Conditions Treated

Conditions Screened and Treated

at your home or facility

  • Infections of the eye

    Redness, irritation or itching, drainage and crusting of the eyelids are common indicators of an eye infection. Infections can be diagnosed with a microscopic eye examination and treated with medical therapy.

  • Glaucoma treatment

    The risk of glaucoma increases beyond age 50 and is more likely if primary family members have also been diagnosed with glaucoma. Typically there are no signs or symptoms of glaucoma and a person is unaware that they may have this silent eye disease. Once we reach our 50s it is important to have annual eye exams to rule out the possibility of glaucoma.

    Dr. Logan utilizes state-of-the-art equipment to determine if you are at risk for glaucoma. If glaucoma has been diagnosed it is readily managed with eye drop medications. Early detection and treatment of glaucoma is the key to preserving your vision.

  • Macular degeneration

    Macular degeneration may present as a distortion, blur or dark area in the central vision. As you're talking with a friend you may notice that their facial features are not clear. Reading material may appear distorted or lines may seem crooked, wavy, or broken.

    If you experience these signs it is urgent to seek immediate attention with your eye doctor. Dr. Logan will diagnose this condition by examination with an ophthalmoscope and recommend appropriate treatment for your condition.

  • Diabetic retinopathy

    Diabetes can afflict the eye by causing microscopic bleeding within the retina. Early diabetic retinopathy is often asymptomatic and can only be identified by dilated retinal examination.

    Dr. Logan will closely monitor your eye health if diabetic retinopathy is present.

  • Diabetes education and management

    Dr. Logan will discuss the benefits of proper blood sugar levels and help you meet that goal. A whole body approach to wellness will preserve the quality of your vision. Dr. Logan will patiently work with you in managing diabetes.

  • Retinal disease

    Retinal examination may reveal the first signs and clues to systemic medical disease. Eye manifestations of asymptomatic medical conditions may be detected during your examination with Dr. Logan. Subsequently, she will determine appropriate work up for the condition.

  • Hypertensive eye disease

    High blood pressure can cause microscopic retinal bleeding similar to diabetic retinopathy. During your home visit eye care with Dr. Logan, she will also check your blood pressure and work with your primary care physician to ensure adequate control of hypertension.

  • Vitreous floaters

    Floaters may present as an appearance of an "insect flying by", a "cobweb", "blob" or "moving tiny dot" in your vision. If these symptoms are associated with "flashing-sparkling lights" or a decrease in a portion of your visual field then it is crucial to be examined by your eye doctor immediately.

    Dr. Logan will examine the retina to rule out any retinal tears or detachments. New floaters require periodic follow up to make certain your eyes remain healthy.

 

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