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Eye Disease Management in Midtown

Advanced Vision Solutions for an Enhanced Quality of Life

(615) 329-0000

Early diagnosis means earlier treatment and better outcomes.

Whether you have glaucoma, macular degeneration (AMD), diabetic retinopathy, cataracts, or other eye diseases — we can help.

At Ducklo EyeCare, we provide comprehensive eye exams, diagnostic screening and cutting-edge treatments that can slow eye disease progression and help maintain your vision.

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Eye Disease Management Includes:

  • Comprehensive eye exam

    Comprehensive eye exams are critical in catching sight-robbing eye diseases that typically don’t show early symptoms.

  • Diagnostic screening

    Certain changes in your eyes can indicate eye conditions. Our optometrists can diagnose the disease and determine the cause of these changes.

  • Treatments and surgeries

    We provide a wide range of treatments, including prescription eye drops and other medication. If needed, we'll refer you to the right specialist for eye surgery.

  • After care and follow-up

    We provide follow-up exams and after-care treatments to help you manage your symptoms and safeguard your vision.


What Are the 4 Most Common Eye Diseases?

  • Diabetic Retinopathy

    If you have diabetes, you should be aware of the risk of diabetic retinopathy. Elevated blood sugar can cause blood vessels in the eye to become inflamed or swell. In the early stages, you may not notice symptoms, but advanced diabetic retinopathy can cause blurred vision or eye inflammation.

    Diabetic retinopathy treatment includes:

    • Prescription medication
    • Laser surgeries
    • Anti-VEGF and steroid injections
    • Vitrectomy
  • Glaucoma

    Glaucoma is a leading cause of blindness and often doesn’t show early symptoms. High pressure inside the eye causes glaucoma, and the purpose of glaucoma management is to reduce intraocular pressure.

    Glaucoma treatments include:

    • Prescription eye drops or medications
    • Laser procedures
    • Filtration surgery
    • Drainage tubes
    • Minimally invasive glaucoma surgery (MIGS)
  • Cataracts

    Cataracts are cloudy formations on the eye lens. They can make your vision blurry and distorted. To restore normal vision, an optometrist will recommend cataract surgery, which involves replacing the cloudy lens with an artificial intraocular lens.

  • Macular Degeneration

    Macular degeneration, or AMD, occurs when the macula or the central part of the retina deteriorates. This results in blurred and distorted vision.

    There are two types of AMD: Dry AMD and Wet AMD.

    Although there isn’t a treatment for dry AMD, lifestyle changes and specific supplements can help prevent further vision deterioration.

    Wet AMD treatments include:

    • Photodynamic therapy
    • Anti-VEGF injections
    • Laser photocoagulation

Distorted or Blurred Vision? Have a family history of serious eye diseases?

Schedule an eye exam at Ducklo EyeCare in Midtown. Early diagnosis and treatment can help preserve eye health and prevent vision loss.


Eye Disease Management FAQs

Do eye problems run in the family?

Yes. Genetics increase our chances of developing diseases that impact vision and eye health.

In fact, over 350 eye diseases are attributed to hereditary factors, including age-related macular degeneration (AMD), cataracts, glaucoma, and retinitis pigmentosa. Learning about your family’s medical history can provide important clues regarding your predisposition to certain eye diseases and vision problems.

How to prevent eye diseases?

Adopting a healthy lifestyle and getting regular eye exams can improve your chances of maintaining clear vision and eye health.

Make sure to:

  • Avoid smoking
  • Maintain healthy blood sugar levels if you have diabetes
  • Wear sunglasses that offer 100 UV protection
  • Have regular eye exams
What are the symptoms of serious eye problems?

Although certain eye diseases show specific symptoms, the signs vary according to the condition. Keep in mind that some eye diseases, such as glaucoma, often don’t show early symptoms—which is why it's important to get regular eye exams.

If you experience any of the following, contact Ducklo EyeCare immediately.

  • Blurry or double vision
  • Eye inflammation or eye pain
  • Eye Floaters
  • Eye swelling
  • Blind spots

If you experience any symptoms or have a family history of eye diseases, make sure to schedule a consultation and eye exam at Ducklo EyeCare in Midtown today.

