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Symptoms & Diagnosis of Diabetic Retinopathy

Most people know that diabetes affects blood sugar levels, but very few understand the wider complications associated with the disease, which include issues affecting the eyes. Diabetic retinopathy is a complication of diabetes that is caused by persistently high blood sugar levels damaging the back of the eye. Without treatment, diabetic retinopathy can cause irreversible vision loss.

How Are Cataracts Treated?

Cataracts develop due to age or injury on the tissue making up the eye lens. The lens becomes cloudy when protein fibers in it start breaking down. Some hereditary disorders cause health problems that increase the risk of developing cataracts.

Types of Contact Lenses for People With Astigmatism

Did you know that one of every three Americans has astigmatism? Astigmatism is one of the three common refractive disorders of the eye. Astigmatism occurs when the cornea's shape becomes irregular. An irregularly shaped cornea can cause blurry vision, headaches, and discomfort.

What Can an Online Vision Screening Detect?

Is it possible to have your eyes tested without going to the eye doctor? People use vision tests or refraction tests to measure their prescription for glasses. You can get vision screening using your computer and smartphone. 

What Is Astigmatism, and How Is It Treated?

The abnormal curvature of your cornea can result in unclear images. You may experience this refractive error that can affect the quality of your life. It is essential to understand what astigmatism is and what treatment options there are to correct the refractive error.

When Should My Child Get Their First Vision Exam?

Is it time for your child’s first vision exam? Vision exams for children are essential and a good way to ensure that your little one’s eyes are in great shape. Even before children learn to walk or talk, their eyes give them information that is important in understanding their world.

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