- 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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Blood Sugar and Eye Exams
Control your blood sugar for several days before a routine eye exam to ensure you get a proper prescription for eyeglasses.
Download the K Card
Have your LASIK surgeon record your pre- and post-op eye information on a K Card. You will need this for future eye surgery.
Tell Your MDs All Your Rx
If you have glaucoma, tell your Eye MD all medications you take, and tell your other doctors about your glaucoma medication.
Know Your History
Those with a family history of eye disease are at a greater risk for developing eye diseases or conditions themselves.
Sleep Apnea and Glaucoma
Research shows that those with sleep apnea are more likely to develop glaucoma. Get treated to save your sight.
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
- People with diabetes are more likely to develop serious and potentially blinding diseases, such as diabetic retinopathy. Hispanics are more likely to develop diabetes than other groups - some twice as likely as non-Hispanic whites - but eye exams can help!
- As anyone between age 40 and 50 knows, there comes a time in life when reading books, menus or smartphones gets more difficult. But a device implanted in the eye could one day allow patients to see up close again.
- If you've worn contact lenses, you know how easy it can be to let things slip a little. Maybe you wear your lenses in the shower, or try to eke out a bit more wear out of a pair. Well, the CDC is on to us, and it has a message: Stop it.
NPR Shots Blog, November 13, 2014
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- Living with dry eye can be a challenge, but the following tips are simple things you can do to help relieve some of the symptoms.
- 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.
- Snow blindness, cataracts, and tumors? These can be some of the unintended short- and long-term consequences of skiing without sunglasses. Wear them on every trip, on every run, to protect your eyes from sun and glare.
- Imaging tests are probably not necessary if you don't have symptoms of eye disease and your eye exam does not reveal significant signs of disease.
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