Have you been screened for macular degeneration? Knowing the risks may just save your vision. This incurable eye disease can be treated, and the sooner you know you have it, the better chance you have of keeping your sight. Here’s what you need to know.
Glaucoma is a very common cause of blindness in the U.S., especially in people over 60 years of age. If you have glaucoma or you're at risk for it, here's how a glaucoma specialist can help you avoid permanent vision loss.
If you have diabetes, understanding how the disease can affect your eyesight is critical for preventing vision loss. Diabetic eye disease includes three different types of eye diseases more common among diabetics. Learn what they are & what the risks are.
Though LASIK surgery is passing its 20th birthday, there’s nothing dated about the way it improves your eyesight to the extent you no longer need corrective lenses. Say goodbye to eyeglasses and contacts immediately after your LASIK procedure.
Though eye flashers and floaters are common as you get older, in some cases they could be indicating a more serious condition. Understanding how these visual effects develop can help you get prompt treatment to rule out serious eye problems.
Contact lenses are convenient. They mean you can see without having to worry about keeping up with your glasses. But, wearing contacts puts you at a higher risk for eye infections. Some simple steps can help you protect your eyes.
Think sunglasses are just a fashion statement? Sunglasses protect your eyes from serious conditions that can lead to vision loss. Here’s how to choose some shades that protect your eyes while still adding to your sense of style.
It’s Cataract Awareness Month! Cataracts affect about 2.4 million people in the United States and are the leading cause of vision loss. Find out what you need to know about cataract surgery so you can protect your vision as you age.
You’ve been working in front of a screen all day and now your eyes feel itchy and irritated. Should you be worried? Are you endangering your vision? Computer eye strain is real, and there are a few things you can do to avoid it.
Dry eyes can lead to discomfort and irritation, keeping you from the things you like to do. Yet, in many cases, dry eyes are avoidable with some simple fixes. We offer up these five tips to keep your eyes moist and happy.