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Many Lives Are Touched When One Life is Helped

“How many fingers can you see now?” That’s what Dr. Sheppard asked Bob a few hours after his surgery. Just hours earlier, he hadn’t been able to see anything. After surgery, he could clearly see the four fingers Dr. Sheppard was holding up. “I went from zero to four fingers... Read More

It’s Cataract Awareness Month

June may signify the beginning of the beautiful summer months, but it also stands as Cataract Awareness Month. Cataracts are one of the leading causes of blindness worldwide, and remain a main cause of decreased vision in the United States. Cataracts form as the crystalline lens of the eye, which... Read More

Norfolk Ophthalmologists Offer New Treatment for Degenerative Eye Disease

Virginia Eye Consultants is one of the first practices in the state to employ Corneal Collagen Cross-Linking as a method of slowing or stopping the development of keratoconus. Norfolk, VA – According to the doctors at Virginia Eye Consultants, patients suffering from keratoconus—a degenerative eye disease with no cure—can now... Read More

Benefits of Laser Cataract Surgery

Cataract surgery is one of the most common eye surgeries performed at Virginia Eye Consultants. Patients come from all over to seek the expertise of our highly experienced eye doctors, who are skilled in both traditional and laser cataract surgery. Although the traditional procedure can provide exceptional results for those... Read More

What Causes Dry Eye?

Dry eye disease is a chronic condition that can result from a number of causes. Although its complete reversal may not be possible, the symptoms can be effectively managed. To treat your condition, our experienced eye care team will first determine the most likely cause of your unique case. According... Read More

LipiFlow for Dry Eyes

Virginia Eye Consultants is excited to announce LipiFlow® Thermal Pulsation System. LipiFlow® is the only treatment approved by the FDA for long term dry eye relief.  LipiFlow® is the only treatment that addresses the root cause, not just the symptoms, of Evaporative Dry Eye by treating the blocked Meibomian glands.... Read More

Elizabeth Yeu, MD: Featured Writer in Cataract and Refractive Surgery Today.

Elizabeth Yeu, MD is a featured writer in Advanced Ocular Care’s March 2013 issue of Cataract and Refractive Surgery Today. In her article, Dr. Yeu addresses the challenges with diagnosing and managing dry eye disease in certain categories of patients. Dr. Yeu’s article was included in Advanced Ocular Care’s monthly... Read More

John Sheppard, MD Featured in Besivance® Patient Case Study

John Sheppard, MD, president of Virginia Eye Consultants is currently featured in a Besivance® Patient Case Study. In the case study, he describes a 63 year-old female who had many instances of painful red eye with acute discharge and discomfort. She also carried staphylococcus aureus in her nasal cavity. Dr.... Read More

Diagnosing Dry Eye Disease With the TearLab Osmolarity System

Dry eye disease is a multi-factorial disease that affects an estimated 25 million people in the United States alone. In fact, dry eye disease is one of the most common reasons that people visit their eye care professional. The increasing prevalence of dry eye disease is precisely why Virginia Eye... Read More

Love Your Eyes

Given the great importance most of us place on sight, it would seem to follow that we’d give them the best care possible, but sometimes we get too busy or we forget to do a few simple things than can keep our eyes healthy. For Valentine’s Day, Virginia Eye Consultants... Read More

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