Eye Diseases Salt Lake City - Dr. David Masihdas

Preserve Your Sight with Early Detection

Eye Diseases Salt Lake City

If you have a family history of eye disease, or are worried about problems with your sight, we can help. The best eye care always begins with regular eye exams. At Utah Eye Associates, we are highly trained and passionately dedicated to protecting and preserving your sight. We specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of eye injuries, pediatric eye care, and eye diseases. Dr. David Masihdas can provide you with the genuine compassion and comprehensive eye care needed to treat eye diseases at our Salt Lake City practice.


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Cataracts create progressively cloudy vision. Cataracts can happen anytime throughout our life, but they become more common as we age. The condition can occur in either eye or in both eyes, and symptoms include halos around lights, difficulty seeing at night, blurred vision, or colors that appear faded. Read More


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Glaucoma usually involves an increase of pressure within the eye. Increased intraocular pressure can damage the optic nerve. There are several types of glaucoma, but they can all result in permanent blindness if left untreated. Adults over the age of 40, or those who have a family history of glaucoma. should undergo regular eye exams. Read More

Macular Degeneration

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Macular degeneration is a deterioration of the retina. The macula is in the center of the retina and allows us to see details. When the macula becomes damaged, vision loss occurs in the middle of the field of vision, although some peripheral vision remains. Read More

Dry Eyes

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Dry eyes can cause discomfort, redness, and other symptoms. Dry eyes may be a symptom of a more serious underlying disease. Fortunately, this common condition can often be managed with lifestyle changes, medication, or surgery. Read More


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Diabetics are at increased risk of developing eye health complications, and suffer from a higher rate of glaucoma, macular degeneration, and other, related forms of blindness.We are proud to offer a clinic dedicated to diabetic eye care. Read More

Specialized Exams

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From infants to seniors, we offer eye exams for patients of all ages. We also have the specialized equipment and training required to perform the eye testing for patients who have had a stroke, suffered eye trauma, or have been diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease, multiple sclerosis, or hypertension. Read More

PROKERA® for Corneal Conditions

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We are excited to offer PROKERA® corneal bandages to treat a wide range of corneal conditions, including dry eye, and aid post-operative healing. These specially designed bandages have unique properties that reduce inflammation and other side effects while remaining comfortable in the eye. Read More


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A healthy cornea, the tissue on the surface of the eye, is round or dome-shaped. Keratoconus is a progressive disease which causes the corneal tissue to thin and bulge outward over time. This can result in distorted vision, trouble seeing close up, glares, and sensitivity to bright lights. Read More