Vitamin C: Vitamin C helps the body have healthy bones, skin, and blood vessels. It also helps the body form and maintain connective tissue found in the cornea of the eye. The recommended daily consumption for Vitamin C is 90mg for men and 75mg for women per day. Citrus fruits and many vegetables are excellent […]
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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FLOATERS: Floaters are very common and usually are harmless. Floaters are tiny spots that drift around in your field of vision. Eye floaters come in various shapes and sizes, They are caused by a break down of the vitreous which is a gel-like part of the eye located in between the lens and the retina. […]
Age-related macular degeneration, often called AMD or ARMD, is the leading cause of vision loss and blindness among Americans who are age 65 and older. Because people in this group are an increasingly larger percentage of the general population, vision loss from macular degeneration is a growing problem. AMD is degeneration of the macula, which […]
It is estimated that about 50 million Americans have seasonal allergies. With allergy season knocking on our door, Scott & Christie Eyecare Associates wants you to understand what causes your allergies and how to relieve yourself from dry, itchy, red eyes. WHAT CAUSES EYE ALLERIGIES: Normally harmless substances that cause problems for individuals who […]
Good Looks Eyewear is proud to host upcoming Designer Sunwear Events in Cranberry and in Pittsburgh! MAY 14th, 2016 CRANBERRY: The event will be held from 11am-3pm. Stop by to enjoy food, drinks, entertainment, as well as check out the hottest sunglasses on the market. Anyone who shows up to the event will automatically be entered […]
With the Masters Golf Championship right around the corner, Good Looks Eyewear wants you to be prepared when you are out on the Links. Serious golfers pay attention to their lenses. At Good Looks Eyewear, we have our own lab. That means we are able to personally guarantee that our lens products exceed industry standards […]
Refractive errors are the most common cause of vision problems among school-age children. Parents, as well as teachers, should be aware of these 10 signs that a child’s vision needs correction: Consistently sitting too close to the TV or holding a book too close Losing his/her place while reading or using a finger to guide […]
The number of Americans suffering from dry eyes is on the rise and continues to be one of the most common reasons patients visit their eye doctor. Over 26 million Americans have dry eye, and many don’t even realize they have the issue because they attribute it to eye fatigue or allergies. One reason dry […]
DIABETIC RETINOPATHY For patients living with diabetes, there are many aspects of their health that they must keep track of. An area that they should absolutely not neglect is their eyesight. It is especially important for adults over 40 with diabetes to have their vision checked annually as the beginning stages of diabetic retinopathy may […]
In this day and age, it has become nearly impossible to go a whole day without looking at some sort of digital screen. Some of us have to look at them all day while at work. Over 50% of people who work wi9th computers show eye strain and other bothersome visual symptoms. Here are 10 […]