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Eye Disease Management in Omaha

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Early diagnosis means earlier treatment and better outcomes.

Whether you have glaucoma, macular degeneration (AMD), diabetic retinopathy, cataracts, or other eye diseases — we can help.

At Malbar Vision Center - Evans, we provide comprehensive eye exams, diagnostic screening and cutting-edge treatments that can slow eye disease progression and help maintain your vision.

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Eye Disease Management Includes:

  • Comprehensive eye exam

    Comprehensive eye exams are critical in catching sight-robbing eye diseases that typically don’t show early symptoms.

  • Diagnostic screening

    Certain changes in your eyes can indicate eye conditions. Our optometrists can diagnose the disease and determine the cause of these changes.

  • Treatments and surgeries

    We provide a wide range of treatments, including prescription eye drops and other medication. If needed, we'll refer you to the right specialist for eye surgery.

  • After care and follow-up

    We provide follow-up exams and after-care treatments to help you manage your symptoms and safeguard your vision.


What Are the 4 Most Common Eye Diseases?

  • Diabetic Retinopathy

    If you have diabetes, you should be aware of the risk of diabetic retinopathy. Elevated blood sugar can cause blood vessels in the eye to become inflamed or swell. In the early stages, you may not notice symptoms, but advanced diabetic retinopathy can cause blurred vision or eye inflammation.

    Diabetic retinopathy treatment includes:

    • Prescription medication
    • Laser surgeries
    • Anti-VEGF and steroid injections
    • Vitrectomy
  • Glaucoma

    Glaucoma is a leading cause of blindness and often doesn’t show early symptoms. High pressure inside the eye causes glaucoma, and the purpose of glaucoma management is to reduce intraocular pressure.

    Glaucoma treatments include:

    • Prescription eye drops or medications
    • Laser procedures
    • Filtration surgery
    • Drainage tubes
    • Minimally invasive glaucoma surgery (MIGS)
  • Cataracts

    Cataracts are cloudy formations on the eye lens. They can make your vision blurry and distorted. To restore normal vision, an optometrist will recommend cataract surgery, which involves replacing the cloudy lens with an artificial intraocular lens.

  • Macular Degeneration

    Macular degeneration, or AMD, occurs when the macula or the central part of the retina deteriorates. This results in blurred and distorted vision.

    There are two types of AMD: Dry AMD and Wet AMD.

    Although there isn’t a treatment for dry AMD, lifestyle changes and specific supplements can help prevent further vision deterioration.

    Wet AMD treatments include:

    • Photodynamic therapy
    • Anti-VEGF injections
    • Laser photocoagulation

Distorted or Blurred Vision? Have a family history of serious eye diseases?

Schedule an eye exam at Malbar Vision Center - Evans in Omaha. Early diagnosis and treatment can help preserve eye health and prevent vision loss.


Give Your Eyes the Care They Deserve

Eye Disease Management FAQs

Do eye problems run in the family?

Yes. Genetics increase our chances of developing diseases that impact vision and eye health.

In fact, over 350 eye diseases are attributed to hereditary factors, including age-related macular degeneration (AMD), cataracts, glaucoma, and retinitis pigmentosa. Learning about your family’s medical history can provide important clues regarding your predisposition to certain eye diseases and vision problems.

How to prevent eye diseases?

Adopting a healthy lifestyle and getting regular eye exams can improve your chances of maintaining clear vision and eye health.

Make sure to:

  • Avoid smoking
  • Maintain healthy blood sugar levels if you have diabetes
  • Wear sunglasses that offer 100 UV protection
  • Have regular eye exams
What are the symptoms of serious eye problems?

Although certain eye diseases show specific symptoms, the signs vary according to the condition. Keep in mind that some eye diseases, such as glaucoma, often don’t show early symptoms—which is why it's important to get regular eye exams.

If you experience any of the following, contact Malbar Vision Center - Evans immediately.

  • Blurry or double vision
  • Eye inflammation or eye pain
  • Eye Floaters
  • Eye swelling
  • Blind spots

If you experience any symptoms or have a family history of eye diseases, make sure to schedule a consultation and eye exam at Malbar Vision Center - Evans in Omaha today.

Patient Reviews
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- Jun. 11, 2024
I purchased new classes last year and have been very happy with the glasses and service I received. ... One of the lenses had become scratched. Because I purchased a warranty the lenses were replaced at no cost. The replacement lenses didn't seem to be correct. Dr Katelyn Keffer worked with me to get the issue resolved. I couldn't be happier. I highly recommend this shop!
- Jun. 10, 2024
Great customer service
- Jun. 07, 2024
Absolutely amazing location! Every one on staff is amazing! They are friendly, efficient, and compas... sionate. I was absolutely treated like I was their only patient. I highly recommend this office.
- Jun. 05, 2024
Since March, I have been experiencing ongoing issues with my right eye. After seeking help, I visite... d Dr. Katelyn Keefers, who demonstrated extensive knowledge, kindness, understanding, and took the time to truly listen to my concerns. I am immensely grateful to her and the entire staff for their exceptional care and support.
- May. 30, 2024
Dr. Keefer is very knowledgeable, friendly, and the staff is very fun to interact with. I would reco... mmend to a friend or family member.
- May. 30, 2024
Dr. was very personable, appreciated that they took the time to explain some technical things
- May. 20, 2024
I love going to Malabar! They always make sure their customers have a good experience and provide an... y discounts they can.
- May. 11, 2024
Very professional and honest about the best lenses I needed. They are very nice.
- May. 08, 2024
Very accommodating and knowledgeable! Everyone really cared about. What was happening with your eyes...
- Apr. 13, 2024
Very good customer service.
- Apr. 06, 2024
They were quick, kind, and helpful. I especially liked that they explained the costs of things as pa... rt of the decision so there wasn't a sticker shock at the end. I will be going there from now on.
- Apr. 03, 2024
Highly recommend! Great staff.
- Mar. 22, 2024
Very friendly staff and good at explaining tests and making sure you understand results. Excellent!
- Mar. 21, 2024
Very thorough with my eyesight.
- Feb. 20, 2024
Very friendly staff and doctors.
- Feb. 10, 2024
Best in Town hands down! The etiquette, professional, minimal wait time.. I can go on. The dr and st... aff are so caring, kind, professional, and even kid friendly. Our dr doesnt just look at our eyes and send us on.. she literally knows what my kids watch on TV she cares for my family as a whole and I am so grateful to have that experience each and every time. We love Malibar!!!
- Jan. 22, 2024
friendly staff and doctors there.
- Nov. 13, 2023
Amazing staff. Super friendly and knowledgeable.
- Nov. 01, 2023
I love this location and Dr. Keefer is an outstanding doctor. The staff is so friendly and knowledge... able!
- Oct. 31, 2023
Friendly and knowledgeable staff.

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Eye Disease Management in Omaha

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Hours
  • Monday 8:30 am - 7:00 pm
  • Tuesday 8:30 am - 5:30 pm
  • Wednesday 8:30 am - 7:00 pm
  • Thursday 8:30 am - 5:30 pm
  • Friday 8:30 am - 5:30 pm
  • Saturday 8:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • Sunday Closed
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  • Aetna
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