Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) is the leading cause of severe vision loss in adults over age 50. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimate that 1.8 million people have AMD and another 7.3 million are at substantial risk for vision loss from AMD. Caucasians are at higher risk for developing AMD than other races. … Continue reading Age-Related Macular Degeneration

PROKERA® Biologic Corneal Bandage

Dr. Johnson may be able to help your extreme dry eyes with Prokera. The PROKERA® biologic corneal bandage is designed to help heal and protect the inflamed surface of the eye. PROKERA® is the only Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-cleared therapeutic device that reduces inflammation and promotes scar-less healing. We are excited to be able … Continue reading PROKERA® Biologic Corneal Bandage

Dry Eye or MGD?

Dry Eye and MGD from TearScience on Vimeo. It’s time to change your outlook on dry eye. Do you have dry eyes? Dr. Johnson also suffers from severe dry eyes and there are roughly 30 million people in the United States and over 300 million worldwide who have been diagnosed with dry eye. Most have … Continue reading Dry Eye or MGD?

Keratoconus

Have you been told that you may have keratoconus? Dr. Susan Johnson would be happy to explain in detail. Keratoconus is a vision disorder that occurs when the normally round cornea (the front part of the eye) becomes thin and irregular (cone) shaped. This abnormal shape prevents the light entering the eye from being focused … Continue reading Keratoconus

Glaucoma Specialist in Boerne

Helping patients with glaucoma is a passion of Dr. Susan Johnson. She dedicated her graduate program to study glaucoma under university glaucoma professors and a world-renowned glaucoma surgeon in San Antonio. She has conducted, published, and assisted with many glaucoma research studies and continues to do so on her spare time. Have you been told … Continue reading Glaucoma Specialist in Boerne

Floaters

Spots (often called floaters) are small, semitransparent or cloudy particles within the vitreous, which is the clear, jelly-like fluid that fills the inside of your eyes. These spots can appear as specks of various shapes and sizes, threadlike strands or cobwebs. Because they are in your eyes, they move as your eyes move and seem … Continue reading Floaters