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Dr. Glenn N. Pomerance

Ophthalmologist

Dr. Glenn N. Pomerance is a top Ophthalmologist in Chattanooga, . With a passion for the field and an unwavering commitment to their specialty, Dr. Glenn N. Pomerance is an expert in changing the lives of their patients for the better. Through their designated cause and expertise in the field, Dr. Glenn N. Pomerance is a prime example of a true leader in healthcare. As a leader and expert in their field, Dr. Glenn N. Pomerance is passionate about enhancing patient quality of life. They embody the values of communication, safety, and trust when dealing directly with patients. In Chattanooga, Tennessee, Dr. Glenn N. Pomerance is a true asset to their field and dedicated to the profession of medicine.
Dr. Glenn N. Pomerance
  • Chattanooga, Tennessee
  • College of Physicians and Surgeons
  • Accepting new patients

How is strabismus treated?

If your little guy’s strabismus is caused by an uncorrected optical error (farsightedness), a pair of glasses may control it. Otherwise, it may take muscle surgery to fix the strabismus. READ MORE
If your little guy’s strabismus is caused by an uncorrected optical error (farsightedness), a pair of glasses may control it. Otherwise, it may take muscle surgery to fix the strabismus. The muscles controlling the alignment of the eyes may be effectively lengthened or shortened to bring the eyes into proper alignment. Often, it is necessary to operate on both eyes, even though only one appears to be misaligned. It is important to fix the misalignment, one way or the other as soon as possible to prevent amblyopia or “lazy” eye as this may cause permanently reduced vision. Although surgery may seem drastic for such a little person, it is safe and effective when done by a qualified Pediatric Ophthalmologist.

G. N. Pomerance, M.D.

Are dry eyes hereditary?

A study done four years ago linked the propensity to have dry eye after LASIK vision correction surgery to carriers of a specific gene. Although the association is not confirmed READ MORE
A study done four years ago linked the propensity to have dry eye after LASIK vision correction surgery to carriers of a specific gene. Although the association is not confirmed in the general population, it is certainly interesting and there is increasing interest in detecting if this is also true of dry eye patients who have not had refractive surgery. So, the verdict is still out, but evidence may, indeed, support a hereditary basis for dry eye. Stay tuned!!!

G. N. Pomerance, MD

My eyes are red and itching badly. Why is this happening?

Most likely allergy but could be infection. Seek medical advice if it doesn’t clear up in a day or so with OTC allergy medication (drops and/or oral).

G. Pomerance, M.D.

Does ADHD medication lead to astigmatism as a side effect?

The American Academy of Ophthalmology knows of no report to substantiate this fear.

G. Pomerance, MD