Eye Diseases

Both Drs. Berke and Ryan are TPA-certified to treat most eye diseases.

Find out more about common eye diseases by clicking on the links below.

Dry Eye Syndrome (DES) - DES is the most common complaint in eye exams.  Find out what causes it and how it can be treated.

Conjunctivitis or "Pink Eye" - The most commonly treated eye disease.

Allergic Conjunctivitis - Do your eyes itch?  You may have eye allergies.

Glaucoma - This disease is known as the silent thief of vision.  It can slowly steal your vision without any symptoms.  If you have glaucoma in the family, if you are black and over 40, or, if you are 50 or over, you are at increased risk for glaucoma and should have an eye exam.

Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) - Test your Eye-Q with this simple quiz.  Find out what causes AMD and some good things you can do to prevent it from starting.

Posterior Vitreous Detachment - Are you seeing flashes of light or little black specs in your vision that come and go?  You may have had a vitreous detachment.  This very common eye condition affects approximately 50% of people over the age of 50.

Keratoconus (KC) - What is KC and what treatments are available?  Find some useful information and some helpful links.


For those of you who want more information on specific eye diseases (cause, treatment, prognosis, etc.), here are several excellent links.

http://www.mic.ki.se/Diseases/c11.html - You probably won't need any other link than this one.  It not only links to a ton of information on eye diseases, but it links to many more links and articles.  There is a lot of info. here.