Category Archives: Eye Diseases

Glaucoma 101

Glaucoma 101 Because January is National Glaucoma Awareness Month, I thought I would just give a quick Glaucoma 101 lesson. Glaucoma is the second leading cause of blindness, led only by cataracts. Additionally, glaucoma is painless, which is why patients … Continue reading

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Make Vision a Priority in 2013

Looking for a New Year’s resolution? How about improving your eye health? The gift of sight is a terrible thing to waste. Here are some ideas to improve your eye health in 2013! Eat Smart – You’d be surprised how … Continue reading

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Eye Diseases Rise with Diabetes

Myopia and hyperopia aren’t the only reasons to visit your Indiana optometrist anymore; eye diseases are seeing a rise in cases due to the increase in diabetes. According to Fox News, non-refractive visual impairments (vision problems not solved with eyeglasses) rose 21% … Continue reading

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Saving Sight, One Glaucoma Patient at a Time

“The Dr. at the Greenwood [Dr. Tavel] store is wonderful. I believe he saved my husband’s eyesight by urging him to be tested further for Glaucoma even though the signs were slight. Best. Advise. Ever. The Glaucoma turned out to … Continue reading

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Hamilton’s Eye Hoaxes

I always knew that drinking too much caffeine and energy drinks were probably not all that great for you, but I didn’t know it was this bad: Josh Hamilton of the Texas Rangers’ has been out of the lineup since … Continue reading

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