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Blurry vision

Having blurry vision or seeing opaque colors may mean you suffer from cataract. If you are having these symptoms, make and appointment for a check-up at www.precisioneyemd.com or call us at (410) 377 2422 to know more about...

Jul 31st, 2020
Reading without needing glasses

Would you like to forget about wearing glasses or contact lenses every time you want to read your emails or the newspaper? #PrecisionEyeCare offers a wide range of options to help you enjoy reading with more independence and have better...

Jul 29th, 2020
Rub your eyes

Protecting your eyes also includes not rubbing them when they are itchy. How can this very common gesture affect us? It can lead to an ocular infection or eyelid injuries. The skin around our eyes is very thin and delicate, which means it...

Jul 24th, 2020
Early glaucoma detection

Early detection is the key factor to protect your eyes from Glaucoma. Although there is no cure, Glaucoma can be effectively managed through treatment if it is caught early during routine eye exams. Check your eyes at #PrecisionEyeCare.

Jul 22nd, 2020
Smoking also affects your eye health

Smoking also affects your eye health. Cataract is the world’s main blindness causing condition. According to researchers, smoking increases the risk of suffering from cataract. Additionally, cigarette smoke can also cause burning sensation,...

Jul 17th, 2020
Make an appointment via telemedicine

If you are among the high risk patients or can’t go to the clinic, you can have a telemedicine consultation. Many patients have already tried it! Make an appointment at www.precisioneyemd.com or call us...

Jul 15th, 2020
What sets us apart?

#PrecisionEyeCare wants to make sure that every patient knows what kind of procedure he or she needs and how it will be performed. That’s why Dr. María Romero MD is an understanding and attentive listener who, during consultations,...

Jul 10th, 2020
Did you get your eyes examined this year?

During the #UVSafetyMonth,we would like to emphasize on the importance of prevention. Long-term exposure to the sun without proper protection can increase the risk of eye diseases, including cataract, macular degeneration,...

Jul 8th, 2020
Happy Independence Day

Every 4th of July we remember and pay homage to the ones who gave their lives to ensure freedom we have as American citizens. #PrecisionEyeCare wishes all its patients a good day of rest and contemplation. Additionally, we would like to...

Jul 4th, 2020
UV Safety Month

Sunglasses are a lot more than just fashion items. They are a smart health choice. Most people know that the sun’s damaging ultraviolet rays are bad for the skin. But did you know that too much sun on unprotected eyes increases the risk of eye diseases?

Jul 1st, 2020
What type of intraocular implants (IOL) do we use for patients?

The type of lens used during your cataract surgery will depend on a number of factors, including your current vision and personal preferences. Dr. María Soledad Romero MD offers several IOLs, including premium options, to meet the vision goals of every pat

Jun 24th, 2020
How is a cataract surgery performed?

You may have wondered how the cataract surgery is performed. The first thing you should know is that cataract are a natural result of aging eyes, and one of the most common causes of vision loss.

Jun 17th, 2020
What sets us apart? Evidence-based medicine

#PrecisionEyeCare stands out because of the way we apply our scientific knowledge and our experience to the medical practice, altogether with the most advanced technological advances, to offer the best attention quality possible to our patients.

Jun 12th, 2020
Are you having a hard time reading the signs on the streets?

If you notice your vision is getting blurry, you are having a hard time reading the signs on the streets or you can’t see colors sharply, you may be suffering from cataracts. During the Cataract Awareness Month,#PrecisionEyeCare reminds you of...

Jun 10th, 2020
June is Cataract Awareness Month

You can have a Cataract Corrective Surgery at #PrecisionEyeCare. Make an appointment with doctor María Romero MD at www.precisioneyemd.com or call us at 410) 377 2422 to improve your quality of life.

Jun 3rd, 2020
Remember to wear a face mask when attending your consultation.

If you have an appointment at #PrecisionEyeCare, remember to follow our attention protocol. Don’t forget to wear a face mask and to complete the online check-in in the patient portal at www.precisioneyemd.com to reduce your time in the waiting room.

May 29th, 2020
Do you know when it’s time to get new sunglasses?

How long have you been wearing the same sunglasses? Summer is coming and, along with it, a great opportunity to check if your glasses are still protecting your eyes properly. Check for Breakages, a clear sign that you need to get new glasses.

May 27th, 2020
You can’t undergo a LASIK procedure?

Many people achieve clear vision through LASIK surgery, but what can be done for patients who aren’t good candidates for LASIK? Maybe you’ve asked about LASIK before, but were told that your prescription was too high, your pupils were...

May 22nd, 2020
Healthy Vision Month

By age 65, one in three Americans will have a vision-impairing eye disease. Many sight-robbing conditions can be effectively treated if detected early enough, in many cases by limiting or eliminating the damage to eyesight.

