There are several types of glaucoma, all of which can result in damage to the optic nerve. This can result in blindness if left untreated. In most cases, glaucoma is caused by excessive pressure within the eye.
Questions about Cataracts, Glaucoma, or Dry Eyes? Dr. Calder will be hosting a FREE breakfast seminar on Saturday, October 5 at 9:00 am where you can have all of your questions answered. Call to reserve your seat at (610)603-5553.
According to the National Eye Institute, more than 95 percent of people with cataracts are age 55 and older. While the vast majority of cataract cases occur beginning at age 40, younger adults, children and infants also can develop cataracts.
Curious about cataracts or glaucoma? Dr. Tellez, a fellowship trained glaucoma specialist and experienced cataract surgeon, will be hosting a FREE seminar on Tuesday, September 3 at 12:00 pm. Call (610)603-5553 to reserve your seat today.
Berks Eye wants to thank you for allowing us to share in the care of your eye health. As a special thank you, we are inviting you to join us at our office on August 21 from 10am to 4 pm for refreshments, raffle prizes, the opportunity to shop new eyewear, and loads of fun! You will also have a chance to meet our new doctors, Kasey Pierson, M.D. and Travis Gabriel, O.D.
Congratulations to Dr. Kasey Pierson on his first day at Berks Eye Physicians & Surgeons. Dr. Pierson is a board-certified, fellowship-trained cornea specialist with experience in cataract and refractive surgery and focuses on state-of-the-art medical and surgical treatment of eye disease.
Pterygium or “surfer’s eye” is an elevated, wedge-shaped growth on the eyeball that begins on the white of the eye (sclera) and can extend to the cornea. Although benign, pterygium can become quite bothersome if left untreated.
Berks Eye is proud to announce that there is a new physician joining the practice. Help us welcome Kasey Pierson, M.D. who is a fellowship trained cornea, cataract, and refractive surgery specialist. Call to schedule your appointment today.
Berks Eye is proud to announce that we have a new optometrist joining our team. Please help us in welcoming Dr. Travis Gabriel who specializes in optometry and contact lenses. Call to schedule your appointment today.
The number of people hospitalized with an eye injury, regardless of whether it was the primary or secondary injury, is on the rise. According to a cohort study, the number rose by 18 percent over 13 years and researchers believe the majority of the increase is due to falls among adults age 65 and older.
The material contained on this site is for informational purposes only and is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health care provider.