Optometry

Understanding Glaucoma

Glaucoma is a group of eye diseases that cause pressure to build inside the eyeball and can damage the optic nerve. In its earliest stages, it rarely causes symptoms. If left untreated, however, it can slowly start to rob you of your sight. Roughly 2.5 million people are afflicted with the most common form of glaucoma. It can strike anyone, but some demographics have a higher risk of getting it, including people who are over 60, African Americans over the age of 40 and those with a family histor...

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1/21/2019 11:11:00 AM Comments(0)

Focus on children's eye safety

As children grow up, they often get to experience some pretty amazing things. There's so much in this world to discover—and see. Unfortunately, thousands of children in the U.S. endure eye injuries every year that can seriously threaten their vision. Many of these injuries are avoidable. To help keep your kids' eyes safe, follow these tips from the American Academy of Ophthalmology and other experts: Insist on proper eye protection. Many eye injuries occur during sports. For that reason, e...

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7/16/2018 4:54:00 PM Comments(0)