Archive for Tag: Macular degeneration

Cool new “eye” App for your iPhone

I usually don’t write reviews on anything.  However, I found this cool app and it totally helped my patients understand how a glaucoma patient views the world.  Not only does it simulate glaucoma, it also shows diseases such as macular degneration, diabetic retinopathy and even cataracts.  The best...

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Omega-3 Facts. Choose wisely!!

Many patients are confused about omega-3 supplements…and I don’t blame them.  Should you take omega-3 or omega 3-6-9?  What amount of DHA/EPA is ideal?  What are the best sources of omega-3? Optometrists will often counsel about omega-3 supplements because clinical research supports the benefits of omega-3 fatty acids (DHA...

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