When the eye's normal lens becomes cloudy, this is referred to as a cataract. Click to read more about cataracts and treatments, including lens replacement surgery. Dr. McConnell has a passion for cataracts, but recommends surgery only when lens replacement is the best option.
There are both functional and cosmetic reasons to have eyelid surgery. If droopy eyelids are causing vision loss, insurance may cover the cost of surgery to lift the eyelid. If the cosmetic appearance of the eyelids are bothersome, a cosmetic blepharoplasty may be an option.
Abnormal growths or tumors found on the eyelid can be benign or malignant. Cancer of the eyelid can present in a variety of ways, from an irregular loss of eyelashes to a visible growth. Click to read more about diagnosis, treatments, and management.
The term "glaucoma" refers to a group of conditions that cause increased pressure within the eye. This pressure can damage the optic nerve, which in turn can cause blindness. Click to learn about treatments and options.
Dr. McConnell addresses both functional and cosmetic eye and orbital needs. Details and further information will be added soon!
Diabetic retinopathy is a diabetes related condition that causes damage to the blood vessels of the retina. Early detection and management is critical. However, many patients with diabetic retinopathy will not experience symptoms until the condition becomes serious. Click to read more.