Allergies


Posted in Resources

What is Allergic Conjunctivitis? Eye allergies account for a number of patient visits each year. The hallmark of allergic conjunctivitis is itching. I tell patients that it’s like the itching they get when bitten by a mosquito. You feel like itching or aggressively rubbing the eyelids will end the agony. It doesn’t. Trust me, I

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Dry Eyes


Posted in Patient Education

Are you bothered by dry eyes? Do you experience any of the following symptoms: burning, foreign sensation (like a lash, sand grain, or foreign object is caught in your eye), dryness, blurring of your vision? These are common symptoms of Dry Eye or Dry Eye Syndrome. There are 2 major types of dry eye types:

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Happy 4th of July and Firework Safety


Posted in Safety

From the office of Dr. Timothy D. McGarity, M.D., we want to wish everyone a safe and happy Independence Day. Please use all precautions when handling or approaching any type of fireworks. Unfortunately, ocular firework accidents are one of the most devastating eye injuries. These types of injuries frequently lead to some type of vision

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ASTIGMATISM?


Posted in Patient Education

At the vision correction practice of Dr. McGarity, we want to educate you about your eyes and eye health. This informative animation will quickly educate you about astigmatism. View Video Our Focus is You!

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Advanced Technology Cataract Surgery


Posted in Patient Education

    At Dr. McGarity’s office we offer different types of cataract surgery including standard cataract surgery and Advanced Technology Cataract Surgery. Stay tuned to this blog to learn about new and exciting technologies used before, during and after cataract surgery to give you the best vision possible. Also, please take a few moments to

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Proud of Dr. McGarity


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We are pleased to announce that our very own Dr. Timothy D McGarity has been recognized as one of America’s Most Compassionate Doctors.  Treating patients – not just the disease – is what you excel at, and your patients appreciate the kindness you have dispensed along with your medical care. Every month, more than 200,000 patients across

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True Vision Filmmaker Announced


Posted in Promotions

Dr. Timothy McGarity is excited to be the sole sponsor for the 2013 True/False Film Festival’s True Vision Award. It’s the only award given by True/False to recognize the dedication of filmakers by their creative advancement in filmmaking. A dedication we understand by providing our patients the very best in vision correction. True Vision Award

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Macular Degeneration


Posted in Patient Education

Have you or your loved one been told you have “aging changes” in your eyes?  Of course everyone will get cataracts, but there also could be aging in your macula which are called “Drusen.”  It can lead to Macular Degeneration.  Expand your knowledge on this degenerative disease and treatments.  Please click on this animated video Stay tuned

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Chalazion


Posted in Patient Education

          Ever feel a tight or tenderness on your eyelids?  It could be a chalazion or clogged oil gland.  These can grow big and become very painful.  If you feel this coming on, you want to start the warm compresses right away.  If the warm compresses are not working, then other

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Excessive Tearing – Epiphora


Posted in Patient Education

Excessive tearing can be a real bother. Patients will describe “constantly” wiping their eye because the tears are blocking their vision or running down the face. This problem can interfere with day to day activities or work. Mild symptoms of tearing are conservatively treated, but excessive tearing will usually need more intense treatment. This is

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