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Dr. Alice T. Epitropoulos, M.D.

Ophthalmologist

Dr. Alice T Epitropoulos M.D. is a top Ophthalmologist in Columbus, . With a passion for the field and an unwavering commitment to their specialty, Dr. Alice T Epitropoulos M.D. is an expert in changing the lives of their patients for the better. Through their designated cause and expertise in the field, Dr. Alice T Epitropoulos M.D. is a prime example of a true leader in healthcare. As a leader and expert in their field, Dr. Alice T Epitropoulos M.D. is passionate about enhancing patient quality of life. They embody the values of communication, safety, and trust when dealing directly with patients. In Columbus, OH, Dr. Alice T Epitropoulos M.D. is a true asset to their field and dedicated to the profession of medicine.
30 years Experience
Dr. Alice T. Epitropoulos, M.D.
  • Columbus, OH
  • Oh State Univ Coll of Med, Columbus Oh
  • Accepting new patients

Does ADHD medication lead to astigmatism as a side effect?

Overall, there do not appear to be any significant adverse effects from Vyvanse in children using this for ADHD. Some report blurred vision, which if noted, warrants an eye exam. READ MORE
Overall, there do not appear to be any significant adverse effects from Vyvanse in children using this for ADHD. Some report blurred vision, which if noted, warrants an eye exam. Development of astigmatism (to my knowledge) is not a known side effect

What is the cause of dry eyes?

There are several types of dry eye which are treated in different ways. If one method is not effective, other options can be treated. Inflammation lies at the heart of dry eye READ MORE
There are several types of dry eye which are treated in different ways. If one method is not effective, other options can be treated. Inflammation lies at the heart of dry eye disease, many treatments of dry eye disease target the inflammatory pathway.

Can diabetes cause reading difficulties?

Diabetic retinopathy is one of the leading cause of vision loss. Routine eye exams are recommended for patients with diabetes to make sure that diabetes is not adversely affecting READ MORE
Diabetic retinopathy is one of the leading cause of vision loss. Routine eye exams are recommended for patients with diabetes to make sure that diabetes is not adversely affecting eyesight. It may be something as simple as a change in glasses prescription, but you want to make sure it's not cataracts, glaucoma, macular degeneration or the diabetes causing her vision difficulties.

My son is 3 years old and has developed cataract. What should I do?

Your son should see a pediatric ophthalmologist (surgeon) ASAP. If he has signs of weaker vision in his right eye (amblyopia), this needs to be treated right away, otherwise irreversible READ MORE
Your son should see a pediatric ophthalmologist (surgeon) ASAP. If he has signs of weaker vision in his right eye (amblyopia), this needs to be treated right away, otherwise irreversible damage to eyesight can occur!

What is the safe age for wearing sunglasses?

There are sunglasses with UV protection for all ages... I recommend wearing UV protection for all ages, especially when exposed to the sunlight for extended periods of time.

Can baby shampoos cause cataract?

No, baby shampoo does not cause cataracts. It can help to cleanse bacteria from lids and lashes in patients with blepharitis.