Dr. Ted Fromm, Rapid City’s leading ophthalmologist, offers comprehensive care to maintain and improve your vision health, as well as diagnose and treat eye conditions. Whether the appointment is for a consultation, routine eye exam, or a medical or laser treatment, Dr. Fromm takes the time to ensure your needs are heard in order to provide the right treatment for you.
Getting your eyes regularly examined by a licensed professional is important in maintaining your eye health, as well as for early detection of conditions that can lead to vision loss. In addition to providing comprehensive eye exams that utilize the latest technology to screen for potential issues, Dr. Fromm conducts exams to determine the proper fit for glasses or contact lenses. All ages are welcome to Fromm Clinic, with special considerations in place for pediatric eye care.
To schedule a comprehensive eye examination, call Fromm Clinic today!
Seeking immediate eye care in the case of an ocular emergency is critical in receiving the care you need for the best possible outcome.
Some symptoms that indicate you need emergency eye care services are:
- Double vision
- Loss of vision
- Red, painful eye
- New flashes or floaters
- Foreign matter in eye
If you experience an eye emergency, be careful not to do the following before you seek medical care:
- Do not rub or apply pressure to the eye
- Do not attempt to remove any foreign matter from the eye, especially with sharp objects such as tweezers
Whether you have received an injury to the eye or suddenly experience symptoms of an eye emergency, Dr. Ted Fromm is here to help.
If you are experiencing an eye emergency, call us today!
Getting your eyes regularly examined by a licensed professional is important in maintaining good eye health.
Complete eye exams are not just for updating your prescription. Learn more about what your eye doctor will screen for, what to expect at your appointment, some of the advanced technology we use, and special considerations for pediatric and infant eye care. A contact lens exam provides all of the measurements and testing that are required to determine if your eyes are suitable for contact lens wear. We are able to fit most patients (even hard-to-fit) and will generate your contact lens prescription.
Meaning inflammation of the eyelids, blepharitis occurs when oil glands near the base of the eyelashes become obstructed, leading to red, irritated eyes. Although the condition is often chronic and can be hard to treat, it does not cause permanent damage to eyesight and is not contagious.
Some of the symptoms of blepharitis include:
- Red eyes
- Excessive tearing
- Dry eyes
- Sensitivity to light
- Loss of eyelashes
- A stinging or burning sensation in the eyes
- Itchy eyelids
- Swollen eyelids
Often caused by high pressure in the eye, glaucoma damages the optic nerve, which is vital for good vision. It is more common in older adults, and is the leading cause of blindness for those over the age of 60. Regular eye exams are critical in detecting the condition, as early treatment can help slow or prevent vision loss.
Some of the symptoms of glaucoma include:
- Macular Degeneration
- Diabetic Eye Disease