Category Archives: Glaucoma

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Welcome Dr. Birva K. Shah

Dr. Lipschultz Welcomes Dr. Birva K. Shah to Southland Eye!

Dr. Lipschultz is proud to announce, and welcome, Dr. Birva K. Shah to the practice, beginning in the November of 2019.

Dr. Shah is a residency trained optometrist, specializing in pediatric and contact lens care. She has extensive experience with binocular vision disorders, including strabismus, amblyopia, and convergence/accommodative disorders.  She also has extensive training in specialty contact lenses, scleral contact lenses, and diagnosis and management of glaucoma, macular degeneration and diabetic eye disease.

Dr. Shah grew up on the western suburbs of Chicago, attended the Illinois College of Optometry in Chicago, is married, and has one lovely daughter.


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Northwestern researchers’ glaucoma breakthrough prompts new treatment development

Scientists at Northwestern’s medical school have uncovered a new cause of the eye disease glaucoma, spurring their research on a new eye drop to more sustainably treat the condition, the University announced Wednesday. READ MORE…