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A department of Infirmary Health’s Diagnostic and Medical Clinic, Infirmary Health’s Ophthalmology department abides by the highest standards of medical and surgical excellence. Whether you are having trouble seeing, suffer from a cataract or simply want to take preventative measures to preserve your eye health, our specialists in neuro-ophthalmology and retina medicine are here to help you better your eye health.

What Is Ophthalmology?

Ophthalmology concerns the study and treatment of the eyes and medical conditions affecting them. Common issues that ophthalmologists regularly treat are cataracts, eye infections and vision issues.

If you are having vision problems, call today to see how we can help. Common signs you may need to seek medical advice on your eyes or vision include having pain in your eyes, blurry vision, floaters in your eyes, eye fatigue or light sensitivity schedule an appointment to review your eye health and determine the best treatment for you.

Glasses and Contacts

If you are having vision issues, glasses or contacts may allow you to see better. Our ophthalmologists can help you explore this possibility.

Surgical Ophthalmology

Sometimes the conditions affecting the eyes or vision cannot be corrected without surgery. Surgical ophthalmologists are highly trained to correct such conditions through surgical intervention.

Common conditions requiring surgical intervention include:

  • Severe cataracts
  • Glaucoma
  • Cornea disease
  • Eye cancer
  • Surgeries to correct the refractive or retinal functions of the eye


Neuro-ophthalmologists are specialist ophthalmologists that focus exclusively on eyesight and vision problems that are caused by the nervous system and not by a problem with the eyes itself. These specialists evaluate and treat patients form a neurological, ophthalmologic and medical perspective.

Conditions handled by neuro ophthalmologists include:

  • Vision loss
  • Double vision
  • Optic nerve disease
  • Visual Loss due to tumor or stroke
  • Intracranial hypertension
  • Disorders of the lids and pupils
  • Abnormal eye movements

Retina Specialty

Ophthalmologists specializing in retina issues are doctors that focus on diseases affecting the retina, the sensory membrane at the back of your eyeball responsible for converting light into optic activity. Conditions affecting the retina include:

  • Macular degeneration
  • Retinal detachment
  • Cancer

Call today to schedule an appointment with one of our ophthalmologists: (251) 435-2400.

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