March 1, 2022
Glaucoma is an eye disease that damages your optic nerve that is responsible for carrying visual information from the eyes to the brain. Glaucoma is the leading cause of loss of sight in the United States of America. If left untreated, you may experience total blindness.
February 18, 2022
If you have been advised that you have a refractive eye error, you will need treatment to correct it so that you can see clearly. There are several different options available, but two of the most common are glasses and contact lenses. But how do you know which is right for you?
January 11, 2022
Glaucoma affects millions of people in the United States, but many of these people are blissfully unaware that they are affected – at least at first. That’s because glaucoma symptoms often develop extremely slowly and it’s not until the condition has become advanced that sufferers notice and seek professional support. However, an increasing number of cases are being detected at routine eye exams too, making attending these appointments more important than ever.
December 6, 2021
Dry eye syndrome is a common condition where the eyes lose their ability to retain moisture. In some cases, the eyes fail to produce enough tears, while in others, the tears produced are of poor quality. Over time, the lack of tears leads to inflammation or damage to the eye surface.
November 9, 2021
Nowadays, diabetes is becoming more prevalent in the United States. According to some estimates, there are more than 30 million Americans over the age of 18 with diabetes, both undiagnosed and diagnosed. This is roughly 30 percent of the population in that demographic.
October 11, 2021
Do you have cataracts? Are you wondering at what stage to have them removed? Just because you have cataracts does not mean that you need to rush to have cataract surgery. In some cases, people can wait a few years to undergo surgery. Some people do not even need surgery at all.
August 24, 2021
It's late in the evening. You still have a lot to do before the day ends. After spending the whole morning in front of your computer, a troublesome migraine crops up. You have endured it a couple of times in the past, but it's so severe this time. Could the headache be linked to your eye health?
August 16, 2021
Anyone who suffers from dry eye disease knows how uncomfortable the condition can be. People who suffer from dry eyes experience symptoms ranging from blurry and red eyes to pain and itchiness.
July 16, 2021
At birth, a baby's eyes and visual system are not fully developed. This is why they can't see perfectly as older kids and adults. Even if you don't notice any issues with their eyes or visual abilities, you should take your baby to an eye doctor.
June 25, 2021
Did you know that more than four billion people in the world wear eyeglasses? This is an astonishing statistic. According to the Vision Council of America, among 75 percent of adults who use some form of vision correcting device, about 64 percent of them use prescription eyeglasses. That is about six out of 10 people in the developed world.