The Optometric Continuing Education program will be held Sunday, February 17, 2019 at Manor House Banquet Center, 7440 South Mason Montgomery Road, Mason, OH 45040. Registration is begins at 7:30 a.m. with the event running from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. The cost is $50 and includes eight hours of CE credit. For more information and line… Read More »
An article recently published in JAMA Ophthalmology introduces a study showing senior citizens who have a smaller family support network are less likely to get cataract surgery. The study notes that adult children have more influence over an older person’s decision to have cataract surgery. To read more, click here.
Best wishes to Michael Petersen, M.D., Ph.D., whose has officially retired from Cincinnati Eye Institute, after more than 26 years serving patients in the tri-state. Dr. Petersen and his wife will move back to Ann Arbor, Michigan later this summer where they still have many good friends and family. Dr. Petersen says he plans to… Read More »
Source: Westmead Institute for Medical Research A new study has shown that people who regularly eat oranges are less likely to develop macular degeneration than people who do not eat oranges. Researchers interviewed more than 2,000 Australian adults aged over 50 and followed them over a 15-year period. The research showed that people who ate at… Read More »
Fourth of July means backyard barbecues, being at the pool or a parade, and fireworks. Stay safe this holiday by remembering these safety tips. Fireworks It’s best to leave fireworks to professionals, but if you are having a backyard display remember to wear protective eyewear when lighting fireworks. Supervise children Don’t pick up duds and… Read More »
The Cincinnati Eye Institute (CEI) Foundation opened its fourth vision clinic on Monday, April 16, serving adults who need eye exams, prescription glasses, and diagnoses for potentially vision-limiting diseases. It is the only free vision clinic for adults in Middletown. The Middletown vision clinic is one of four free vision clinics operating as part of… Read More »
Preoperative physicals are mandatory for most patients who need surgery. Cincinnati Eye Institute’s new service, a “one-stop” experience offers preoperative physicals at the Blue Ash location has now expanded to the Middletown location to accommodate patients who need a physical before surgery. Christina Wilson, MSN, APRN, FNP-C, a nurse practitioner with CEI’s preoperative and wellness service,… Read More »
At CEI, we get many questions from patients and loved ones about macular degeneration. To help provide answers and raise awareness of the disease, Dr. Steve Christiansen, a retina fellow at CEI, has created a video with answers to your most frequently asked questions. Question #1 – What is macular degeneration? Macular degeneration is… Read More »
Dr. Robert Sisk, a retina specialist with Cincinnati Eye Institute, was recently featured on Local 12 talking about a clinical trial with Cincinnati Children’s Hospital to use gene therapy to help patients who have vision loss.