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Workplace Vision Wellness

  The month of March is Workplace Vision Wellness Month, and while you may think this does not apply to you, you are likely wrong.  Typically, we think of work-related eye injuries applying to those who spend most of their workday in construction zones, landscaping, farming, handling animals, manufacturing, etc.  But work-related eye injuries can […]


Springtime, Pollen, and Itchy Eyes . . . Oh My!!

The first day of spring in 2019 is Wednesday, March 20th.  If you live in the lovely state of Kentucky, you know two things: Number 1: You’re ready for Spring because it’s STILL snowing in the month of March!   Number 2: Spring has essentially already started! I don’t know about you guys, but I […]


“Love Will Keep Us Together”

If you came into our office on February 1st, 2019, you would have noticed that our staff was dressed in red.  That was partly because our normal Friday scrub color is red.  The other reason was to celebrate National Wear Red Day to raise awareness about women and heart disease.  Luckily, they both fell on […]


What is new with Macular Degeneration?

Age related macular degeneration (AMD) is the leading cause of blindness in the United States in those people age 55 and over. Over 10 million people in the U.S. suffer from some form of AMD.  Even though many new treatments are now available, AMD remains a very prominent cause of blindness and is becoming much […]


“The eyes are the window to your soul.”

William Shakespeare once said, “The eyes are the window to your soul.”  Those eyes that let you watch your kids play ball, see the Eiffel Tower, read the beautiful words of a novel, or to see the precise detail in building clocks.  Those eyes that show a person’s emotional state when a smile, whether real […]


The University of Louisville Refractive Surgery Training Program

This past year, the Suburban Excimer Laser Center began training the University of Louisville Ophthalmology Residents to perform LASIK. With support from Johnson & Johnson Vision, Dr. Richard Eiferman, Dr. Mark Cassol and myself became certified to provide LASIK training to the University of Louisville Residents. Johnson & Johnson Vision is providing our laser center […]


Why do my eyes water all of the time?

Dry Eye If your eyes water, it could from one of several problems. The most common reason for the eyes to water is actually dry eyes, which seems counter intuitive. The reason that dry eyes can cause watering is from reflex tearing. There are two types of tear glands: smaller ones, known as accessory lacrimal […]


Why choose our practice to have LASIK surgery?

Why choose our practice to have LASIK surgery? What doctor you choose to perform your LASIK procedure is a very important choice. So how do you make that decision? The first and probably most critical factor is whether the surgeon that you choose performs all aspects of the examination process before and after the procedure.  […]



What’s new in Cataract Surgery?

Cataract surgery is one of the most common outpatient procedures performed in the United States with over 3 million procedures performed annually. Cataract surgery involves the removal of the natural lens of the eye which has become clouded followed by replacement with an artificial lens implant known as an intraocular lens or IOL.  Patients typically […]


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