Interviews with Dr. Lester McDonald
- Dr. McDonald: Pink Eye
- Dr. McDonald: Dry Eyes Part One
- Dr. McDonald: Dry Eyes Part Two
- Dr. McDonald: Cornea Surgery
- Dr. McDonald: Cornea 1
- Dr. McDonald: Cornea 2
- Dr. McDonald: Dry Eyes
Guthrie Specialty Eye Care is proud to offer a wide range of comprehensive eye care services from basic eye health screenings to some of the most sophisticated eye surgical procedures available.
Guthrie Specialty Eye Care offers you six convenient locations, with six board-certified ophthalmologists, nine therapeutic optometrists and more fellowship-trained sub-specialists than any other eye care provider in the area.
Comprehensive services include cataract surgery, cataract surgery with Crystalens HD, corneal implants, diabetic eye care, dry eye care, macular degeneration, retinal detachments and disorders, eye infections, glaucoma, muscle surgery (cross eyes), and pediatric ophthalmology.
Cataract Surgery is one of the most common eye services available. Guthrie now has options that include Crystalens.
To learn more about Crystalens or other Guthrie Specialty Eye Care services, please log on to www.guthrie.org/eyes.
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What are the different types of hearing loss?
Conductive hearing loss occurs from loss of sound sensitivity resulting from abnormalities of the middle and/or outer ear. This type of loss is common in children with ear infections; once the infection has cleared up, the hearing is usually restored. Sensorineural hearing loss results from abnormalities in the inner ear and/or nerve paths to the brain. The auditory cells and nerve are permanently damaged. This is the type of hearing loss often referred to as “nerve deafness.” Mixed hearing losses are those that have symptoms of both conductive and sensorineural hearing losses.
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Why should I be concerned about glaucoma if my vision is fine?
The most common types of glaucoma involve a slowly progressing destruction of the Optic Nerve of the eye. In general, it initially affects peripheral vision in a way that isn’t noticeable without specialized testing. A person with glaucoma will usually be in the advanced stages before noticing any problems with vision. With special testing glaucoma is usually easy to detect in the early stages and it is treatable with eye drops. In some cases surgery may be required if eye drops do not adequately control the glaucoma.
What do hearing aids cost?
The cost of a hearing aid relies on many variables which are out of our control. These variables include, but are not limited to: severity of hearing loss, type of aid, style of aid, manufacturer of aid, options, warranties, state of purchase, etc.
What is involved in a hearing evaluation?
The first step in a hearing evaluation will be a detailed case history regarding your hearing health. Your answers, as well as any additional information, will provide valuable background information. Next, a diagnostic hearing evaluation will take place using listening and measurement devices. After testing is complete, your audiologist will review the results. If a medical condition is discovered or suspected, you will be referred to a medical doctor for treatment and consultation. If the test results indicate you would benefit from the use of hearing instruments, various options most appropriate for your hearing needs will be discussed. If your child is scheduled to have a hearing evaluation, click here to fill out the case history form and bring it with you to your next appointment.
Does your office offer testing for hereditary breast and ovarian cancers?
Yes, our office is a leader in BRCA screening for hereditary breast and ovarian cancer as well as offering screenings for other cancers such as endometrial and colorectal cancers. If your test is positive for hereditary cancer most surgical procedures can be done using minimally invasive surgery.