- Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD)
- Amblyopia (Lazy Eye)
- Bacterial Keratitis
- Conjunctivitis (Pink Eye)
- Detached and Torn Retina
- Diabetic Retinopathy
- Dry Eye
- Floaters and Flashes
- Low Vision
- Myopia (Nearsightedness)
- Presbyopia (Aging Eye)
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Blood Sugar and Eye Exams
Control your blood sugar for several days before a routine eye exam to ensure you get a proper prescription for eyeglasses.
Download the K Card
Have your LASIK surgeon record your pre- and post-op eye information on a K Card. You will need this for future eye surgery.
Tell Your MDs All Your Rx
If you have glaucoma, tell your Eye MD all medications you take, and tell your other doctors about your glaucoma medication.
Know Your History
Those with a family history of eye disease are at a greater risk for developing eye diseases or conditions themselves.
Sleep Apnea and Glaucoma
Research shows that those with sleep apnea are more likely to develop glaucoma. Get treated to save your sight.
What Is an Ophthalmologist?
Are You Fit at 40?
A baseline eye exam is recommended at age 40, when the signs of disease and changes in vision may start to occur.
Eye Health News
- If you have diabetes, you are at higher risk of developing certain eye diseases, including diabetic retinopathy, glaucoma and cataracts. The good news is that you have preserve your vision and reduce your chances of eye diseases by following these steps.
- As anyone between age 40 and 50 knows, there comes a time in life when reading books, menus or smartphones gets more difficult. But a device implanted in the eye could one day allow patients to see up close again.
- When you first started using contact lenses, chances are you had the best intention and were vigilant about keeping your lenses clean and properly cared for. But eventually, you started to slack off and took shortcuts that may seem fairly harmless, but have more serious consequences than you realized.
Yahoo! Health, November 21, 2014
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- Get to know your family history of eye disease, and keep up with those vision screenings.
- From sleep to exercise and more, get tips to keep aging eyes healthy.
- Only an ophthalmologist – an eye medical doctor and surgeon – is qualified to provide the full range of eye care, from treating eye diseases with medicine to performing eye surgery to prescribing eyeglasses to correct vision.
- Imaging tests are probably not necessary if you don't have symptoms of eye disease and your eye exam does not reveal significant signs of disease.
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