January 3, 2020

Myopia, the inability to focus images that are far away, has been abruptly on the rise. While our chance of being myopic is inherited deeply into our genes, the degree and severity of it, not necessarily is. However, the incidence of this disease and the prevalence of...

August 14, 2019

During this time, it is undebatable that most people spend too much time on some type of screen: Ipads, computers gaming devices and in my opinion the worst one of all–– cellphones. Education on the dangers of spending too much time on these have caused some people to...

Dr. Rebarber talks about ortho-k as Dr. Ortiz, a physician in Jacksonville at Care4UsMd, shares her own experience with ortho-k.

I am very happy to be able to offer to my patients this great alternative treatment for vision correction and most importantly, to be able to control and prevent myopia progression.  Ortho-K contact lenses are custom designed to each unique patient's corneal measuremen...

July 23, 2018

In 9 years of practicing optometry, I have observed the same tendency:  most parents wait until children can communicate a problem or are manifesting problems in school in order to take them for an eye exam. When they do come for the eye exam, they can be surprised by...

June 7, 2018

Keratoconus is a condition where the cornea develops an irregular shape instead of its normal round one. The cornea is the clear frontal tissue in our eyes where contact lenses rest when we wear them. 

This irregular shape of the cornea causes irregular amounts of astig...

April 5, 2018

When a patient comes into my office interested in contact lenses or already wearing contact lenses, I always ask them these questions:

1. How frequent do you want to wear contacts? Everyday or just some days?

2. Are you  good about cleaning an caring for them or would yo...

August 15, 2017

In a few days (August 21) and during the estimated times of 1:16 pm to 4:11 pm, we will experience a solar eclipse. As your eye doctor, it is my desire to safeguard the health of your eyes. For that reason, I have compiled some of the most important points that may ans...