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Helpful tools for people with vision impairments

People with vision impairments face many obstacles simply navigating their everyday life. Our friends at the American Academy of Ophthalmology put together a list of devices and other technologies to make life easier for someone with vision impairments.   -Tools built into Apple and Android devices such as ways to make your font larger or… Read More »

  • Posted on: Aug 18 2020
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IMPORTANT: Fireworks safety over July 4th holiday

The July 4th holiday might feel a little different this year as we continue to face a global health pandemic. But as you might have already heard at night, that is not going to stop people from shooting off fireworks. While these are meant to be a fun activity during the holiday, these are extremely… Read More »

  • Posted on: Jun 29 2020
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Update on our team

As of June 1, 2020, Dr. Greg Sulkowski is no longer practicing as part of Taustine Eye Center.  However, Dr. Sulkowski will remain available.  Dr. Sulkowski will continue practicing as Louisville Glaucoma, PLLC, in his same office space in the Medical Arts Building.  We wish him well.

  • Posted on: Jun 6 2020
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Learn more: Today Show anchor experiences eye injury

If you are a regular viewer of NBC’s The Today Show, you might have noticed anchor Savannah Guthrie absent from the newscast recently. You might have also seen her return in time for the annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade wearing glasses. Guthrie suffered a serious eye injury from her little boy throwing a toy rain and… Read More »

  • Posted on: Dec 2 2019
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Does having a “drug plan” always get you the best price?

A word about drug prices.  The prices for any prescription can vary widely between different pharmacies.  Just because you have a “drug plan” doesn’t mean it will get you the best price for your prescription.  Everyone should be aware of the web site  Look up your prescription on that site.  Sometimes the cash price for… Read More »

Wilton M.

“I am writing in reference to the surgical procedure you performed on me inserting an Ahmed tube and reservoir in my right eye on April 23, 2019. The purpose of this procedure was to provide a more permanent reduction in the interocular pressure to help avoid damage to the eye from glaucoma. I am pleased… Read More »

Dr. Hurt Visits Haiti

Since November 2005, Dr. Hurt has been making a yearly medical mission trip to Haiti.  While in Haiti, he stays at an orphanage in St. Ard, just outside of Archiaie.  Within the orphanage compound there is a medical building where he holds some of his eye clinics.  Most days he goes out to other sites… Read More »

April is Sports Eye Safety Month

Spring is in the air and with spring comes outdoor sports.  Unfortunately, approximately 42,000 sports eye injuries occur in the United States every year.  Many result in permanent vision loss.  Yet, today’s athletes have a number of eye protectors available to them, none of which hinder performance. In recognition of April’s designation as Sports Eye… Read More »

June is Fireworks Eye Safety Month

Last year, approximately 6,400 Americans spent part of their Fourth of July holiday in the emergency room, according to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC).  Despite warnings to consumers on the dangers of fireworks, the number of injuries every year has remained relatively steady. But, the long-term effects of these injuries can be severe.… Read More »

Dry Eye Syndrome: More than an Annoyance

Dry Eye Syndrome Eyes that are dry, burning, itchy and having excessive tearing or dryness – these are some of the symptoms of Dry Eye Syndrome (DES) and one of the most common problems we see in our office.  It’s estimated that 5 million Americans 50 years of age and older have significant dry eye… Read More »