After growing up in Pungo, graduating from Old Dominion University (ODU) and earning her Doctor of Optometry degree at Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Dr. Kathryn Taylor, O.D. found her way back to Southeastern Virginia and the Beach Eye Care Team. Her enthusiasm for excellence in vision care and comprehensive eye examinations and glaucoma treatment make her a welcome addition to the expanding team of eye health leaders in the region. Q&A with Dr. Kathryn ... Read more »
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Articles, updates and news from the Beach Eye Care doctors.
From Navy’s Finest to Chesapeake’s Newest If you check out Beach Eye Care’s website you’ll see that Dr. Patrick Barker’s Naval Career is more than impressive, which is why we’re so excited that he chose to make his new HQ at Beach Eye Care’s Chesapeake location. He’ll also be practicing at our First Colonial and Holland Road locations, but we wanted to let all of our friends know what level of care they can expect with the addition of Dr. Barker to our team. Q&A with Dr. Patrick ... Read more »
Our philosophy at Beach Eye Care is to take the best care of our patients, and everything else will follow. Dry eye disease (DED) management is a lifelong requirement; whether the goal is to improve symptoms, visual quality, or to ensure great results from a cataract or refractive procedures. It is through this "blueprint" approach that we ensure all in the practice understand our commitment to excellence and how we ensure optimal outcomes for our patients. Our Algorithm To arrive at a ... Read more »
On Tuesday November 4th, Dr. Neatrour dropped by the studio to talk to Eric Worden on 102.1 FM The Tide. He even participated in the Smartest People quiz. Click here to listen to Dr. Neatrour’s interview. ... Read more »
Viewing the recent Dr. Oz Show on LASIK reminded me of how much misinformation we are given via the media and internet today. As an eye surgeon and LASIK patient myself in 1997, I personally know how safe LASIK and PRK are and the incredible blessing of seeing without dependence on glasses and contact lenses. The procedure is so good that I have treated three of my immediate family members and 30,000 eyes since introducing LASIK to eastern Virginia in 1997 as part of a FDA approved study. G. ... Read more »
When choosing sunglasses, it is not only fashionable to choose the right style, but it is also important to select the proper UV protection. Price and style do not guarantee UV protection, and you cannot “see” the level of protection that the sunglass offers. You may be doing more damage to your eyes in knockoff designer frames because the eye dilates behind dark lenses and allows more damaging UV rays to enter the eye, increasing damage to the retina and lens. An interesting fact: the Food ... Read more »