Author Archive | Vic Khemsara

Breaking News

Local Clemmons patient with 20/70 vision in danger of losing driver’s permit. Local surgeon performed cataract surgery, and patient now has 20/25 vision and his independence has been restored and driver’s permit has been renewed! Local Winston-Salem citizen who experienced sudden vision loss had sight restored after retinal detachment surgery performed by local retina specialist. […]

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Back to School

Once again, it’s back to school time.   Parents are purchasing all the right supplies, attending open house for their children, possibly taking care of pediatrician visits before the school schedule becomes too hectic.   However, are we remembering one of the most important items in readying their children for the coming school year?    Parents want their […]

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Allergies or Dry Eye?

It is almost a no-win situation.   During the cold months, allergies flare up due to changes in the way we live. We live in homes that are sealed to trap heat in the winter and cool conditioned air in the summer. We have wall-to-wall carpeting and throw rugs on our floors. This comfortable and energy-conscious […]

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Summit With Thankfulness

We turn on the TV, open Facebook, or some access other media, and we cannot avoid seeing all the chaos and turmoil in our country.   The news is very seldom about the “good” in our country.   This is Thanksgiving month.   It is a time to give thanks for all we are and all we have.   The staff at […]

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Acute Angle Closure Glaucoma

The Silent Thief of Sight

Glaucoma is known as the “silent thief of sight,” because in the most common form, there are typically no early symptoms as the disease sneaks up on its victims, robbing them of side vision first and then, over time, zeroing in until it’s like looking through a narrow tunnel. Finally, glaucoma takes away vision altogether. Glaucoma […]

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More Tests?

The questions and tests in an eye care provider’s office are to learn about changes in overall health, medication changes, or visual problems noted by the patient.   This information can assist the physician in preventing, diagnosing and/or treating any vision diseases or changes. Some tests are performed when a specific problem is suspected, while some […]

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receptionist

First Impressions: The Receptionist

The face of any medical office is the front desk as you walk in! The front office is the introduction to patients of where they’re about to be for the next hour or so of their lives. In most cases, 99% of people would prefer to steer clear of any doctor’s office in exchange for […]

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