The Doctors at First Eye Associates specialize in state of the art cataract surgery to restore youthful vision and reduce the need for glasses. Utilizing a no-stitch procedure a sub 2.4 mm incision is made. The cataract is removed using ultrasound also called Phacoemulsification. Once the cataract material has been removed an intraocular lens (IOL) is folded and inserted through the original small incision. The procedure is performed as an out-patient…Read More
A sight stealing disease with no symptoms, this condition is easily overlooked but also often over-diagnosed. Our experienced doctors at First Eye Associates will take the time to evaluate you and treat you appropriately with current technology.
Floaters and flashing lights are a frightening experience and may indicate a serious problem in the back of your eye. Fortunately, they usually don’t require treatment. They do, though, require a skilled doctor to evaluate the back of your eye to rule out a serious problem. All of the doctors at First Eye Associates can evaluate retinal problems and treat you appropriately if necessary.
LASIK is an outpatient surgical procedure used to treat myopia (nearsightedness), hyperopia (farsightedness), and astigmatism. With LASIK, the ophthalmologist will reshape the cornea (the clear covering of the eye) to improve the way the eye focuses light rays onto the retina. Our ophthalmologists have performed over 12,000 LASIK surgeries in their careers…Read More
Macular Degeneration Therapy
Important advancements in the treatment of “wet” macular degeneration are resulting in visual improvement for many of our patients that suffer from this terrible disease. Early diagnosis is important in order for treatment to be effective and the doctors at First Eye Associates will be happy to see you right away if you notice worrisome changes in your vision. First Eye Associates physicians help diagnose and treat macular degeneration.
Cornea and External Eyelid Conditions
Scratched eyes, pink eye, lumps and bumps on eyelids are all things that the doctors at First Eye Associates are experts at eliminating. We will make every effort to see you the same day if you experience a sore or painful eye or eyelid. Worried you may have a contagious “pink eye”? First Eye Associates can culture you for viral conjunctivitis and give you the results in minutes avoiding expensive medications and confirming if you really need to be off work.
Diabetic retinopathy is caused by damage to blood vessels of the retina. The retina is the layer of tissue at the back of the inner eye. It changes light and images that enter the eye into nerve signals that are sent to the brain…. Read More
Burning, itchy red eyes due to dryness are no longer treated with just lubricating eye drops. The Doctors at First Eye Associates are skilled in the aggressive treatment of dry eye including the use of Restasis, Punctal Plugs, Punctal occlusion, anti-inflammatory eye drops, and diet supplementation.
Age Related Macular Degeneration
We now offer RetnaGene AMD testing. This is a laboratory-developed test to assess the risk of developing wet AMD or your risk of dry AMD progressing to wet AMD at 2, 5 and 10 year time points.
Adult and Pediatric Eye Care
The physicians at First Eye Associates are proud to provide comprehensive eye care for all ages. Perhaps you just need to make sure your eyes are healthy—we are here for you. Worried about your child sitting too close to the TV or squinting?—we are here for you. From pediatric cataract surgery to reading glasses to treatment for macular degeneration, our doctors can put your mind at ease.
Glasses and Contacts
Your glasses get more use than any other purchase you make, including your favorite jeans or your car and getting the right prescription is key to a comfortable visual experience…. Read More
At our State of the Art Comprehensive Diagnostic Testing Center, we provide Visual Field Analysis, Ultrasonic Biometry, Fundus Photography, Fluorescein Angiography, Optical Coherence Tomography, Corneal Topography, Goldman Perimetry, Pre-surgical cataract measurements, and Color vision testing.