How Common is Glaucoma?

How Common is Glaucoma?

Glaucoma is a collection of eye conditions that negatively affect the optic nerve. There are several different types of glaucoma, but the damage is typically caused by abnormally high pressure in the eye. As a result of this damage, a person can gradually start to...
Glaucoma Symptoms: Early Signs to Be Aware of

Glaucoma Symptoms: Early Signs to Be Aware of

Glaucoma is a group of eye conditions related to abnormally high pressure inside the eye that leads to optic nerve damage. As a result of this damage, people with glaucoma can gradually go blind. In fact, glaucoma is the second leading cause of blindness in the...
Diabetic Eye Disease Awareness Month 2021

Diabetic Eye Disease Awareness Month 2021

When many people think of diabetes, their minds jump to people checking their blood sugar and managing their diet. While both are often a part of living with diabetes, there is a whole lot more to this disease than meets the eye. What is Diabetic Eye Disease Awareness...
Contact Lens Safety Tips You Need to Know

Contact Lens Safety Tips You Need to Know

If you wear contact lenses, then you know about the many benefits of this form of vision correction. Contact lenses can give you crisp, sharp vision as well as allow you to be free of eyeglasses. While convenient and aesthetically pleasing, contact lenses may cause...
Keratoconus

Keratoconus

Keratoconus (ker-uh-toe-KOH-nus) occurs when your cornea — the clear, dome-shaped front surface of your eye — thins and gradually bulges outward into a cone shape. A cone-shaped cornea causes blurred vision and may cause sensitivity to light and glare. Keratoconus...