May 20th, 2020
Healthy Vision Month. 5 tips to protect your eyes.

May is Healthy Vision Month, but protecting your eyes is something you need to do every day. That’s why #PrecisionEyeCare is sharing tips to care for you visual health Get a comprehensive medical eye exam at age 40. Know your family history.

May 15th, 2020
Reduce your waiting time before consultations.

If you already made an appointment at our clinic, you can reduce the time you spend in the waiting room. Check-in online on the patient portal at www.precisioneyemd.com. There, you will be able to update your prescriptions,...

May 9th, 2020
Precision Eye Care’s COVID-19 attention protocol.

To ensure the safety of both our patients and our medical staff, #PrecisionEyeCare has implemented the attention protocol below: Patients must be wearing a face mask when entering the clinic. They must fill the COVID -19 SCREENING form.

May 6th, 2020
Eye tiredness can be a symptom of severe dry eye syndrome.

Dry eye syndrome occurs when the eye does not produce good quality tears, or when they evaporate too quickly. Tired eyes are one of its symptoms. You may also suffer from foreign body sensation, redness in the eye or difficulty when opening...

May 1st, 2020
Can I wear contact lenses during the pandemic?

During the COVID-19 pandemic, one of the prevention advices is to avoid touching our faces to reduce the risk of contagion. According to that, contact lenses are safe to use, but remember to step up your safety procedures when you put them on...

Apr 29th, 2020
Happy Easter

#PrecisionEyeCare and its staff wish you a happy Easter and hope we can get through this tough sanitary situation soon so we can meet again.

Apr 12th, 2020
Working out at home

Exercising is an essential part of being healthy, even when it comes to your eyes, since you develop skills such as long distance, dynamic or peripheral vision. However, new research shows that about 30,000 people in the U.S. go to...

Apr 9th, 2020
World Health Day

During the World Health Day, #PrecisionEyeCare acknowledges and thanks the work done by all health care providers who are taking care of patients infected with COVID-19. If possible, #StayAtHome. Stay safe.

Apr 7th, 2020
Personalized attention

What distinguishes #PrecisionEyeCare is the personalized attention offered by Maria S. Romero, MD. We stand out by listening to our patients, giving them enough consultation time and helping them recover their quality of life by means of eye care.

Apr 3rd, 2020
Are you spending more time looking at screens?

Staying at home to protect ourselves from the COVID-19 pandemia may mean spending more time looking at screens, either by reading, working or watching TV. That’s why #PrecisionEyeCare is sharing 5 tips to protect your eyes...

Apr 1st, 2020
Did you make an appointment?

If you already got a virtual appointment at #PrecisionEyeCare via www.precisioneyemd.com, it’s time to get ready to be attended by Dr. Maria Soledad Romero MD. Follow the instructions and go online to use the #telemedicine service...

Mar 26th, 2020
You don’t have to cancel your appointment.

We keep practicing social distancing, but we remain close to our patients. You can attend your appointment using #telemedicine! #PrecisionEyeCare is concerned about your eye health and doesn’t want you to be without eye care.

Mar 24th, 2020
Do you need an ophthalmologic consultation?

While under quarantine to prevent COVID-19 from spreading, #PrecisionEyeCare is offering the telemedicine visits service to its patients. You can make an appointment either online at www.precisioneyemd.com, or at (410) 377 2422.

Mar 20th, 2020
Stay at home.

If you need an opthamologist appointment while on quarantine because of the coronavirus, #PrecisioEyeCare is now allowing Online Booking. Check available times and book an appointment at www.precisioneyemd.com. It’s free, fast and safe.

Mar 18th, 2020
Steps to avoid the spreading of Coronavirus.

At #PrecisionEyeCare we want to make sure our patients are safe. That’s why we are following a series of steps to avoid the spreading of #Coronavirus. Additionally, please check our recommendations for daily routines. Let’s take care of each other.

Mar 15th, 2020
International Women’s Day

Today, at #PrecisionEyeCare, we would like to pay homage to all the women who work hard daily to achieve their goals, and especially the ones in the ophthalmology area. We hope more women will join our fascinating medical specialty.

Mar 8th, 2020
Your day always starts better with sharp vision.

Waking up to clear shapes and colors is the best way to start your day. If you feel like seeing through a clouded glass or as if you had a cloud in your face, you may be suffering from cataracts. Don’t let anything affect your sight.

Mar 5th, 2020
Workplace Eye Wellness Month

#WorkplaceEyeWellnessMonth Did you know that more than 20,000 workplace eye injuries make people miss working days each year? Using proper eye protection can help prevent eye trauma at work.

Mar 5th, 2020
Clinical trial on patients undergoing cataract surgery.

