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Astigmatism

What is astigmatism? Astigmatism is a refractive error that occurs when the front surface of your eye (cornea) or the lens inside the eye is slightly irregular or cylindrical in shape, resulting in vision being blurred or distorted at all distances. Astigmatism is not a disease, but a common visual condition. What causes astigmatism? When [...]

By |July 21st, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Glaucoma

Glaucoma is a condition in which elevated pressure in the eye damages the optic nerve, causing peripheral and total blindness. It is widely noted as the second-leading cause of blindness in the U.S. Symptoms: There may be no early warning signs, so optometric exams are crucial. Otherwise, pain, blurred vision and the appearance of colored rings around [...]

By |June 16th, 2015|Common Vision Problems|0 Comments

Cataracts

Cataracts are a clouding of the eye’s crystalline lens that usually develops slowly over time. (In the case of post-traumatic cataracts, however, they can also occur very quickly.) It is the leading cause of poor vision in adults. Symptoms: Dimmed or blurred vision, double vision, halos or glare around lights, dull colors, sensation of a [...]

By |June 16th, 2015|Common Vision Problems|0 Comments

Macular Degeneration

Macular degeneration is a condition in which the macula (the part of the retina responsible for sharp reading vision) fails to function efficiently. It is a common cause of impaired reading or detailed vision—the leading cause of blindness worldwide, in fact. Macular degeneration is generally age-related. Symptoms: Initial signs include blurred reading vision, a weakening [...]

By |June 16th, 2015|Common Vision Problems|0 Comments

Dry Eyes

Dry eyes are a problem that arises from inadequate or poor lubrication and moisture in one or both eyes. Unable to produce enough tears, afflicted eyes suffer irritation, burning and general discomfort. Dry eyes may be caused by a number of factors: the natural effects of aging, side effects from medication, or significant time spent [...]

By |June 16th, 2015|Common Vision Problems|0 Comments

Retinitis pigmentosa (RP)

Retinitis pigmentosa is a group of inherited diseases developing inside the pigmented area of the retina of the eye. They tend to become apparent between age 10 and 30, although some types of retinitis pigmentosa occur in childhood or later in life. Vision changes include night blindness, loss of side vision, and "tunnel vision.” The [...]

By |June 16th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Diabetic retinopathy

Diabetic retinopathy, as the name suggests, is associated with diabetes . It is best described as damage to the retina that occurs because of defects in or leakage from the fine blood vessels. The vast majority of those with early diabetic retinopathy are unaware of it. In advanced cases, it can result in vision blurriness [...]

By |June 16th, 2015|Common Vision Problems|0 Comments

Styes

A stye is a visible infection that appears at the edges of an eyelid. Its appearance can vary somewhat, but it is harmless to your vision. Symptoms include a noticeable swelling, some discomfort and tenderness in the affected area. Most styes heal without treatment, although the application of a hot compress can help. Unlike a [...]

By |June 16th, 2015|Common Vision Problems|0 Comments

Spots & Floaters

Spots and floaters are tiny flecks or threads, which seem to float in front of your eyes. They are experienced by most people. They are often caused by particles of protein trapped in the fluid inside the eye, or by the deterioration of the fluid due to advancing age. Occasionally they are the result of [...]

By |June 16th, 2015|Common Vision Problems|0 Comments

Retinal detachment

Retinal detachment is the separation of the retina from the pigment epithelium. It is often caused by holes or tears in the retina, by a tumor, or by fluid pressure in the area. Retinal detachment occurs among the elderly or, sometimes, following head or eye injuries. There is also a higher rate of incidence among [...]

By |June 16th, 2015|Common Vision Problems|0 Comments