What you eat can have a big impact on your eye and vision health. Fortunately, many foods that are good for your eyes also taste great and have other health benefits. In this post, the team at Berks Eye Physicians and Surgeons discusses 20 foods that are great for your eye health.Continue reading “20 Foods That Are Great for Eye Health”
Learning you have an eye condition or vision problem can be a challenging experience. Your eye doctor will be giving you a lot of information about your condition and treatment options, and it’s important that you understand what you need to do to keep your eyes healthy.
In this post, the team at Berks Eye Physicians and Surgeons gives their tips for communicating effectively with your eye doctor.Continue reading “Tips for Communicating Effectively with Your Eye Doctor”
Diabetes can negatively impact your eyes and even cause vision loss in some cases.
In this post, the team at Berks Eye Physicians and Surgeons discusses the group of conditions known as diabetic eye disease.Continue reading “Understanding Diabetic Eye Disease”
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.
In this post, the team at Berks Eye Physicians and Surgeons discusses the different types of glaucoma. Continue reading “Understanding the Different Types of Glaucoma”
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.
Berks Eye Physicians and Surgeons explains more in this blog post. Continue reading “Can Young People Get 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.
No RSVP is required.
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.
The eye doctors at Berks Eye Physicians and Surgeons have years of experience treating patients with pterygium. Here, we explain what causes the eye condition. Continue reading “What Causes Pterygium?”