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Age Related Macular Degeneration

How can a low vision specialist help you with end-stage macular degeneration?

Age-related macular degeneration affects about 11 million people in America and is a leading cause of blindness for people over the age of 50. It occurs when the macula, which is responsible for your central vision, begins to deteriorate. Age is one of the biggest risk factors, with poor nutrition and smoking, also playing a…

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Glaucoma Awareness Month: what are your glaucoma treatment options?

Glaucoma is a leading cause of blindness in America as a result of often going unnoticed for years. It is thought to affect over 3 million Americans with only half of them aware they have the condition. As part of Glaucoma Awareness Month, we wanted to shine a light on glaucoma, its symptoms and treatment…

Medical Health Insurance

How does medical health insurance work?

Are you confused about health insurance? It can be a minefield of legal terms and financial jargon but it’s essential to protect your health. At Braverman-Terry-OEI Eye Associates, your eye doctors in San Antonio, we’re experienced in dealing with the intricacies of health insurance and can help you understand your coverage. Here we’ll look at…

Taking a closer look at Surfer’s Eye treatment, AKA, Pterygium surgery

Pterygium, sometimes referred to as Surfer’s Eye, is a noncancerous growth on the eye. In some cases, the pterygium only affects the white of the eye and has no symptoms, but it can grow over the cornea and affect your vision. This is a fairly common condition and the standard treatment for it is a…

Veterans Day – the effects of PTSD on vision

With Veteran’s Day coming up, it’s a good time to take a closer look at how Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, otherwise know as PTSD, in war veterans can affect their vision. Many people assume PTSD only has mental effects, but studies in recent years show that many veterans with PTSD or traumatic brain injury (TBI) also…

Glaucoma: the silent thief of vision

With glaucoma being one of the leading causes of blindness in the USA and worldwide, it’s important to know all your treatment options to slow down the progression of this sight threatening disease. What are my options for open angle glaucoma treatment? If you’ve tried medication to treat your open angle glaucoma or perhaps even…

Finding the right corrective eye surgery options – ICL Lens

When it comes to visual support, there is no one-size-fits-all option. LASIK and PRK are common corrective eye surgery options but they are not always suitable for everyone. At Oday Alsheikh MD Braverman-Terry-OEI, your trusted eye surgeons in San Antonio, Dr Stuart Terry and his team offer an innovative LASIK alternative.   What is an…

What are the best lens options for cataract surgery?

When it comes to the technology that supports your sensory abilities, the goal of any research and advancement is to offer results that are as close as possible to a natural experience. In the past, cataract surgery has been very good at restoring aspects of vision for people. However, many patients still rely on glasses…

Corneal Crosslinking San Antonio, Texas

Keratoconus treatment – What is Corneal Crosslinking?

When it comes to your eye health, you want to put your vision in the hands of highly-trained professionals that you can trust. Technical skills are an important factor when it comes to deciding who to work with, but you also need to consider working with doctors who champion communication and individually-focused care. This ensures…

What is cataract surgery and how can it improve your vision?

The human body is amazing. When it comes to your eyes, there are so many components that combine to produce a truly awesome sense of sight. One of these components is the lens in your eye. This is usually clear, and it allows us to focus on objects. Various conditions can affect your lenses, one…

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