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Cataract Patient Story – SM

When I first met Dr. Confino it was for my LASIK surgery over twenty years ago. I have been his patient ever since. Earlier in the year he diagnosed me with cataracts. We spoke about options, my lifestyle, my wants and needs from my vision. As he has had me on...

Sleep Apnea & Diabetic Eye Problems?

Sleep Apnea & Diabetic Eye Problems  If you have diabetes, did you know that having severe sleep apnea may increase your risk  of developing diabetic macular edema, a complication of diabetes that can cause vision loss or blindness? Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)...

Diabetics Need Annual Eye Exams!

Diabetics Need Annual Eye Exams!  Diabetes and the related diabetic eye problem of diabetic retinopathy is the leading cause preventable blindness in the United States among adults age 20 to 74. About 1/3 of the 30 million Americans with diabetes have diabetic...

ED, Viagra & Vision Problems

ED, Viagra & Vision Problems   Did you know that in high doses the erectile dysfunction medicine Viagra can cause vision problems? Recent reports in Frontiers in Neurology relayed that Sildenafil, sold under the brand name Viagra is considered safe for men with...

Eye Drops for Droopy Eyelids

Eye Drops for Droopy Eyelids  Did you know that there is a prescription eye drop to help droopy eyelids? It is estimated that 10-12% of adults have a droopy eyelid, but many don’t know it’s considered a disorder, or that it can be treated. Droopy eyelid occurs...

Cataract Patient Story

January 2020 I was told I had cataracts by my optometrist. I asked her where I should go to have them taken care of, she recommended Dr. Shah.   Dr. Shah was very nurturing and patient with all my questions, as was her coordinator Krystal.  I probably had more...