4 Important Facts About Glaucoma That You Need to Know

Glaucoma is a group of eye diseases that can cause vision loss and blindness by damaging a nerve in the back of your eye called the optic nerve. Affecting more than 2.7 million Americans aged 40 and older, this condition is important to understand. Here’s a look at four facts about glaucoma that everyone should know.

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What is Keratoconus?

“For all his career, his life even, Steph Curry has had issues with his eyes. He said he has a condition called Keratoconus” - The Athletic, April 5, 2019

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Glaucoma: The Silent Thief of Sight

Glaucoma, the silent thief of sight, robs more than 3 million Americans of their vision.

And it is estimated that half of the people who live with glaucoma are not aware they have the disease.

The good news? Early detection, through regular and complete eye exams, is the best protection against glaucoma.

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Do I Really Need An Annual Eye Exam?

Did you know that March is “Save Your Vision” month? The American Optometric Association (AOA) designates this annual public health observance as a way to remind people of the importance of regular eye exams. This made us think of a question that we sometimes hear from patients: “Do I really need eye exams every year?” The answer is yes, and here’s why.

Posted in Optometry Information, primary eye care, Eye Health Tips, Eye Exam, Eye Health Care Tips, Ways to Improve Eye Health, Yearly Eye Exam, New Eye Care Technology

How To Be Your Own Advocate with Your Vision & Eye Care

What’s your plan for your vision and eye care? If this question made you pause or scratch your head, you’re not alone. A lot of people get their eyes checked when they experience itchiness, pain or need to update their prescription. But there is immense value in approaching your eye care more proactively. Doing so requires you to become your own health advocate. Here’s how to take on this important role for you and your family.

Posted in Optometry Information, Eye Health Tips, UV Damage to Eyes, Avoid Dry Eyes, Eye Exam, makeup and eye health, Eye Health Care Tips, Ways to Improve Eye Health, Digital Strain, Yearly Eye Exam, children's eye care, Vision Care

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