Can Dr. Google Diagnose Eye Problems?

Can Dr. Google Diagnose Eye Problems?

Can Dr. Google Diagnose Eye Problems?  A recent study reported at a Meeting of the American Academy of Ophthalmology concluded that while eye health information they found online can be helpful in informing patients with eye problems about conditions, often these...
No Watery Eye Onion Chopping Tips

No Watery Eye Onion Chopping Tips

No Watery Eye Onion Chopping Tips   Onions can add depth and sweetness to savory dishes, but the same compounds that make them so flavorful can also bring you to tears! Onion chopping and eye watering can be managed with a bit of insight and a few tips. Did you know...
Sleep Apnea & Diabetic Eye Problems?

Sleep Apnea & Diabetic Eye Problems?

Sleep Apnea & Diabetic Eye Problems  If you have diabetes, did you know that having severe sleep apnea may increase your risk  of developing diabetic macular edema, a complication of diabetes that can cause vision loss or blindness? Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)...
Diabetics Need Annual Eye Exams!

Diabetics Need Annual Eye Exams!

Diabetics Need Annual Eye Exams  Diabetes and the related diabetic eye problem of diabetic retinopathy is the leading cause preventable blindness in the United States among adults age 20 to 74. About 1/3 of the 30 million Americans with diabetes have diabetic...
Welcome Dr. Kinnari Patel!

Welcome Dr. Kinnari Patel!

Join us in welcoming Dr. Kinnari Patel to Eye Associates. Dr. Patel sees patients for all aspects of primary eye care including routine eye exams for eyeglasses and contact lenses, evaluation and management of chronic and acute eye diseases, including dry eye, eye...