Hypertensive Retinopathy

Hypertension may lead to multiple adverse effects on the eye. Hypertension can cause retinopathy, optic neuropathy, and choroidopathy. Hypertensive retinopathy is the result of changes to the retinal vasculature in high blood pressure states. Initially, arteriole tone is increased due to autoregulation in the body’s attempt to reduce blood flow, causing the arterioles to narrow. […]


DRY EYE SYNDROME Dry Eye Syndrome is a condition of the eye in which the eyes do not produce enough tears and /or the tears produced by the eyes is of low quality. HOW DO TEARS WORK? When you blink, a tear film of tears spreads over the eyes. This keeps the eyes’ surface smooth […]

Vision Therapy

Our trained vision therapists are available to treat a wide range of visual performance problems. We offer accurate diagnosis and effective treatment plans. All vision therapy sessions are one-on-one. Vision therapy programs at Cypress Eye Center are completely customized for each and every patient – which is why our vision therapy programs are so effective. […]


SYMPTOMS OF COMPUTER VISION SYNDROME Commonly experienced symptoms of Computer vision syndrome can be sub-divided into three mechanisms namely; Extraocular Mechanism (Extraocular means outside the eyes). Ocular Surface Mechanism (Ocular or Intraocular means inside the eye). Accommodative Mechanism Related.  Commonly experienced symptoms of Computer vision syndrome can be sub-divided into three mechanisms namely; Mechanism Symptoms […]


A cataract is a clouding of the lens of the eye which leads to a decrease in vision. A cataract begins when protein in the eye forms clumps that prevent the lens from sending clear images to the retina. The retina works by converting the light that comes through the lens into signals. It sends […]

Are you maintaining a healthy diet during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Good nutrition is very important before, during and after an infection. Infections take a toll on the body especially when they cause fever, the body needs extra energy and nutrients. Therefore, maintaining a healthy diet is very important during the COVID-19 pandemic. While no foods or dietary supplements can prevent COVID-19 infection, maintaining a healthy […]


Periorbital(preseptal) cellulitis is an infection of your eyelid or the skin around your eyes. Adults can get it, but children under 2 are most likely to have it. It happens when bacteria attack the soft tissue around your eye, including your eyelid. These germs can get into your skin through a cut or scratch, or […]

WORLD SIGHT DAY “Eye Care Everywhere”

‘Eye Care Everywhere’ is the theme for World Sight Day, Thursday, 11th October 2018.World sight day is celebrated around the globe, the day aims to raise awareness of blindness and vision impairment, as well as ways to help people with these conditions. The event is organized by vision 2020, the global initiative for the elimination […]

Child cancer awareness month (Retinoblastoma)

Welcome to September the childhood cancer awareness month, I take children and anything that concerns them really seriously and that is why the month of September this 2018 is so important to me. Children are our tomorrow and what are we if we do not preserve our future generations. As an optometrist [after all, the […]


Eye trauma refers to damage caused by a direct blow to the eye. The trauma may affect not only the eye but the surrounding area, including adjacent tissue and bone structure. There are many different forms of trauma, varying in severity from minor injury to medical emergencies. Even in cases where trauma seems minor, every […]