C. Troy Allred, OD & Dr. Amanda Alves

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Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD)

Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is a naturally occurring deterioration of retina inside the eye, most common in adults over the age of 50.  The macula is the most sensitive part of the retina, located near the center of the eye, responsible for sharp, central vision of items located directly in front…

Published: Allred / Vision Health Concerns / 2016-09-01 Read Article
Dry Eye

Dry Eye Syndrome is a naturally occurring condition that results from a lack of moisture on the eyeball.  Also known as keratoconjunctivitis sicca (KCS), dry eye can often go long periods without diagnosis due to a variable degree of  symptoms and a variety of causes. Specifically, California adults often experience the effects of…

Published: Allred / Vision Health Concerns / 2016-09-01 Read Article
Diabetic Retinopathy – Overview (Causes, Symptoms, & Treatments)

Diabetes is a terrible illness, and its damaging reach can even extend to your vision through diabetic retinopathy. Most simply, this is a leakage of blood into the eye which can distort or permanently impair your vision. While it usually takes years for diabetic retinopathy to become a serious problem,…

Published: Allred / Eye Health Articles / 2016-01-10 Read Article