Glaucoma is a group of diseases that can damage the eye’s optic nerve and result in vision loss and blindness. Approximately 3 million people in America have glaucoma, yet it is the leading cause of preventable blindness. With early detection and treatment, you can often protect your eyes against serious vision loss. There are two… Continue reading If your eyes are hurting, we can help.
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
All eyes are on diabetes this month. Diabetic retinopathy is the most common cause of vision loss among people with diabetes, followed by diabetic macular edema, cataracts and glaucoma. Complications from diabetes can be a scary thing to think about, but with proper care and prevention they don’t have to be. The best prevention for… Continue reading Diabetes and the Eye