Entries by Dr. David Rouse

Are Scleral Lenses Right For You?

When it comes to vision correction, you have several options, including prescription eyeglasses, contact lenses and even LASIK. But did you know there is another option called scleral lenses? Scleral lenses in Weston, FL aren’t for everyone, but they may be appropriate inder certain circumstances. What Are Scleral Lenses? Scleral lenses are a type of contact lens, […]

5 Warning Signs of Macular Degeneration

Macular degeneration is a progressive eye disease that can cause severe vision loss if left untreated. The macula, which is responsible for central vision, is affected by this condition, which is the most frequent cause of blindness in people over 50 years of age. Early detection and treatment of macular degeneration can help slow its […]

What are Eye “Floaties”?

Eye floaties refer to the small spots or specks that can sometimes be seen in a person’s field of vision, particularly against a plain background such as the sky or a blank wall. This occurrence is common and can happen to anyone at some point in their lives. They are usually benign obfuscations of visions […]

Why Scleral Lenses May be Right For You

It cannot be easy to know what is right for you with many options ranging from traditional glasses to contact lenses. When it comes to vision correction, one type of lens that has been gaining popularity in recent years is scleral lenses. These lenses are designed to provide an improved and comfortable vision solution for […]

3 Reasons to Get Sunglasses Before Summer

If you wear prescription eyeglasses, you probably get new glasses on a regular basis to help ensure that you’re always wearing corrective lenses with an up to date prescription. But do you regularly replace your prescription sunglasses? If not, you should. Getting new sunglasses regularly is good for your eyes, just as it’s good for […]

What Is Macular Degeneration? An FAQ

Macular degeneration is a condition that affects almost 20 million people in the United States. In fact, age-related macular degeneration is the most common cause of severe loss of eyesight for people age 50 and older. As your eye doctor in Weston, FL, we proudly provide treatment for macular degeneration. Knowing a few things about […]

What Is Keratoconus and Its Symptoms?

Do you have blurry or shortsighted vision? If so, you might need to find an optometrist in Weston, FL to give you a proper diagnosis because it might be keratoconus. What is keratoconus, you ask? Let’s find out. What Is Keratoconus? Keratoconus is when the clear tissue that’s on the front of your cornea (eye) […]