Eye Conditions

Can Diabetic Retinopathy be Reversed?

Diabetic retinopathy is a serious eye condition that can result in vision loss and blindness in those with diabetes. It impacts blood vessels in the retina, which is the light-sensitive tissue layer found at the back of the eye. Diabetic retinopathy, caused by high blood sugar due to diabetes, happens to be the leading cause of new cases of blindness in [...]

By |2023-08-16T09:15:58-05:00September 15th, 2023|Eye Conditions|

How to Prevent Glaucoma from Worsening

Glaucoma is a progressive eye disease that can lead to irreversible vision loss if left untreated. However, there are several proactive measures that individuals can take to slow down or prevent the worsening of glaucoma. In this blog post, we will explore several essential steps you can incorporate into your [...]

By |2023-06-28T16:01:04-05:00July 21st, 2023|Eye Conditions, Glaucoma|

Macular Hole FAQs

Macular holes are a less common eye condition, only affecting approximately eight people out of every 100,000. If you know or suspect you have a macular hole in your eye, you likely have some questions about the condition and its treatment options. In today’s blog post, we’re answering some [...]

By |2023-05-24T14:11:25-05:00May 25th, 2023|Eye Care, Eye Conditions|

Myopia vs. Hyperopia vs. Presbyopia

Did you know that only 35% of people have perfect (20/20) vision? Unfortunately, that leaves the majority of us with less than perfect vision. And even those lucky enough to enjoy perfect vision now will likely experience some degree of vision impairment with age. Thankfully, corrective measures like glasses, [...]

By |2023-03-09T08:48:00-06:00April 21st, 2023|Cataracts, Eye Conditions|

How to Treat a Scratched Cornea

Corneal scratches, also referred to as corneal abrasions, are among some of the most common eye injuries. While they are not typically serious, it is important to understand the symptoms and treatment of them so that you can know the proper actions to take should you suffer a scratched [...]

By |2023-02-27T13:51:55-06:00March 17th, 2023|Eye Care, Eye Conditions|

Can Cataracts Come Back?

Cataracts are extremely common, affecting over 20 million Americans. In fact, one in five people over the age of 65 will experience cataracts. It makes sense, then, that cataract surgery is one of the most common surgical procedures in the country. Every year, over three million individuals in America will [...]

By |2023-02-10T17:30:52-06:00February 17th, 2023|Cataracts, Eye Conditions|

What is Vitreous Gel?

The eye is a complex organ. Like most of our organs, we tend not to think about our eyes until they are not working as they should or we experience some type of discomfort. But whether we think about it or not, the eye is made of several parts [...]

By |2022-12-14T10:40:36-06:00January 20th, 2023|Eye Care, Eye Conditions|

Retinal Tear vs. Detachment

Retinal tears and detachments are related eye conditions that can become very serious, even leading to blindness. Retinal tears are common, with nearly one in ten people developing one at some point during their lifetime. Retinal detachments, on the other hand, are less common, occurring in approximately one in 300 [...]

By |2022-11-14T13:44:48-06:00November 18th, 2022|Eye Conditions|