March is Women’s History Month

Posted by: Eyecare Associates of New Orleans in General on March 15, 2021

womens history month

March is Women’s History Month that celebrates women’s contribution to history, society, medicine, and culture. There have also been groundbreaking contributions from women within eye healthcare as well. We want to take this time to highlight our women eye care team that has contributed to improving patient’s quality of life by improving their vision and… Read More


World Glaucoma Week

Posted by: Eyecare Associates of New Orleans in General on March 8, 2021

glaucoma week

World Glaucoma Week is a global initiative of the World Glaucoma Association (WGA) to raise awareness about glaucoma.  The 2021 theme ‘The World is Bright, Save your Sight!’ reflects the hope that with regular testing, people will continue to see the world around us: full of beauty, charm, and adventure. To mark World Glaucoma Week, Eyecare Associates would… Read More


March is Save Your Vision Month

Posted by: Eyecare Associates of New Orleans in General on March 1, 2021

eye month

Save Your Vision Month is celebrated every March and sponsored by the American Optometric Association. Save Your Vision Month aims to increase awareness about good eye care and encourages everyone to get an eye exam. The celebration was initially reserved for only a week. However, President Lydon B. Johnson raised its profile in 1963 by… Read More


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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