Entries by Kristopher A. May, OD, FAAO

Treatment Options for Retinopathy

Retinopathy is a disease or disorder of the retina, the light-sensitive tissue at the back of your eye that converts images to electrical signals for the brain to interpret. If something goes awry with your retinas, you may suffer partial or total vision loss. For this reason, it’s important to keep regular appointments with your eye […]

Teaching Kids to Care For Contact Lenses

Whereas eyeglasses can be easily taken off, lost, or sat on, contact lenses are more likely to be used and accepted by your school-aged child. Contact lenses for kids in Coldwater, MS, offer a great alternative to eyeglasses. But contacts require special skills to ensure they are well cared for. Here are some tips for teaching […]

Choosing the Right Eyewear for Your Face Shape

Here are the most common eyewear shapes. Let’s explore each one so you can determine which one fits you. Oval Face Shape Oval faces are versatile and well-balanced. That means if you have an oval face shape, almost any style of eyeglasses in Coldwater, MS, will complement your natural symmetry. You have the option of experimenting […]

Can I Have Glaucoma and Cataracts at the Same Time?

Cataracts and glaucoma are two very common eye conditions that typically happen to older people. Because the two share some similarities, it’s not uncommon to get the two confused. However, these are two distinctly different disorders, so it’s important to separate their symptoms and aftermath so you can understand how they work. It’s also important […]