Eye Clinic Procedures

Uneasy About LASIK Eye Surgery? New Video Page

At the Eye Clinic, we understand the anxiety associated with surgery. The unknown with it’s various outcomes all takes a toll on your nerves, creating unnecessary stress. And while most optical treatments are now done right in the doctors office with supreme supervision, it’s always refreshing to have a good idea on what’s coming before going into surgery. We’re thrilled …

LASIK Mexico Mission

Eye Surgery at Piña Palmera, Zipolite, Oaxaca, México

Dear Family, Friends, and Colleagues, Our 17th medical mission to Piña Palmera (since Oct 2002) included both optometry (general optometry and screening for surgery) and ophthalmology (eye surgery). Yet in a larger sense, it included reunions with old friends, a global sense of family, God’s constant hand of guidance, and dancing. Somehow, the sight of a goofy, 6’3” gringo dancing …

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Latest News on Collagen Cross Linking

By: Suzanne Erpenbach Feb 11, 2014 Collagen cross linking (CXL) with UVA is currently being tested in the United States under protocols established for clinical trials. This promising technology for treating keratoconus has been used in Europe for several years and has been shown to be a safe and effective way to stop the progression of this eye disease. This …

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New Option for Glaucoma Patients

Glaucoma refers to a group of eye conditions that can lead to damage of the optic nerve. Since this nerve carries visual information from the eye to the brain, damage to this nerve can cause vision loss which is not reversible. In most cases, damage to the optic nerve is caused by increased pressure within the eye (also known as …