Why Taking Good Care of Your Retina Is So Important

If your eyes are like a camera, your retina is the film. The retina is a membrane of light-sensitive tissue that lines the back of your eye. Even though it’s less than a millimeter thick, it contains several intricate, essential layers you may have heard of, including the macula in addition to rods and cones. […]

All About Your Retina

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The layer of nerve cells lining the back wall inside of your eye is called the retina. This layer senses light that the lens of the eye has focused. It converts the light into neural signals that are sent to the brain. Your brain recognizes these signals visually; this is what enables you to see. […]

Dry vs. Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) is a process of degradation and damage that occurs to the macula. It’s linked with age, environmental and genetic factors, and is one of the most common causes of vision loss in people over the age of 60. Use this infographic to learn more about the difference between Dry and Wet […]

All About Your Macula

The macula is part of the retina located at the back of your eye. It’s responsible for central vision and seeing fine details. Your macula enables you to see color, read, use a computer, watch movies, drive, write, distinguish faces, draw, paint, and so much more!

The Future is Now

Cheyenne Eye Clinic Doctors are on the lookout for new treatments.     by Dr. Miller, Glaucoma Specialist There have been more advances regarding the treatment of glaucoma in the last 5 years than all of the 17 years I have been practicing at the Cheyenne Eye Clinic.  This is great news for glaucoma patients, […]

It’s Our Anniversary!

This month, Cheyenne Eye Clinic is celebrating the 10th anniversary of Cheyenne Eye Surgery Center. Cheyenne Eye Clinic can be traced back to the founding father of eye care in Cheyenne, Dr. George Strader, who set up his practice in 1903. Through the lineage of one doctor to the next, one partnership after another, Dr. […]

How Healthy Is Your Retina?

The retina is the delicate, light-sensitive tissue that covers the interior wall of the eye that includes the macula, which is made up of light-sensitive cells that provide us with sharp, detailed vision. Like the film in a camera, it receives images projected through the lens of the eye. In a healthy eye, images are […]

Vision Loss: Age-Related Macular Degeneration

The macula is the most sensitive part of the retina, located at the back of the eye, and is made up of millions of light-sensing cells. When the macula is damaged, the center of your central vision may become blurry, distorted or dark. Macular Degeneration (AMD) is a process of degradation and damage that occurs to […]

Diabetes and Your Eyes

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), about 20% of adults with diabetes diagnosed over age 45 report vision problems. With an estimated 30 million Americans living with diabetes, diabetes-related vision problems are more common than you may think!