Entries by Laura S. Miller, O.D.

Why is Conjunctivitis So Contagious?  

If you or your loved one has ever had conjunctivitis, you’ve probably been warned by your eye doctor to be careful about spreading it to someone else. But just why is conjunctivitis so contagious? How can something that only affects your eyes be transmitted to someone else? The answer lies in how humans tend to […]

Clearing the Fog About Glaucoma with Real Facts

Glaucoma is one of those eye health conditions that get a lot of attention, but it is also highly misunderstood. Take a look at some of the myths associated with glaucoma. Myth: Glaucoma blindness is not a preventable result of the disease. While glaucoma itself may not always be preventable, you can control some of […]

Helpful Tips For Living With Low Vision

It can be challenging for visually impaired people to carry out daily living activities such as shopping, cooking, and even watching TV. The challenges extend into their ability to work as expected, maintain relationships with friends and family, and comfortably participate in social and recreational activities. In severe cases where their vision diminishes, these individuals […]