Category Archives: Pink Eye

Corneal Ulcers by Dr. Zack Burkhart

Because infectious corneal ulcers are a serious problem regularly encountered at Focal Point Vision, a review of their prevention and treatment is useful. Background Most of the corneal ulcers seen in our practice are related to contact lens wear, and can be prevented by following a few guidelines. The most important of these is that…
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Pink Eye

Adenoviral conjunctivitis, more commonly known as “pink eye,” is a frequently encountered problem at Focal Point Vision. Adenovirus is present in the environment in over 40 subtypes, and can cause a variety of health problems including respiratory and gastrointestinal infections. When adenovirus infects the eye, the patient notices redness, tearing, itching, irritation, crusting, and sometimes…
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