What is Age-related macular degeneration (AMD)?

Posted by: Eyecare Associates of New Orleans in General on February 3, 2021

Age-Related Macular Degeneration Awareness Month

AMD is a disorder of the macula. The macula is the part of your retina where your central and color vision calls home. AMD is a complex disorder where degenerative protein/lipids (called “drusen”) deposit under the retina. These deposits are seen in early macular degeneration. As the disease progresses, the retina’s structural support system breaks… Read More


January is Glaucoma Awareness Month

Posted by: Eyecare Associates of New Orleans in General on January 4, 2021

Glaucoma Awareness Month

National Glaucoma Awareness Month is an important time to spread the word about this sight-stealing disease. Glaucoma is a group of eye diseases that gradually steal sight without warning and is the leading cause of irreversible blindness. Although the most common forms primarily affect the middle-aged and the elderly, glaucoma can affect people of all ages…. Read More


Celebrate the New Year Safely

Posted by: Eyecare Associates of New Orleans in General on December 22, 2020

Celebrate New Year Eye Safety

We are all looking forward to a fresh new start and ready to ring in the New Year with cheer! Every year it is that special time to celebrate with champagne but popping a bottle of bubbly comes with some risk. According to the American Academy of Ophthalmology, a champagne cork can fly up to… Read More


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