Low vision is a classification of eye care that focuses on patients with decreased vision in which regular glasses, contact lenses, medicine or surgery cannot improve. Disease, trauma, infections and congenital defects are all contributing factors to why a person may have low vision. Low vision affects all age ranges, however due to diseases like Age-Related Macular… Continue reading A Clear Look At Life With Low Vision
Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is the leading cause of vision loss in those over the age of 60 in the United States. Knowing what and why it is happening empowers those facing it and family members helping loved ones overcome any obstacles. While there is no cure, early detection plays a tremendous and vital role… Continue reading Is Your Macula Degenerating?
There are multiple ways to correct your vision and contact lenses are perhaps the most popular. Over 40 million Americans over the age of 18 wear vision correcting contact lenses. While they are considered safe, proper care of the eye surface can significantly decrease the risk of problems. In fact, of those 40 million contact… Continue reading Contact Lenses and Your Health