Entries by Dr. Jeff Yunker

What Causes Eye Twitching?

Almost everyone has experienced eye twitching at least once. Eye twitching can be mildly annoying, distracting, and embarrassing. But every now and again, eye twitching can be a real problem, especially if it becomes chronic or happens at inopportune times, such as when driving, operating heavy machinery or trying to do small tasks like sewing. […]

Common Optometric Issues Resulting from Cancer Treatments

Cancer treatment can range depending on the situation. However, chemotherapy, immunotherapy drugs, steroids, and radiation treatment continue to be some of the most commonly used forms of treatment. While effective, these types of cancer treatment can lead to a long list of other health concerns, including problems with your eyes. Here is a look at […]

Why is There Pain Behind My Eye?

Aches and pains around your body may be fairly common, but your eyes should never be painful. If you’re experiencing eye pain—especially behind your eyes—you should seek professional help as soon as possible. There are many possible reasons for pain behind your eye, and a professional diagnosis is always the safest choice. What Are The […]

Common Symptoms of Dry Eyes

Have you been experiencing a burning, gritty, or sticky sensation? Or have your eyes been unusually red or watery? You may have dry eye syndrome that affects more than eighteen million American’s regardless of their age, lifestyle, or occupation. But you don’t have to live with it. What is Dry Eye Syndrome? In a healthy […]

Managing Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Age-related macular degeneration is a condition that affects as many as 50 million American citizens and is a leading cause of vision loss among those over 65 years of age. As the population grows older, macular degeneration rates are expected to increase proportionally, especially now that today’s seniors are living longer than at any time […]