If your doctor suspects that you may be suffering from cataracts, they will generally take a detailed medical history, including your family history and some tests.
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COMPREHENSIVE EYE EXAM
At its core, a comprehensive eye exam is exactly what it sounds like – an opportunity for an eye care professional to conduct a wide range of different tests, all designed to paint the most complete picture possible with regards to your long-term visual health and wellness.
LASIK EYE SURGERY
Short for “laser-assisted in-situ keratomileuses”, LASIK is a term that describes what is currently the most common form of laser eye surgery used to treat nearsightedness, farsightedness, and astigmatism in the United States today..
WHAT WE TREAT
Macular degeneration is the most prevalent form of irreversible central vision loss in older adults. While certain rare forms of the disease can occur early in life, the majority of cases only begin to develop around the age of 50.
Introduction Both men and women seek eye lifts or tucks to help them look more refreshed and to regain a more youthful appearance. The effect of drooping eyelids may be obscured vision that may interfere with daily tasks that require clear vision such as reading or driving. Many patients complain that the droopy eyelids also […]
Diabetic retinopathy is a very serious complication of diabetes that, without treatment, can ultimately lead to blindness. There are two forms of diabetic retinopathy: proliferative and non-proliferative.
Floaters and Flashes
Almost everyone has experienced the visual disturbances commonly referred to as “floaters” or “flashes” at one point or another in their lifetime.
While it’s true that different eye infections can affect your vision and overall health in different ways, the vast majority of them are all born from the exact same place.
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If you have keratoconus and are looking for treatment options to halt the progression of the eye condition, the professionals at the Center for Sight in Pensacola, Florida, can help. Our cornea specialist, Dr. McKnight, has the experience and expertise needed to diagnose and treat your keratoconus. At the Center for Sight, we are proud […]
During Cataract Surgery, the lens of your eye is replaced with an artificial alternative. This procedure involves the use of a high-frequency ultrasound device that breaks up the lens into smaller pieces for easy removal.
Yag Capsulotomy is a laser treatment that is often used to treat capsule thickening, a common side effect of cataract surgery. It is a relatively simple procedure and is considered to be one of the safest eye surgeries one can undergo.
Introduction Oculoplastic surgery comes in many different forms and is for multiple different conditions. The most common oculoplastic procedures include: Entropion repair, which corrects eyelids that fold inward Ectropion repair, which corrects eyelids that turn outward Ptosis repair, which corrects drooping of the upper or lower eyelid External dacryocystorhinostomy (DCR), which restores the flow of tears Most […]
A corneal transplant is used to treat a wide range of conditions, including but not limited to a bulging, thinning, scarred, or swollen cornea; corneal ulcers; and Fuchs’ dystrophy.
It is important to remember that glaucoma surgery seeks to prevent future damage to the eye and will not offer any improvement for damage that has already been done.
While there are a number of treatments for dry eye, severe cases may require a special procedure called a punctal occlusion to be fully corrected. This procedure seeks to help the eye harness and use what little lubricating tears they are capable of producing.
Retina Detachment/Tear Surgery
Generally, the retina loses its oxygen supply because of a tear or total detachment from the back of the eyeball. If left untreated, a retinal detachment can lead to permanent vision loss, so it requires immediate medical treatment.
Center for Sight is one of the largest eye centers in the Pensacola area, with one main complex and two satellite offices to serve the area. We've assembled a team of Board-certified ophthalmologists and optometrists to handle all aspects of your eye care, from general exams to LASIK to complex surgeries. To further meet your needs, we accept most insurance plans and offer flexible financing options.