How Can I Know if a MIGS Procedure is Right for Me?

Do you or someone you love have glaucoma? Glaucoma is a group of eye conditions that can lead to permanent vision loss without treatment. It prevents the aqueous fluid from draining properly, which increases intraocular pressure or IOP and damages the optic nerve. Minimally invasive glaucoma surgeries, also called MIGS, offer an advanced approach to… Read More

Is Age the Only Factor for Developing a Cataract?

Do you have cataracts that make it harder to see? You may be wondering how they developed. A cataract occurs when the natural lens in your eye becomes cloudy. As cataracts grow and develop, they gradually affect your sight. Eventually, they can rob you of your vision without treatment. Age is the leading cause of… Read More

Are Eye Drops for Glaucoma Effective?

Have you recently found out you or someone you love has glaucoma? Glaucoma is a group of eye diseases that damage the optic nerve because of increased intraocular pressure. Intraocular pressure (IOP) is pressure in the eye. While there are various causes of glaucoma, the most common is poor fluid drainage from the eye. When… Read More

What Does the Tear Film Do?

Tears are essential to your eye and vision health. With every blink, tears spread over the front of your eye. A vital part of this is the tear film. Your tear film needs the proper nutrients and components to have healthy tears. The tear film ensures your vision is clear and your eyes are comfortable…. Read More

Are There Treatment Options for Keratoconus?

Do you have keratoconus? You may be wondering if there are ways of treating this eye condition. Keratoconus is a non-inflammatory condition that causes the cornea to get thinner and weaker. As a result, the cornea bulges outward into a cone shape, causing significant vision impairment. Most people diagnosed with keratoconus are in their teenage… Read More

What Do I Need to Know When it Comes to Macular Degeneration?

Macular degeneration or age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is the deterioration of the macula found at the center of your retina. The macula is responsible for your central vision, the fine details of everything you see, and your color vision. Macular degeneration is one of the leading causes of vision loss in older adults over 55…. Read More

Eye Consultants of North Dakota discusses Myopia with KFGO

Eye Consultants of North Dakota discusses Myopia with KFGO

Dr. Suby Kelly, Dr. Keeler and Dr. Collins share with KFGO listeners what everyone should know about Myopia, or nearsightedness. What causes it? What can happen if left untreated? What you can do about it as a parent. Our doctors answer these questions and more. Take a listen! Schedule your appointment today. Call 701-235-0561 or… Read More

Who Should Have Eyelid Surgery?

Do you have droopy eyelids? Are they making it more challenging to see what you need to? You may be a good candidate for eyelid surgery. It’s usually performed for medical or cosmetic purposes. You’ll have the surgical procedure performed on the lower or upper eyelid or both to remove excess fat, skin, and muscle…. Read More

When Should I Have My Cataracts Removed?

A cataract develops when the proteins in your eyes break down and build up on your natural lens, causing it to become cloudy. For a lot of people, this happens with age. Cataracts can also occur due to certain medications, diseases like diabetes, previous eye surgery, and trauma. Most cataracts progress gradually and don’t disturb… Read More

How Often Do Adults Need Eye Exams?

Do you wear glasses or contact lenses to see? Even if you don’t, you may still need to see your eye doctor for eye exams. The number of times you should visit an ophthalmologist or optometrist for an eye examination changes throughout your life. Getting frequent eye exams is about a lot more than having… Read More