Zika Virus

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  Zika Virus   Zika Virus, also known as ZIKV, is the latest infectious disease threat to capture the attention of the American public. With its origin in Brazil, the host country of this year’s Summer Olympics, and its association with potentially severe birth defects, Zika understandably has many people concerned.

‘Zombie’ contacts damage teen’s eye

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‘Zombie’ contacts damage teen’s eye USA Today Network Christina Hall, Detroit Free Press 7:39 p.m. EDT October 28, 2015 (Photo: Courtesy of Dawn Carpenter)   ST. CLAIR SHORES, Mich. — A pair of Halloween-themed cosmetic contact lenses bought to turn a teen into a zombie instead damaged her cornea, partially blinding her right eye, her family… Read more »

Glaucoma Eye Doctor

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Eyecare Associates provides Glaucoma Eye Doctor treatment options. Glaucoma is the term used to describe any of a group of related eye disorders that cause damage to the optic nerve–the structure that transmits visual information from the eye to the brain. In most cases, glaucoma is associated with elevated pressure inside the eye (intraocular pressure,… Read more »