- Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD)
- Amblyopia (Lazy Eye)
- Bacterial Keratitis
- Conjunctivitis (Pink Eye)
- Detached and Torn Retina
- Diabetic Retinopathy
- Dry Eye
- Floaters and Flashes
- Low Vision
- Myopia (Nearsightedness)
- Presbyopia (Aging Eye)
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Smoking and AMD
Smoking increases the risk of developing macular degeneration—quit smoking to help keep your eyes healthy.
Wait on Cataract Surgery?
An eyeglass prescription change may be all you need to improve your vision with early-stage cataracts.
Protect your sight every day
Wear a hat and sunglasses year round to prevent UV damage to your eyes.
Cozy Home = Dry Eye?
This fall and winter, when indoor heating is in use, a humidifier or a pan of water on the radiator adds moisture to dry air.
Shield Your Eyes From Allergies?
Sunglasses or eyeglasses can help prevent pollen from getting in your eyes.
What Is an Ophthalmologist?
Are You Fit at 40?
A baseline eye exam is recommended at age 40, when the signs of disease and changes in vision may start to occur.
Eye Health News
- Now that a new school year is starting, be sure you have the facts about conjunctivitis, commonly known as pink eye, and how to prevent it.
- Good vision is vital to learning in college. However, life on campus makes students susceptible to a host of vision and eye problems, such as injury, infection and increased nearsightedness. These six tips can help keep students seeing 20/20 throughout college.
- Outside magazine turns to American Academy of Ophthalmology clinical spokesperson Dr. Anne Sumers, M.D., for tips on selecting sunglasses that are both stylish and functional for all of your outdoors activities. This is especially good information to protect you from ultraviolet keratitis or photokeratitis.
Outside Online, August 8, 2014
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- There are three major types of conjunctivitis, but only one of them can be successfully treated with antibiotics. If you think you or your child has pink eye, it's important to visit an ophthalmologist to get the correct diagnosis and treatment.
- Are you EyeSmart? Learn when to get an exam and what that exam should include.
- Your eyes are changing, ready or not. Discover why in your 40s and 50s it’s time for bigger type, more light and probably reading glasses.
- Exercise can prevent eye disease and manage diseases that can steal vision.
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