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COA In the News

Columbus Ophthalmology Associates’ ophthalmologists and optometrists are regularly featured in central Ohio and national news for their expertise, credibility and innovative practices. After providing care for over 30 years, the eye care specialists are valuable sources of information for all. Read some of their spotlights below to learn more.

Dr. ORLANDO FEATURED IN COLUMBUS CEO MAGAZINE

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INNOVATION SPOTLIGHT: COLUMBUS EYE SURGERY CENTER LOOKS BACK

Outpatient eye surgery facilities are all around Ohio, but when the Columbus Eye Surgery Center opened 20 years ago this spring, the state had never seen anything like it. Eye surgery was the exclusive province of hospitals, according to Richard Orlando, MD, an ophthalmologist and a founder of the center. Read the entire article here.

Dr. LITZINGER FEATURED IN THE COLUMBUS DISPATCH

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Improper use of contact lenses puts wearers at risk of infection, study says

Dr. Thomas Litzinger of Columbus Ophthalmology Associates specializes in corneal treatment and transplants and said he found nothing surprising in the CDC report.

“I just know from talking to my patients and seeing how their eyes look on examination that almost nobody is a perfect contact-lens wearer,” Litzinger said. Read the entire article here.

Dr. Hartman Featured in the Wall Street Journal

Eye Protection From the Sun Especially Important for Kids

A word of warning to parents: UV radiation is just as dangerous for children’s eyes as it is for their skin. Columbus Ophthalmology Associates’ Dr. Dawn Hartman provided her expert advice to The Wall Street Journal on the damaging effects of UV rays and the importance of protecting those young eyes. Watch her interview below and read the entire article here.