Glaucoma

First, let me say that glaucoma is, in large part, but not exclusively, an increase in the fluid pressure in the eye.  Medications or laser surgeries can decrease pressure.  So, often, can cataract surgery.  I’m not quite as impressed with the cataract surgery implantable drain plugs as I’d like.  But, in general, they seem to…

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Snowman in a forrest filled with snow, wrapped in a scarf and a hat with eyes and a smile made of branches.

The Gift of Sight

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About Time

We’re a little bit old school around here. We still use paper. We have minimal automated equipment. We like to treat our patients as part of our family, not a commission paycheck. And we like to take our time working with you. Seldom in eye care or in any medical care does anyone talk about…

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What Is Vision Therapy, You Ask?

Well, here at Dr. Hussey’s office, we use many visual motion activities to stimulate the connections between the eyes and the brain.  The primary issue we treat with Vision Therapy is Intermittent Central Suppression. In “normal people” terms, the message from one or both eyes traveling to the brain goes to sleep, like a computer…

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Dr. EYEnstein At It again!

Check out our new animation video featuring Dr. EYEnstein and learn more about the signs and symptoms of your child’s eye health. We spoof test a child’s visual development using parental localization apparatus – that is, 4-foot pink bunny ears at a school assembly. Beyond our love of laughter and good comedy, there is also…

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A Bit About Brains…

By: Eric Hussey, OD, FCOVD, Optometric Offices, Spokane, Washington. We need to talk a bit about brains.  An interesting research study came out from the University of Washington that looked at dementia and cataract surgery.  The idea was if we get cataracts out of the way sooner, does that make any difference in when dementia…

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Concussions and Optometry

By: Eric Hussey, OD, FCOVD, Optometric Offices, Spokane, Washington. I do like old television shows: Perry Mason, that kind of thing.  One of the best old TV shows (in my view) is Peter Gunn.  You’ll recognize the Peter Gunn theme music any time you hear a high school pep band.  It’s top-notch 30-minute episodes, sort…

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