What is the First Sign of Glaucoma?

Glaucoma is a category of common eye diseases that affect over three million Americans and more than 80 million individuals around the world. This progressive disease causes damage to the optic nerves. If no actions are taken to treat the disease, glaucoma can lead to blindness. What Causes Glaucoma? In [...]

By |2022-06-01T12:26:43-05:00June 3rd, 2022|Eye Conditions|

Pinguecula FAQs

Let's take a look at some of the most frequently asked questions we get about pinguecula. If we don't address your specific question here, don't hesitate to contact us. How to Pronounce Pinguecula Before we get into the details about pinguecula, let's start with how to say it. It's pronounced [...]

By |2022-04-20T10:37:29-05:00April 21st, 2022|Eye Conditions|

Can Presbyopia Be Corrected with LASIK?

Understandably, we get a lot of questions regarding LASIK. With around 700,000 LASIK surgeries performed every single year, it makes sense that individuals are asking questions and covering their bases before making the decision to move forward with LASIK or not. Let’s take a look at a common question we [...]

By |2022-03-08T15:43:17-06:00March 10th, 2022|Eye Conditions|

Is Blepharitis Contagious?

According to a 2013 study, blepharitis affects nearly 30 million Americans. Almost ten years later, that number is likely even greater now. Keep reading to learn about this common eye condition and whether or not it is contagious. Is Blepharitis Contagious? No, blepharitis is not contagious, unlike other eye conditions [...]

By |2022-02-21T15:35:54-06:00February 21st, 2022|Eye Conditions|

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 |2021-10-06T13:53:56-05:00September 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 |2021-10-06T13:53:56-05:00August 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 |2021-10-06T13:53:56-05:00July 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 |2021-10-06T13:53:57-05:00February 21st, 2019|Eye Care, Eye Conditions|