Entries by Kim Neal

Early Detection is Key with Glaucoma

January is National Glaucoma Awareness Month and the perfect time to spread information and awareness about this sight-stealing disease.  More than 3 million people in the United States suffer from glaucoma and that number will continue to increase significantly. This symptomless disease is not preventable and as much as 40% of vision can be lost […]

Can a Pterygium | Carnosidad Grow Back After Removal?

Pterygium, also known as “surfer’s eye,” is a non-cancerous thickening of the outer coating (conjunctiva) of the eye that grows onto the cornea. Normally the conjunctiva is a thin clear membrane over the ‘whites’ of the eye (sclera) and extends to the inner surface of the eyelids. In most cases, pterygium must be surgically removed […]

Dr. Martinez’s Visionary Foundation – Healing Hands for the Blind

2018 Impact Statement Honduras Surgical Eye Mission August 23 – 28, 2018 A very successful surgical mission was carried out by Visionary Foundation and Alberto Martinez, MD from August 23 to August 28, 2018 at “Fundación de Servicios Medicos Voluntarios” (FSMV) Hospital Leonardo Martinez, San Pedro Sula, Honduras. FSMV, a charity clinic led by Marcos […]

Risks of LASIK

LASIK allows you to experience life as you may have never known  it: clear and hassle-free. You may pursue life with new confidence, enthusiasm and ease thanks to LASIK. The procedure takes just a few minutes, but its results can have a tremendous impact on a patient’s quality of life. That said, LASIK is not for […]

Summer, 2018 Newsletter

Visionary Eye Doctors NewsletterSummer, 2018 In This Issue Meet our new Cornea and External Disease Specialist, Dr. Sarezky Even Non-Surfers can get Surfer’s Eye – Pterygium/Carnosidad It’s Back to School Time and We Have Some Great Promotions  We are excited to welcome Dan Sarezky, MD! Cornea and External Diseases Specialist Cataract and Refractive Surgery Comprehensive […]

Does RLE really prevent me from getting cataracts?

Refractive Lens Exchange (RLE) is gaining popularity as a surgical option for people who are over age 45 and beyond who want to decrease or eliminate their dependence on glasses or contacts. As we age, we all expect different parts of their body to become slightly less functional with wear and tear over time. People […]

Before You Buy Your Glasses Online. Read Me.

Ever buy online glasses and wonder if you’re doing the right thing for your eyes? Sure, you will spend 20 to over 100 bucks and maybe save money, but there’s a reason why our glasses are better than buying online.