Entries by Carolina Clavijo

November Continuing Education Event

Updates in COVID-19 and the Eyes, Cataract, Pterygium, Cornea and Glaucoma Thank you to all of our partner physicians that attended our event. Please find the recording and presentations below:     Dr. Martinez, Updates in Pterygium Surgery   Dr. Allen, Updates in Glaucoma   Dr. Cremers, Updates in COVID and the Eyes   Dr. […]

Make Getting an Eye Exam Your New Year’s Resolution

When New Year’s rolls around, most people make resolutions to focus on their health. This is a good idea, but you may be making the wrong resolution. If you’re focusing on losing weight or exercising more in the New Year, you may be overlooking a very important part of your health, and that is your […]

Preventing Dry Eyes in Winter

When you think of winter, what comes to mind? Snow? Holidays? If you’re one of the millions of Americans suffering from dry eye syndrome, then chances are you think of that itchy, scratchy, uncomfortable feeling that comes along with the dryness of winter. While dry eye syndrome can be a complex issue requiring a mixture […]

How to find your perfect eye glasses choice

When trying on glasses, do you struggle to know which glasses may work best on you? We have some tips which may help and once you know which shape your face most closely resembles, then you can start narrowing down glasses to make your decisions easier. Contrast your face shape  Choose eyeglasses by determining your face shape. There are […]

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

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 Fajardo, MD, serves the impoverished population of […]