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The Delray Eye Associates are proud to report that after serving as Clinical Investigators for AVEDRO’s FDA trial on Corneal Crosslinking for Keratoconus for the past two years, the FDA has recently approved this revolutionary new procedure. Corneal crosslinking was originally developed in Germany and has spread throughout the world over the past ten years. […]

Glaucoma is a disease where the eye pressure is typically too high, leading to damage to the optic nerve. The optic nerve supplies all of the vision for the eye, and any damage that occurs is typically irreversible. The pressure level at which damage occurs is variable from person to person. There are many different […]

The “angle” in the eye is the area where fluid drains out of the eye; it is also called the “drainage angle”. Fluid is constantly produced inside the eye. This fluid must be constantly drained or the eye pressure will rise. This may occur if the drainage angle closes. High eye pressure can damage the […]

The initial treatment for glaucoma typically includes eye drops and laser, which are generally associated with minimal risk. Although most glaucoma can be controlled in this way, a significant minority will require surgery for glaucoma. There are newer, “minimally invasive” procedures for treating early or mild glaucoma, involving enhancing the natural drainage systems. Once glaucoma […]

One of the most common ocular complaints I hear from my patients is of ocular irritation and burning. Quite frequently, blepharitis is the cause of these symptoms, and often this condition has been undiagnosed or under-treated. I have recently come across a new product called Avenova that seems to be an extremely effective and well […]