In the United States, approximately 2 million individuals have AMD. There is a higher risk of getting this disease if you: -Are Caucasian -Have a family history of AMD -Smoke -Are overweight -Eat foods that are high in saturated fat -Are 65 or older Preventative measures include maintaining a healthy weight and blood pressure levels, […]
About Willam C. Christie M.D.
William C. Christie M.D. is an owner of Scott & Christie and Associates. He has been practicing ophthalmology since 1990 and has performed over 20,000 cataract procedures. Currently Dr. Christie offers cataract patients cutting-edge, multi-focal and accommodating lens technologies as well as the limbal relaxing surgical procedure which helps correct astigmatism.
Dr. Christie volunteers his time and expertise both locally and internationally. He is a board member of the Urban Impact Foundation, a Pittsburgh organization devoted to helping disadvantaged youth. Additionally, he has travelled several times to the Manna Mission Hospital in Ghana, Africa to perform cataract surgery for people who otherwise would not have access to vision care.