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Amber’s Story: Eyelid Surgery and Treatment for Retinal Detachment

When she went to her annual eye exam, her optometrist told her that she should see an experienced ophthalmologist right away and referred her to Virginia Eye Consultants.

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See Your Way Through Allergy Season

Some people are unaware that seasonal allergies cannot only affect the head and upper respiratory system, but the eyes as well.

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World Sight Day

The top causes of visual impairments are refractive error, cataracts, and glaucoma, but just visiting the eye doctor can treat most of these.

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Keeping an Eye on Corneal Ulcers

Dr. Jessica Schiffbauer shares her tips for keeping your eyes healthy during the summer.

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Is it Allergies or Dry Eye?

Dry eye syndrome and ocular allergies are both very common eye conditions.

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Many Lives Are Touched When One Life is Helped

Dr. Sheppard performed a partial thickness corneal transplant on his right eye which significantly reduced the swelling and improved his vision.

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It’s Cataract Awareness Month

Don’t let cataracts impair you from the vision that you desire. Talk to your optometrist to see if you are ready for cataract surgery.

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Norfolk Ophthalmologists Offer New Treatment for Degenerative Eye Disease

The VEC ophthalmologists note that keratoconus gradually causes vision to worsen as the shape of the cornea distorts and its surface scars in response.

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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

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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.

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Norfolk Eye Surgeons Talk Dry Eye Awareness Month and Advanced Treatment Options

Virginia Eye Consultants provide an overview of what may cause dry eye disease, as well as how the condition can be effectively treated.

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Virginia Eye Consultants Announces LipiFlow® for the Treatment of Dry Eye Disease

Dry eye sufferers rejoice! Virginia Eye Consultants is excited to announce LipiFlow® Thermal Pulsation System as a new treatment option for chronic evaporative dry eye disease

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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.

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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.

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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...

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Dr. Scoper Discusses the Basics of Cataract Surgery on The Hampton Roads Show

August is National Cataract Awareness Month. According to a study by the National Eye Institute, cataracts affect more than 20 million Americans age 40 and older.

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August is National Cataract Awareness Month

August is National Cataract Awareness Month. Cataract is a clouding of the lens of the eye and the leading cause of vision loss in people over age 55.

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Clinical Research on Eye Conditions

Virginia Eye Consultants participates in cutting edge clinical research in ophthalmology, giving patients the opportunity to take advantage of exciting new landmark treatments

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Patient Testimonial: Barbara Cobb

Barbara Cobb suffered from an extreme form of dry eyes- a condition that can leave many of us feeling uncomfortable, frustrated, and helpless

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The ABC’s of Great Vision

Today is the first day back to school for many children across the United States. Correct vision is crucial in today's fast-paced classroom, and without it, learning will beco

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