February 2017 - Eye Surgeons Associates PC

Lowering Your Eye Pressure

Intraocular pressure (IOP) is one of the most important risk factors for glaucoma. There are several treatment options available to regulate the pressure, including medicated eye drops or the iStent® that is inserted during cataract surgery. For Eye Surgeons patient, Allen, both options have been put to use. Allen explains, “My mother had glaucoma and… Read More


One Procedure. Three Improvements.

For active people like Clara, wearing glasses or contacts, and having cataracts and glaucoma, was really inhibiting her enjoyment of life. Clara’s competed in over 100 marathons and regularly swims, runs and bikes for training and the pure pleasure of being fit and active. Clara has worn glasses and contacts for many years and also… Read More


My Journey with Glaucoma and Cataracts

By Joy S., Eye Surgeon’s Patient I was diagnosed with glaucoma about 10 years ago. Dr. Wagle recommended medicated eye drops to reduce elevated pressure in my eyes. The trade-off of keeping my vision was changing my beautiful brown eyes to black, an unfortunate side effect from the medication. When cataracts were diagnosed, Dr. Wagle… Read More


A Closer Look at Glaucoma

Nikhil Wagle, MD In the U.S., more than 2 million individuals are estimated to be living with glaucoma, and that number is expected to increase by 50%, to more than 3 million, by 2020. Because glaucoma is a painless disease in most cases, patients are frequently unaware that they have a problem, until significant visual… Read More


Are Vitamins and Nutritional Supplements Helpful for your Eyes?

Michael Boehm, MD While modern medicine offers us tremendous options to treat and cure a wide range of eye conditions, there is a growing trend to increase the role of vitamins and nutritional support in the management of eye disease. Many areas in medicine have clear indications that vitamin or nutritional supplement use can help… Read More


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