Summit Eye Care Christmas 2016

Christmas: Simpler Times

When I was younger, Christmas was a joyful time. Our tree was a cedar cut from the field near our home.   The lights had to be untangled, and bulbs replaced.  Gifts were very small and did not cost much, as our family was not rich.   My mother would buy socks, aftershave lotion, handkerchiefs for the […]

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What to Do About Those Cloudy Cataracts?

Last month we discussed, “What is a cataract?” Now we need to learn, “What do I (yes, me) do, about cataracts?” Cataract surgery has evolved by “leaps and bounds” as folks like to say. We have gone from a week’s stay in the hospital with sand bags beside our head to in and out of […]

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Those Darn Floaters

What are those irritating spots in my eyes and will they ever go away? Sound familiar? Floaters are a common nuisance for most adults and are due to our aging process. At a young age, the vitreous (the gel-like substance in the eye) is transparent, but as one ages, imperfections gradually develop. The common type […]

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Inserting Eye Drops Made Easy

Eye Drop Insertion Made Easy

Inserting eye drops tends to be one of the most difficult, frustrating medications to utilize. We either miss the eye entirely, get a part of the drop in the eye, put it on our cheek or think a drop came out when actually nothing happened.   None of the above are acceptable, as using drops for […]

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child wearing sunglasses

Should I Wear Sunglasses?

Sunglasses are everywhere.   They come in all shapes, sizes, prices, colors.   Which ones are the right ones? Should I pay a lot for them?   Should I buy the large ones or the dark ones? Do I really need them or should I wear them just to look cool?   It can be so confusing. First, let’s […]

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Eye Knowledge: Fact or Fiction?

Rumor has it that eating carrots are good for your eyes – ever seen a rabbit wearing spectacles? Ever heard a parent say, “Back up from that TV – it will ruin your eyes”? Fact or Fiction? Do you know the real truth?  Answer the following questions to test your “eye” knowledge. Carrots good for […]

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Eyes with and without glaucoma

Glaucoma: The Silent Disease

Spring is in the air, the sun is shining, flowers are blooming and the world is a beautiful place. No one is thinking their vision or that of a loved one could be slowly slipping away. Our world is unique, with beautiful sights to behold. Dr. Khemsara spends many hours diagnosing and treating patients to […]

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