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Management of Ocular Diseases

Advanced Eye Care in Wylie, TX

Clear, healthy, and long lasting sight depends upon having an excellent team of eye care specialists keeping watch on your vision. Our experienced eye doctor, Dr. Craig Schacherer, will use cutting-edge equipment and precise skill to monitor the health of your eyes. He will inspect closely for any signs of eye disease or changes in your condition. If he spots a problem, we will recommend the most effective treatment. At our Wylie, TX, eye care center, we are dedicated to making your vision last!

Eye Exams are Essential

Regular eye exams are the only reliable way to avoid complications and suffer vision loss. That is because the early signs of many eye diseases, such as macular degeneration, glaucoma, cataracts, and diabetic retinopathy, are typically silent. You may not notice any problems until the disease has progressed to a serious, advanced stage. And at that later stage – treatment is much more difficult. In addition, there is usually no way to restore the vision you already lost.

To ensure that you receive ultra-precise diagnoses, we keep our Wylie, TX, eye care clinic equipped with the latest technologies, such as the OPTOS Retinal Exam and digital imaging devices. Trust our eye doctor to keep your vision sharp and comfortable for as long as possible – schedule your eye exam.

Treatment for Eye Disease

If you receive a diagnosis of ocular disease, our compassionate optometrist will explain your condition and discuss the treatment options. Ask your questions, and we’ll take the time to answer patiently. To provide optimal eye care, Dr. Schacherer is committed to having an open relationship with every individual. Together, we will design the best treatment plan for you.

Our Wylie eye care services include management for these common eye diseases:


  • Glaucoma


Glaucoma is a group of ocular diseases that can damage the optic nerve, thereby destroying sharp vision. Typically, there are no early warning signs. During your regular eye exam, we will perform glaucoma screening to measure intraocular pressure; higher-than-normal pressure levels are a typical sign of this disease. We will also inspect the health of your inner eye tissues to confirm diagnosis and recommend the most appropriate treatment. Generally, eye drops are the front line of defense for glaucoma treatment.


  • Macular Degeneration


An early diagnosis of macular degeneration goes far towards slowing the advance of this eye disease. When the macula (center part of your eye), deteriorates, you lose the ability to see the middle of images and fine details. Macular degeneration treatment depends largely upon the type of the disease that you have. We may recommend medication, injections into your eye,or laser surgery.


  • Diabetic Retinopathy


This eye disease only occurs in people who have some type of diabetes. The primary symptom is that retinal blood vessels leak or swell. In the beginning, people do not usually notice any problems, yet a dilated eye exam will uncover the signs. An early diagnosis enables early treatment, such as injections or laser surgery – which are generally very effective. Many studies to explore new treatment for diabetic retinopathy are ongoing, and our Wylie eye care professional keeps up with these medical advances.


  • Cataracts


Cataracts are a clouding of the clear natural lens of your eye, which prevents sharp images from appearing on your retina. Your vision may be blurred mildly or severely, depending on the cataract progression. Generally, we advise surgery as a safe and efficient treatment for cataracts. During cataract surgery, your eye surgeon will remove the opaque lens and replace itwith an artificial clear lens. Our Wylie, TX, eye care specialist offers full preoperative and postoperative care for this procedure.

At Wylie Vision Care, we take an aggressive approach to treating eye disease. Contact us to book an appointment in our comfortable and advanced eye care clinic.

  • Cataracts are a common cause of vision loss after age 55. Learn more about recognizing cataracts symptoms, protecting your eyes and understanding cataract surgery.
  • Glaucoma is a condition that causes damage to your eye's optic nerve and gets worse over time, so nipping it in the bud will always be better for the person being tested.
  • The macula is the portion of the retina which provides sharp, central vision, and is involved in processing the fine details of the image. The breakdown of the macula is a disease called macular degeneration.
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