The goal of this research is to better understand the visual symptoms in patients undergoing cataract surgery and its improvements through a self -reported patient survey. You can be a part of this voluntary study at #PrecisionEyeCare.

Feb 28th, 2020
Weekend Checklist

It’s Friday and we, at #PrecisionEyeCare, know you are probably making a “weekend checklist”. This is our friendly reminder to always take your sunglasses with you. Protecting your eyes means having a healthy vision for longer.

Feb 21st, 2020
Age related Macular Degeneration history

#AMDAwarenessMonth If you have a close relative who suffers from AMD, you have a 50 percent higher chance of also having it. Before your next eye exam, speak with your family about their eye health history. You may need more frequent eye exams...

Feb 19th, 2020
Happy Anniversary

Today, #PrecisionEyeCare celebrates its first year as a medical institution. We continuously strive to deliver quality patient-focused attention, while sustaining Dr. Maria Soledad Romero MD’s trademark bedside manners. The best gift we could...

Feb 14th, 2020
What is Age related Macular Degeneration

#AMDAwarenessMonth AMD is a degenerative disease that happens when part of the retina called the macula is damaged. It’s the part of the eye that delivers sharp, central vision needed to see objects straight ahead. Over time, the loss of...

Feb 12th, 2020
Do health insurance plans cover cataract surgery?

While most health insurance plans cover the traditional costs of cataract surgery, sometimes additional expenses related to the type of intraocular lens (IOL) can occur. If this is your particular situation, you may need to pay for the extra charges...

Jan 31st, 2020
Your lifestyle can prevent glaucoma.

#GlaucomaAwarenessMonth Beyond drugs and surgery, several recent studies suggest that lifestyle choices may also help minimize the risk of losing vision to glaucoma. What can you do to prevent it? Exercise regularly. Meditate.

Jan 29th, 2020
Who is at risk to develop glaucoma?

#GlaucomaAwarenessMonth Some people are more likely to suffer from glaucoma. You should get regular check-ups if at least one of the following items applies to you you are over age of 40; you are of African, Asian or Hispanic heritage; you have high...

Jan 22nd, 2020
What you eat can also be seen in your eyes

What you eat also nurtures your eyes. Ingesting vitamins A, E and C will help in keeping eyes healthy. You can find them in green leafed vegetables, carrots, cantaloupes and citrus fruits. You should also add Omega 3 to your diet,...

Jan 18th, 2020
Check your eyes and prevent vision loss from glaucoma.

#GlaucomaAwarenessMonth Why is it important to have a full eye examination when you turn 40 years old? It’s because Glaucoma progresses slowly, gradually destroying peripheral vision. Since people are unaware of early peripheral vision loss...

Jan 15th, 2020
20/20

Why do we say this is an ideal year to check your visual acuity? When we talk about 20/20 vision, we are talking about how well you can see an object from a 20 feet distance. Do you know how sharp your vision is?

Jan 10th, 2020
Have a great New Year with more visual independence.

#PrecisionEyeCare wishes you a happy 2020, filled with accomplishments and learnings. We strive to ensure our patients enjoy a clean and sharp sight and become more independent of their glasses or contact lenses, while delivering the quality...

Dec 31st, 2019
Did you check your contact lenses´ expiration date?

If you choose to wear contact lenses, be aware of their expiration date, which can be within three or four years after its fabrication date. Disposing of expired contact lenses and their cleaning solutions is very important. Along their life cycle,...

Dec 28th, 2019
Happy Holiday Season

#PrecisionEyeCare wishes you a very happy Holiday Season. We would also like to give you some tips on how to take care of your eyes during your celebrations. Do not eat in excess nor food with too much salt, to avoid a rise of blood pressure,...

Dec 25th, 2019
Did you know it’s possible to have different-colored eyes?

It’s a phenomenon called heterochromia, which is common among some animals, but rare in humans. With this condition, one iris is a different color from the other. It can be partial (a part of the iris) or complete (the whole iris), and it doesn’t involve..

Dec 20th, 2019
You are still in time to check your eyes.

The year is almost over. Did you remember to get your annual eye check-up? You still have time. End your 2019 with healthy eyes. You can make an appointment with #PrecisionEyeCare at (410) 377 2422.

Dec 18th, 2019
How do you clean your glasses?

Cleaning your glasses is essential in order to have clear vision and extend your glasses’ service life. How should you clean your glasses? Always leave a microfiber cloth in your glasses’ case. Make sure it’s clean, to avoid damaging the lenses...

Dec 11th, 2019
Am I a candidate for cataract surgery?

Are you curious to see if you’d be a candidate for any of our cataract corrective surgeries? Take our cataract self-exam and find out on this link http://bit.ly/cataract-surgery-test

Dec 4th, 2019
Happy Thanksgiving Day

What is your favorite thing about #Thanksgiving? At #PrecisionEyeCare, we celebrate being able to protect our patients’ eye health. We are also thankful for the accomplishments and knowledge we achieved this year. We wish you a reflexive...

