Think of your annual ophthalmology visit as a primary care check-up for your eyes. The tests given during a complete exam help identify chronic conditions that may be impacting your vision, such as high blood pressure or diabetes. Damage seen to blood vessels at the back of the eye can signal changes that need to be addressed.
March is Workplace Eye Wellness Month Whether work-from-home or at the office, complaints of eye strain have soared over the past year as workers combat increased screen time. Non-stop Zoom calls, constant messaging and staring at computer screen, all make for tired, strained eyes by the end of the day. But feeling the strain can be a symptom of several eye conditions, especially for those over 40. Common Culprits of Eye Strain 2 Digital Devices
We throw around a lot of big words in eye care. Glaucoma, Macular Degeneration, Cataract, Pterygium, Astigmatism, Retinopathy… you get the picture. But rather than worry about what they all mean, it’s important to remember that prioritizing regular eye exams can prevent big word problems that you never saw coming. January is National Glaucoma Awareness Month. Let’s begin there. What