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|City||Sioux City, IA|
|Address||2800 Pierce Street # 307|
|Phone Number||(712) 226-3937|
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Dr. John Shepherd is a Board-Certified ophthalmologist and specializes in low vision rehabilitation. He received his medical degree from St. Louis University and completed his ophthalmology residency training at the University of Chicago Hospitals. He practiced comprehensive ophthalmology from 1994 - 2005 in southern Minnesota. After experiencing personal health issues, he developed a great concern for low vision patients and pursued a fellowship in the field in 2006. He now serves as Director of the Weigel Williamson Center for Visual Rehabilitation and Assistant Professor of the Department of Ophthalmology at the Truhlsen Eye Institute at the University of Nebraska Medical Center.
Dry eye is a chronic condition. There are different types of dry eye and the dryness of your eyes can be caused by a multitude of factors. The Symptoms of dry eye also vary widely from one individual to another. Dr. Haeker is skilled at detecting, diagnosing, and treating dry eyes. If you think you have a problem with dry eyes, she can perform a dry eye evaluation and begin a treatment regimen best suited for you and your eyes.
Low vision refers to irreversible vision loss that cannot be improved with regular glasses, medicine, or surgery. Individuals living with low vision often struggle to participate in daily activities such as reading, shopping, or watching the television. Some of the most common causes of low vision include macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, glaucoma, and stroke or brain injury. For more information on how Dr. Shepherd can help you with the aid of low vision devices at one of his monthly visits at Wadzinski Eye Cliniccall: 402-559-2463to make an appointment today.
Glaucoma is known as the silent thief of vision. It is a disease that causes loss of vision slowly and painlessly so most people are unaware they have the disease. Glaucoma is a leading cause of blindness making regular eye exams the key to detection. Dr. Haeker is skilled at detecting, diagnosing and treating glaucoma. If you are not getting a regular eye exam or you are concerned you may be at risk for glaucoma, simply call our office for an appointment today.
Macular degeneration is a problem with a part of the retina called the macula. The macula is responsible for the vision that is straight ahead of you, having clear vision, your ability to see faces, to read, and to drive. The macula deteriorates or degenerates with macular degeneration, and you can lose the ability to do these things. Macular degeneration tends to occur after the age of 50, and has a tendency to run in families. There are two types of AMD.
Wadzinski Eye Clinic was built in 2013 and is a state of the art facility. We have the most current diagnostic equipment and treatments available, as well as a wide selection of Optical items to include designer frames, sunglasses, and any special order contacts.