• Blog
RSS Feed
  • "Excited to get Started"
    Last week I dispensed a pair of bioptic telescopic glasses to Wallace Lawson, a Virginia gentleman who has lost his driver's permit because he can no longer meet the vision Read more
  • Searching for Help
    Although most of my low vision patients are from Virginia and West Virginia some come from other states.  Today I scheduled a man who lives in South Carolina.  His daughter Read more
  • Maintaining Independence
    In the past few weeks two of my low vision patients have returned to me to be re-certified to continue driving with their bioptic telescopic glasses.  In Virginia bioptic drivers Read more
  • The Free Telephone Consultation
       Many of my low vision patients read about me on the internet or in my newspaper ads.  They take me up on my offer of a free telephone consultation Read more
  • Inspiring Article in Guideposts magazine
      There is a very inspiring article in the October 2014 issue of Guideposts.  The piece is called "Double Vision".  Author Karen Young and her twin Sharon began losing vision Read more
  • Eye Nutrients for Eye Health
    The October 2014 edition of AOA Focus, a publication of the American Optometric Association has an article discussing the importance of adding certain nutrients to your diet to delay the progression Read more
  • Eye Nutrients for Eye Health
    The October 2014 edition of AOA Focus, a publication of the American Optometric Association has an article discussing the importance of adding certain nutrients to your diet to delay the progression Read more
  • "I Can Read For Hours"
       I had a call today from a low vision patient, Joseph.  He has lost vision from glaucoma and was referred to me by his ophthalmologist.  What Joseph really wanted to Read more
  • Sight Saving Tips
     A recent article in Optometry Times by Colleen E. McCarthy listed several steps that people should take to help preserve their sight.  Titled "Help elderly maintain independence with 7 sight Read more
  • Age-related macular degeneration occurs much earlier than previously assumed.
    The summary below is from a large study done in Germany.  This new information adds to previous studies that show a strong link to heredity and smoking.  There are some Read more
  • Still Playing in the Band
    Donald Jenkins called a couple weeks ago to tell me he is still enjoying playing in the Community Band in his town in North Carolina.  "I love my low vision Read more
  • Smoking and Macular Degeneration
    The following article was taken with some editing from "AOA News" 7/9/2014, the online newsletter of the American Optometric Association. "Smoke signals: Links between smoking and eye disease"Since the first Surgeon General's Report Read more
  • Having Trouble Reading Your Medicine Labels?
    Most prescription labels fail to meet guidelines, risking dosage errors, Canadian study concludesPosted: 09 Jul 2014 08:54 AM PDT"Small print and poor printing on prescription labels handed out by pharmacists Read more
  • Macular Degeneration: Legally Blind, Maybe, Maybe Not
      A few days ago I saw two patients who had recently been told by their retinal specialists that they were legally blind and must stop driving.  The first patient, Read more
  • Helping a Delightful 93 Year Old Lady
    This past week I had a very delightful low vision patient. Catherine is 93 years old. She has been getting excellent care from her ophthalmologist for many years. His treatment Read more
  • A Nice Letter From A Patient
    I always appreciate it when patients take the time to write or call and let me know how they are doing. This week I received a letter from a lady Read more

Location

Hours of Operation

Monday:

By Appointment

Tuesday:

By Appointment

Wednesday:

By Appointment

Thursday:

By Appointment

Friday:

By Appointment

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed

Testimonial

  • "You are the best low vision doctor I've referred to. You are an asset to my practice."
    W.P. / MD
  • "Thanks for all you are doing for these unfortunate patients."
    J.T.
  • "You've helped everyone who I've referred to you."
    N.S. / O.D