Dr. Summerow provides a number of Eye Care Services. Some of the most common Eye Care Services listed below include;
Comprehensive Eye Exams
Complete Eye Exams are not just for updating your prescription but also to see if there are any new eye problems. During your visit your will learn more about what your eye doctor will screen for, what to expect at your appointment, we use some of the most advanced technology, training and special considerations for senior, pediatric and infant eye care.
Our Cataract Screening is how we discover the clouding of the natural eye’s lens. Your eye lens, are responsible for focusing on images as these images enters the eye, while normally these images are clear. You may have Cataracts, if the view is cloudy as the light passes through the eye, resulting in cloudy or blurred vision that can only be corrected by replacing this lens.
LASIK is a (surgical) procedure that uses Laser Technology to correct nearsightedness, farsightedness, and/or astigmatism. With LASIK, a thin flap of the eye's cornea is created using either a Microkeratome Blade or a Femtosecond Laser. The doctor folds back the flap, then removes some of the corneal tissue underneath using an Excimer Laser.
The PRK Procedure (photorefractive keratectomy) is a type of refractive surgery to correct conditions such as myopia (nearsightedness), hyperopia (farsightedness) and astigmatism. PRK was the first type of laser eye surgery for vision correction and is the predecessor to the popular LASIK procedure.
Dry Eye Services
When normally tear production decreases. Dry Eyes are most common in women, especially during or after menopause, but in some cases can occur at any age in both men and women. A major underlying cause of decrease in the quality of tears is Meibomian Gland Dysfunction (MGD). Diagnosing and treating MGD is essential to protect further gland destruction and keep dry eye symptoms under control. Additional procedures Dr Summerow performs; Lipiflow, Blephex, Amniotic Lens Insertion just to name a few.
There are two major categories of glaucoma, open angle and narrow angle. Dr. Summerow, recommends adults over the age of 34 should have their eyes checked for glaucoma every two or three years. During the painless examination, the pressure of the eye is measured. During the test an instrument called an Ophthalmoscope, will examine the back of your eye to see if the Optic Nerve appears healthy. Additionally your side vision will be tested for shrinkage or blind spots. If anything looks suspicious, other tests may be required.
- Contact Lens Exams
- Low Vision Evaluation
- Sports Vision Evaluation
- Nearsighted (Myopia)
- Your Eye Health
- Youth, Adult & Senior Eye Services