are at higher risk for cataracts and glaucoma, but the biggest threat is diabetic retinopathy. Diabetic retinopathy affects the ciculatory system of the retina and is very dangerous to a patient’s sight. Symptoms include floaters and flashes, blurred vision, and sudden loss of vision. Thankfully, depending on the stage of the disease, different surgical options are available.
For people over 50, Glaucoma is the leading cause for blindness in the United States. Thankfully, there is a treatment. Montgomery and Riddle offers the latest in surgical options for the treatment of Glaucoma. Saving your vision is in sight, but early detection is key. Contact us today consultation
With age comes the clouding vision caused by cataracts. Everyone gets some form of a cataract as they get older and because of this, surgery is very popular and common. More than 1.8 million people have cataract surgery each year in the United States, and more than 95 percent of those surgeries are performed with no complications. If you have cloudy or blurred vision, nighttime glare from headlights, or experience sensitivity to light, you might be having issues with cataracts. Contact us for a consultation.
LASIK is the term most people are use to hearing but the fact is that there are multiple refractive surgeries available to help with everything including nearsightedness, farsightedness and astigmatism. With such options, the dreams of a life without glasses is within reach. Just remember, just because the surgery is common doesn’t mean it is easy. Because the cornea is actually getting reshaped, selecting a doctor with the experience and knowledge for this surgery is extremely important. Learn more.