Patient Reviews
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- Jul. 16, 2024
Dr. Solomon and staff were efficient and kind. Dr. Solomon remembered me from my last visit, asked ... what my concerns were, addressed them, and thoroughly explained the solutions. Will continue to see her.
- Jul. 05, 2024
I went to Nashville for a long weekend and forgot my contacts. I called to ask if trial packages wer... e available so I could get through the weekend. The kind woman I talked to said all I needed was my prescription with my name/contact on it to confirm it was me. I was able to get a picture sent to me from home of my prescription. I Ubered there and the same woman was so helpful and accommodating. She confirmed my prescription and was able to find me trials so fast and conveniently. She truly saved my weekend by providing me with the trial packs in a calm and friendly manner.
- Jun. 23, 2024
Great group of people who is always kind and very helpful in all departments.. They provide the best... eye care system for their patients …….
- Jun. 19, 2024
They took me in as a new patient due to I thought I had my contact stuck up in my eyelid and it real... ly hurt but it ended up being something else. The staff was wonderful and seemed like they cared for their patients. They took good care of me and I will recommend them 100%. I appreciate them taking me as a new patient and told me to come on in and it wasn’t but a few minutes and I was seen. I Appreciate Y’all very much!!
- Jun. 14, 2024
I had the best experience here! I would like to especially acknowledge the help I had from Haseena R... abi. She was very helpful helping me pick out a pair of sunglasses and also told me about a deal to buy one pair and get another half off so I was able to get the sunglasses I have been wanting to for a reasonable price. She also adjusted my glasses and cleaned them properly before sending me off! 10/10 recommend here and Haseena went above and beyond for me!
- Jun. 12, 2024
Wonderful place to go Experienced and well trained staff. Nice atmosphere. I always feel welcome.
- Jun. 07, 2024
Good people and friendly staff
- Jun. 02, 2024
A great, relaxing atmosphere!
- May. 10, 2024
Friendly staff, honest and caring. Make you feel welcome.
- May. 07, 2024
Best eyecare service ever. Friendly staff....
- May. 02, 2024
Very friendly and knowledgeable staff
- Apr. 19, 2024
Staff were very friendly and helpful. Dr. Solomon was professional and was able to answer all my que... stions. Great place for new patients.
- Apr. 12, 2024
The staff is helpful and friendly. I was also impressed with their professionalism. This is the best... , most accurate prescription I've ever gotten for contact lenses and or glasses.
- Apr. 10, 2024
I’ve been a patient for 20 years, and have always had a positive experience at Ducko Eyecare. No m... atter the provider, they always are thorough, kind, and helpful.
- Apr. 06, 2024
Everyone is so polite and very knowledgeable.
- Mar. 29, 2024
Top quality service and products that are hard to find and genuine caring professional staff
- Mar. 21, 2024
I was comfortable with the front desk, the nurse, and Dr. Solomon. They all made it easy for me to b... e there.
- Mar. 16, 2024
I would give this place more stars if I could. Everyone was so nice and helpful and Dr. Solomon was ... so down to earth and explained everything. It was a great experience so happy I found this place.
- Mar. 12, 2024
I have been going to Ducklo EyeCare since 2007 and have always received excellent service from the s... taff there. Many have come and gone but the feel of the office has stayed the same.
- Feb. 27, 2024
Everyone is nice and polite! This is not my first amazing experience there.

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Eye Disease Management in Midtown

Our optometry practice in Midtown

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Hours
  • Monday 9:15 am - 6:00 pm
  • Tuesday 9:15 am - 6:00 pm
  • Wednesday 7:15 am - 4:00 pm
  • Thursday 7:15 am - 4:00 pm
  • Friday 7:15 am - 4:00 pm
  • Saturday Closed
  • Sunday Closed
Insurance Plans
  • VSP
  • Medicare
  • United Healthcare
  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • Spectera
  • Superior Vision
  • Davis Vision
  • EyeMed
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield

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(615) 329-0000