C. Troy Allred, OD & Dr. Amanda Alves

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Amblyopia

Amblyopia, commonly referred to as "lazy eye," is the most common cause of visual impairment among children.  Amblyopia affects 2 to 3 out of every 100 children.1   But the good news is that amblyopia is preventable or treatable if identified early.  That's why the doctors at Allred Family Eye…

Published: Allred / Eye Condition / 2017-03-09 Read Article
A Recent Report Shows Nearly 70% of Americans Experience Digital Eye Strain.

It’s also not decreasing, either, thanks to our love of the digital device. The fact is, our smart culture and always-connected society has consequences for our eye health. These consequences range from mild to uncomfortable, and often come on gradually. A 2016 survey of more than 10,000 adults found that 65%…

Published: Allred / Eye Health Articles / 2016-11-02 Read Article
Cataracts

The ocular lens rests behind the pupil of the eye and acts as the focusing mechanism for images projected onto the retina.  This lens, much like the lens of a camera, experiences wear and deterioration throughout a lifetime.  When the lens hardens and produces an opaque or cloudy effect on…

Published: Allred / Vision Health Concerns / 2016-09-01 Read Article
Glaucoma – The Silent Thief of Sight

Glaucoma is a disease associated with damage to the optic nerve, the result of increased pressure in a localized region of the eye surrounding the nerve.  Glaucoma most typically develops when fluid drainage issues are present, meaning that the internal fluid has an inability to leave the eye or flow is…

Published: Allred / Vision Health Concerns / 2016-09-01 Read Article
Conjunctivitis (Pink Eye)

Conjunctivitis, or more commonly referred to as pink eye, is best described as the inflammation and irritation of the layer of tissue covering the eyeball and inside of the eyelids.  This irritation may be caused by any one of several things, including but not limited to contact between the eye and…

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