Physician's Eye Center
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Aiken, SC 29803
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Contact Lenses for Bifocal wearers:

Monovision Contact Lenses (Dominant eye corrected for distance, non-dominate eye corrected for near):

Contact Lenses for patients with Astigmatism:

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Daily use contact lenses:

Vision Problems

Macular Degeneration:
Dry Eyes:

Ocular Migraine
Ocular migraine causes a sensation of looking through shattered glass. What's happening?

Photophobia (Light Sensitivity)
Sensitive to light? Many eye conditions can cause it.

Pinguecula and Pterygium
Pingueculae and pterygia are growths on the eye. Are they serious?

Ptosis (Drooping Eyelid)
Drooping eyelids can be corrected with blepharoplasty surgery.

Retinal Detachment
Flashes of light and floating spots are classic warning signs of a detached retina — get them checked out ASAP. Also read our Eye Doctor Q&A on retinal problems.

Misaligned eyes include crossed eyes, plus eyes that point outward, upward or downward. Remedies exist for strabismus.

The best ways to get rid of those unpleasant little bumps — fast!

Subconjunctival Hemorrhage
Sudden redness in the white of your eye may be a subconjunctival hemorrhage.

Painful inflammation of the uvea causes light sensitivity, floaters and blurred vision.

Eye Diseases

CMV Retinitis
About 80 percent of adults have been exposed to the cytomegalovirus (CMV), but it mostly affects people with poor immune systems, such as AIDS patients.

Conjunctivitis (Pink Eye)
What you can do about redness, swelling, itching and tearing of pink eye. Also read about the various conjunctivitis types.

Diabetic Retinopathy
Diabetes causes sight-threatening retinal degradation. Also read our Eye Doctor Q&A on how diabetes affects your eyes and our diabetic retinopathy FAQs. And read the latest diabetic retinopathy news.

Eye Herpes
Ocular herpes is a recurrent viral infection that may lead to serious vision loss. Read how herpes of the eye is transmitted and treated.

Glaucoma results in a damaged optic nerve and diminishing field of vision. Learn about narrow-angle glaucoma, primary open-angle glaucoma and glaucoma surgery.
See also: Glaucoma News & Research | Eye Doctor Q&A | Glaucoma FAQ

Special contact lenses can help. Also read our Eye Doctor Q&A on keratoconus. And read about Intacs for keratoconus.

Ocular Hypertension
High eye pressure has no symptoms, but it is easily detected in an eye exam. Take care of it before it develops into glaucoma.

Retinitis Pigmentosa
Poor night vision and a narrowing field of vision beginning in childhood herald this rare disorder. Can vitamin A help? Also read the Eye Doctor Q&A on retinal problems.

Stargardt's Disease (STGD)
Children and young people can develop Stargardt's disease, often leading to central vision loss.

Surgical Eye Procedures

Cornea Transplant
Eye injuries and diseases like keratoconus may require a cornea transplant, using healthy tissue from an eye donor.

Glaucoma Surgery
New options for controlling glaucoma with surgery.

Intacs for Keratoconus
These tiny corneal inserts often work when glasses and contacts don't.

Vision Problems

Don't despair: distorted vision is usually correctable with eyeglasses, contacts or surgery. Also see the Eye Doctor Q&A on astigmatism.

Double Vision (Diplopia)
Many conditions cause double vision, including stroke and cataracts. What to do.

Higher-Order Aberrations (HOAs)
Higher-order aberrations are vision errors causing poor night vision or double images.

Hyperopia (Farsightedness)
Farsighted people can have poor near vision or blurred vision at all distances.

Myopia (Nearsightedness)
Nearsighted people can see fine up close, but distant objects are a blur.

Presbyopia means difficulty seeing close up for people 40 and older.