Macular Degeneration

Today we will focus on the basics regarding Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD). Sometimes just called macular degeneration or AMD. This is going to include important risk factors and lifestyle choices that can improve your odds against macular degeneration. What is AMD?  Before we can discuss this debilitating disease, I think a brief anatomy lesson is warranted. […]

Does Smoking Marijuana Lower My Eye Pressure?

This is a really popular question I get as an eye doctor. Although marijuana can lower eye pressure, it isn’t really recommended due to the side effects, short duration of action, and lack of evidence. Worldwide Blindness After cataracts, glaucoma is a leading cause of blindness worldwide, affecting more than 60 million people. Glaucoma is […]