Nov 27th, 2019
Evidence-based medicine

Questioning things, researching and studying are ongoing efforts in the healthcare area, which also includes ophthalmology. There are new studies and advancements in this area every day, so, at #PrecisionEyeCare, our medical practice is backed up...

Nov 22nd, 2019
What you need to know before buying sunglasses?

Sunglasses aren’t just fashion items we use during Summer. They can also help us protect our eyes during Winter. In addition to the protection against sunlight, they also keep our eyes protected from the wind and the particles it could be carrying.

Nov 21st, 2019
World Diabetes Day

Did you know that suffering from diabetes can affect your eyes? It can affect the arteries that irrigate your retina, which could lead to impaired sight or even blindness. Since it doesn't usually present...

Nov 13th, 2019
Did you know that diabetes can lead to blindness?

November is the Diabetic Eye Disease Awareness month, in which people with diabetes are encouraged to treat eye problems related with their disease. The diabetic pathology is the main cause for blindness and visual impairment...

Nov 9th, 2019
Power of Age Expo

Precision Eye Care is very excited to be participating as an exhibitor of the Baltimore County Department of Aging Power of Age Expo, held at the Timmonium Fairgrounds, on Wednesday, October 30th from 9 AM to 8 PM. Please stop...

Nov 1st, 2019
Dr. Romero was interviewed for MO Magazine

In an interview for MO Magazine, Dr. Maria Soledad Romero spoke about her working experience and the training she had in Argentina, at the Wilmer Eye Institute at Johns Hopkins University, in the United States, and in India. She also shared what...

Nov 1st, 2019
Alcon´s Trifocal Lens

Great news for patients who suffer from cataracts. After a long process, #Alcon has announced that its intraocular trifocal lens is the first and only lens of its kind approved by the FDA. This means it will commercially launch AcrySof IQ...

Nov 1st, 2019
Do you drive?

This fact was shared by Forbes based on a study presented during the annual AAO meeting in 2019. Researchers in Australia used a driving simulator to test patients’ vision before and after cataract surgery. They found that near misses and...

Nov 1st, 2019
123rd annual American Academy of Ophthalmology meeting

Maria S. Romero MD participated as instructor in surgical skills transfer labs on the 123rd annual American Academy of Ophthalmology meeting. This activity was co-led by internationally recognized surgeons who are specialists in complex...

Nov 1st, 2019
Dr. Romero in Japan

Ongoing training is my greatest tool for providing the best care to my patients. I went to Japan to train on complex anterior segment cases. I had the privilege of spending time with Dr. Tsukasa Hanemoto and Dr Yoshihiro Tokuda, President of...

Nov 1st, 2019
Training Course for Cataract and Anterior Segment Surgeons

On August 24th, Dr. Maria Soledad Romero led a training course for cataract and anterior segment surgeons, teaching how to perform intrascleral haptic fixation to IOL placement in the absence of capsular support using the Glued IOL...

Nov 1st, 2019
Happy Halloween

Costumes are one of Halloween’s attractions, and an important part of them are make-up and colored contact lenses. That’s why at #PrecisionEyeCare we would like to share some tips to enjoy #Halloween without neglecting your ocular health. ‍‍

Oct 31st, 2019
National Sight Week

The National Sight Week will be held from October 20 to 26. Know more about how the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS) proposes to provide charitable surgeries. Hundreds of surgeries will be performed by...

Oct 19th, 2019
World Sight Day

Today is #WorldSightDay, a great date to remind you that prevention is the best tool to protect your eyes. Don’t forget that not all eye illnesses have symptoms and, if caught on early stages, they can be cured. 

Oct 10th, 2019
Happy Labor Day

Working is what helps us to grow and move toward the place where we want to be. Remember to wear sunglasses to protect your eyesight if you are going to spend some time outdoors.

Sep 2nd, 2019
Participation in a case: “White Intumescent Cataract”

White Intumescent Cataract Evaluation and surgical management. CASE PRESENTATION A 56-year-old woman is referred for evaluation of a rapid and profound decrease in vision in her right eye. The patient states that everything...

Jul 2nd, 2019
Staging a Rescue

Staging a Rescue Anterior capsular tears are a common complication of cataract surgery that can occur during any step of the procedure. Primary anterior capsular tears occur during capsulorhexis creation, and secondary anterior capsular...

May 15th, 2019
Introducing Precision Eye Care

We are excited to announce the opening of Precision Eye Care, a world-class center for the diagnosis, treatment, and corrective surgery for eyes. Precision Eye Care was founded by Dr. Maria A. Romero, an internationally known Anterior Segment Surgeon...

Jan 15th, 2019