Spots, Flashes, and Floaters Have you ever seen a speck or thread-like strand float across your field of vision? Many times these spots or floaters in your eyes are just an irritating consequence of aging. However, if these symptoms are new or get worse, it’s time to call your eye doctor. Read more about the […]
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.
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7 BAD HABITS THAT ARE AGING YOUR EYES Rubbing Your Eyes The skin around your eyes is one of the first areas on your face to show signs of aging. Rubbing your eyes can break tiny blood vessels under the skin’s surface and cause dark circles and puffy eyes, as well as premature […]
For many people, the notion of being able to get an eyeglass prescription and buy glasses without a trip to the eye doctor sounds appealing. But is this really a good idea? Here’s what you need to know about online eye exams and vision tests before thinking about saying goodbye to your eye doctor. Online […]
When you purchase glasses, they usually come with a microfiber cloth or two for cleaning the lenses. While excellent in a pinch, those little cloths just don’t always cut it. We wear our glasses a lot, and they can get pretty dirty. Lotion and oils cause smears and fingerprints, and dust and fibers can build […]
Badgley Mischka Eyewear: Good Looks Eyewear has proudly added Badgley Mischka Eyewear to our already impressive collection of luxury frames. Badgley Mischka caters to a younger, more modern couture customer with their timeless designs and superior craftsmanship. Mark Badgley and James Mischka began their company in 1988 and have since been captivating the fashion industry. […]
Fysh Eyewear: Good Looks Eyewear has proudly brought Fysh Eyewear into our designer collection. Fysh is a high end fashion company that specializes in eyewear. Their optical collection sports beautifully designed frames with an array of bold colors and intricate patterns. This exclusively women’s brand brings out a modern and original look to the wearer. The […]
Scott and Christie and Associates is only 1 of 10 locations nationwide that currently offer the SYMFONY lens to patients that suffer from cataracts. The SYMFONY lens from Abbot Medical can reduce and in many cases eliminate a patients need to wear glasses after cataract surgery. The Tecnis SYMFONY Intraocular Lens was specifically developed to […]
You’ve come to an important crossroads: should you get contacts or not? There are many factors to consider. Types of Contacts There are multiple types of contacts. Soft contact lenses are comfortable and easy to wear full time, or just occasionally. There is little to no adjustment period with these lenses. You can also get […]
Gone are the days when glasses were unfashionable and geeky. Eyewear has become a huge statement piece in the fashion world. Many celebrities wear glasses with pride, and they have even made their way onto the red carpet. Kate Winslet and Patricia Arquette turned heads wearing thick-rimmed black glasses and black cat-eye glasses respectively with […]
You’re picking out the frames for your glasses! How exciting! Remember, it’s important to look at color as well as shape. Your frames can be both colorful and complementary. Even though it’s easy to go with black or brown to play it safe, thinking that they’ll match with everything, it’s important to consider how the […]