Posts From March, 2019

Vitamin E And Your Eyes

Doctors have an old saying: an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. Eye doctors like Dr. Vic Khemsara feel the same way, and that’s why he’s constantly recommending that his patients from Salem and the surrounding areas take certain steps to protect their eyes. After all, most patients would prefer to see… Read More »

Introducing Laser Assisted Cataract Surgery

Before you can decide whether  to have laser assisted cataract surgery, or “blade  free” cataract surgery, you must first understand a little about cataracts and cataract surgery in general. UNDERSTANDING CATARACTS In the normal  eye, light passes through a clear lens before it reaches the retina.  The lens focuses light on the retina.   In an eye with… Read More »

Femtosecond Laser Assisted Cataract Surgery

 Recently Dr. Khemsara was interviewed about the Femtosecond laser eye surgery for cataract removal. This new laser option decreases healing time and offers a more precise incision. To learn more about the advantages of this new procedure now offered in Winston-Salem, NC watch the video and contact us for more information and set up your… Read More »

Cataract Surgery with State of the Art Equipment

The OPD III has arrived So you might be asking yourself, just what is the OPD III? Well it is a state-of-the-art piece of equipment to better serve our patients electing to have cataract surgery. Actually it is 5–count them–FIVE, devices combined in one unit. The OPD III is a Keratometer, Pupilometer, Corneal Topographer, Auto… Read More »

Red Eyes

RED EYES? So you have red eye, awoke and couldn’t open your eyes because they were crusted closed? Will this go away on its own, or do I need to see the doctor? Hopefully the information below will help you decide what is right for you. Adenovirus infections are responsible for 92% of all keratoconjunctivitis… Read More »

National Eye Donor Month 2014: Celebrating the Gift of Sight

For 31 years, Eye Bank Association of America (EBAA) has commemorated National Eye Donor Month to promote awareness of the need to donate eyes, to recognize donors and their families, and to celebrate corneal transplant recipients. Each March a member of Congress has read a proclamation into the Congressional Record to note this special occasion.… Read More »

Indoor Tanning Can Damage Your Eyes Just Like the Sun

Eleven different U.S. medical organizations have joined together to raise awareness of the dangers of indoor tanning, citing rising skin cancer rates, particularly among young women who are more likely to use indoor tanning beds. In addition to causing skin cancer, tanning beds — just like prolonged sun exposure — can lead to serious eye damage.  Studies have… Read More »

Clinic News

We are very excited at this time to be offering some new treatments in our office. I have put into place the ability to test conjunctivitis in the clinic. We can now determine the cause, whether it is viral or bacterial. No more waiting for lab results.  This allows me to know immediately the best course of treatment… Read More »

My Vision Hasn’t Changed. Do I Need to See the Eye Doctor?

YES! There are many eye diseases that can cause irreparable damage long before we notice any changes in vision. Many eye diseases occur without any pain whatsoever. In this month’s article I will address just a couple of these diseases. While there are several types of glaucoma, the most common types open angle and low… Read More »

Allergies and Your Eyes

If your eyes itch, are red, tearing or burning, pay attention to what they may be telling you. You may have eye allergies, or allergic conjunctivitis, a condition that affects millions of Americans. It is a condition that can occur alone, but often accompanies nasal allergy symptoms, such as sneezing, sniffling and a stuffy nose.… Read More »