Christopher J. Rudnisky MD MPH FRCSC


Glaucoma

Discusses eye disease that damages the optic nerve. Covers open-angle, closed-angle, and congenital glaucoma. Covers importance of finding and treating early, to help prevent blindness. Looks at treatment with medicine and possibly with lasers or surgery.

Age-Related Macular Degeneration: Taking Vitamins

There are many studies being done to look at whether certain vitamin and mineral supplements and combinations of supplements may help prevent age-related macular degeneration (AMD) or delay vision loss in people who already have it. For example, the Age-Related Eye Disease Study (AREDS) and AREDS2 were two major…

Optic Neuritis

What is optic neuritis? Optic neuritis is inflammation of the optic nerve , which lies at the back of the eye. This nerve carries visual information from the eye to the brain. If it’s inflamed, you may have blurred or double vision or even loss of vision. What causes optic neuritis? Your doctor may not know what caused…

Low-Vision Accommodations in Your Home

There are many things you can do to make living with low vision easier and safer. Low-vision rehabilitation specialists can give you detailed information and training on doing your household tasks and other activities that can be more challenging when you have reduced vision. Use lighting Position lighting so that it is…

Age-Related Macular Degeneration: Taking Vitamins

There are many studies being done to look at whether certain vitamin and mineral supplements and combinations of supplements may help prevent age-related macular degeneration (AMD) or delay vision loss in people who already have it. For example, the Age-Related Eye Disease Study (AREDS) and AREDS2 were two major…