Entries by Dr. David Rouse

Get the Facts About Macular Degeneration

Macular degeneration is a condition that can lead to vision loss over time. If you catch the problem early, treatment can save your vision. Whether you have glasses or not, you’re at risk for macular degeneration – especially if you’re over 50 years old. Seeing the eye doctor in Weston FL can help you catch this problem […]

Have Dry Eyes this Winter? What to Do

Dry eyes in Reston, FL can be a problem for many reasons. They’re red, itchy, uncomfortable – and if you want to wear contact lenses, dry eyes can be even more problematic. Winter is a time when the air dries out and many people suffer from dry eyes. If you’re experiencing this problem this winter, there […]

Is Your Teen Ready for Contact Lenses? 3 Ways to Know

Most kids don’t get contacts until they’re teenagers, but not all teenagers can handle contact lenses. Your child’s eye doctor in Weston, FL can help you evaluate whether contact lenses are right for your child. It’s also important to consider your child’s personality when trying to decide if contact lenses are right for them. Here’s what you […]

Your Guide to Retinopathy

Retinopathy means a disease has damaged the retina — the light-sensitive layer at the back of your eye that send images via the optic nerve to the brain. If something blocks the retina or causes it to separate from the eye, vision loss may result. Common causes of retinopathy include chronic, uncontrolled disorders such as […]