February is Age-Related Macular Degeneration Awareness Month

Posted by on Feb 3, 2017 in News

February is Age-Related Macular Degeneration Awareness Month

Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD) is the leading cause of blindness among older Americans, but new treatments have dramatically changed the course of this disease over the last several years, making AMD more manageable than ever before. During AMD Awareness Month in February, Comprehensive EyeCare of Central Ohio is reminding people with AMD that they need to have regular eye examinations and need to screen their vision with an Amsler grid weekly. Click HERE to learn more about macular degeneration and to print out a copy of an Amsler Grid.  ...

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Want to get some exercise and help a great charitable organization?

Posted by on Jan 23, 2017 in News

Want to get some exercise and help a great charitable organization?

Comprehensive EyeCare is pleased to announce our inaugural Eye Run 5K on Saturday June 3, 2017.  Registered runners and walkers will be benefiting the Westerville Senior Association, which has been dedicated to enhancing the quality of life for seniors in the local community.  The race will be starting at Alum Creek Park North in Westerville.  Please register today by clicking on the logo below!...

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Corneal crosslinking approved for keratoconus

Posted by on May 25, 2016 in News

Corneal crosslinking approved for keratoconus

Comprehensive EyeCare of Central Ohio is pleased to announce that a major breakthrough in the treatment of keratoconus, a condition that thins the cornea causing it to bulge irregularly, has been approved by the FDA.  Corneal collagen crosslinking is an in-office procedure that strengthens the cornea to halt the progression of the bulging by using special eye drops that are activated within the corneal tissue by exposure to a certain wavelength of light. Traditional treatments of keratoconus include the use of hard contact lenses and corneal transplantation.  Dr. Kenneth Beckman has extensive experience with this procedure, having participated in two of the Avedro FDA clinical trials for corneal crosslinking and will now be able to provide this service to keratoconus patients. Learn more about this procedure here: http://avedro.com/en-us/ Please call our office at 614-890-5692 to schedule your consultation with Dr. Beckman to see if you qualify for this...

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