Is Corneal Disease Hereditary?

The eye is made up of six main parts: the pupil, iris, lens, retina, optic nerve, and cornea. Many of us have heard the term cornea before, but we don’t really know what it is or what it does. In addition to learning about the cornea, it’s important to understand [...]

By |2021-09-08T13:47:53-05:00September 9th, 2021|Eye Care, Eye Conditions|

Pink Eye: Causes and Treatments

Pink eye, also known as conjunctivitis, affects nearly 6 million individuals in the United States every year. It commonly affects children due to them rubbing their eyes after touching a contaminated object, but adults can get it just as easily. In this blog post, we’ll talk about the different types [...]

By |2021-08-12T15:52:52-05:00August 12th, 2021|Eye Care, Eye Conditions|

What Causes Eye Twitching?

Most people will experience some degree of eye twitching during their life. Eye twitching occurs when your eye or eyelid spasms on its own, and it is not typically a cause for concern. The twitching may happen once, or several times throughout the day. While eye twitches can be annoying [...]

By |2021-08-12T10:17:19-05:00July 28th, 2021|Eye Care, Eye Conditions|

Treatment Options for Retinal Detachment

While infrequent, retinal tears and detachments are serious medical conditions that require prompt attention and treatment. Knowing the signs and treatment options could help you pursue the right medical treatment sooner. Detecting Retinal Tear and Detachment The retina is the light-sensitive tissue lining the back of our eyes. It converts [...]

By |2019-02-21T08:37:01-06:00February 21st, 2019|Eye Care, Eye Conditions|

Recognizing the Symptoms of Glaucoma

Glaucoma is a progressive eye disease that causes damage to the optic nerves as pressure builds up within the eyes. Glaucoma threatens a patient’s vision and, without treatment, can lead to complete vision loss. In fact, glaucoma is one of the leading causes of blindness in the Unites States, and is [...]

By |2021-01-06T09:25:30-06:00February 13th, 2018|Eye Care, Eye Conditions|