Home Eye Examination

Athens EyeCare Clinic takes care of all patients. We recognize your needs and adapt to them. For patients who are unable to come to the clinic for an eye examination, the specialized staff, having the necessary equipment, provide their services at the patient’s place. This service includes: Measurement of visual acuity Cornea Pachymetry Measurement of […]


A cataract is an opacification (clouding) of the natural lens inside of the eye. The lens helps us focus on objects at different distances. As a part of the normal aging process, changes in the lens can cause it to become cloudy. Left untreated, a cataract can become so dense that it causes blindness. In […]

YAG laser Capsulotomy

Posterior Capsule Opacification (PCO) is a relatively common occurrence after cataract surgery but is easily treatable. Sometimes you can develop a thickening of the back (posterior) of the lens capsule which holds your artificial lens in place. Thickening of the capsule means that light is less able to travel through to the retina (the light […]

Premium Intraocular Lenses

What is Premium Intraocular Lens (IOL)? A premium intraocular lens (IOL) is a new type of IOL used in cataract patients that enables the patients to view both far distance and near distance objects without using glasses. Earlier, monofocal lenses were used in cataract surgery where a patient was able to see the far distance […]

Oculomotor Nerve Palsy

What is the Oculomotor Nerve? The oculomotor nerve is one of 12 sets of cranial nerves. Many of these nerves are part of the autonomic nervous system. The autonomic nervous system supplies (innervates) organs, like your eyes. The oculomotor nerve is the third cranial nerve. It allows movement of the eye muscles, constriction of the […]

Trochlear Nerve Palsy

What is the Trochlear Nerve? The trochlear nerve is one of 12 sets of cranial nerves. It is part of the autonomic nervous system, which innervates many of your organs, including the eyes. This nerve is the fourth set of cranial nerves. It is a motor nerve that sends signals from the brain to the […]

Abducens Nerve Palsy

What is the Abducens Nerve? Abducens cranial nerve is the sixth cranial nerve. Sixth cranial nerve sends signals to your lateral rectus muscle. This is a small muscle that attaches to the outer side of your eye. When this muscle contracts, your eye moves away from your nose. Each eye has its own lateral rectus […]

Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy

What is Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy? Anterior ischemic optic neuropathy (AION) is a sudden loss of vision due to an interruption of blood flow to the front (anterior) of the optic nerve, also known as the optic nerve head. The optic nerve’s job is to carry visual information from the eye to the brain, which assembles […]

Optic Neuritis

What is Optic Neuritis? Optic neuritis is a condition in which the nerve to the eye (the optic nerve) becomes inflamed or irritated. Inflammation refers to a process in which white blood cells and chemical messengers go to an area of the body to stimulate healing or to attack viruses or foreign material. Optic neuritis […]


In Athens EyeCare Clinic, Neuro-Ophthalmologists specialize in caring for patients with vision problems related to the nervous system, such as optic nerve problems, visual field loss, unexplained vision loss, transient visual loss, visual disturbances, paralysis of cranial nerves, double vision, abnormal eye movements, myasthenia gravis and unequal pupil size. Neuro-Ophthalmologists of Athens EyeCare Clinic provide […]