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May 21, 2024

Diabetic retinopathy is a condition that affects the retina, the thin membrane that lines the back of the eye. It contains special cells called photoreceptors.Photoreceptors translate the light that passes through your eye into impulses sent to your brain, which are processed as images. This makes the retina a vital part of your eye, as…...

April 30, 2024

Do you wish you looked younger, brighter, or more vibrant? One common culprit that may make you look older and more tired than you are is your eyelids.As you age, you may notice your eyelids drooping, sagging, and no longer look as open. You may also have bags under your eyes, no matter how much sleep you get every night.Regardless of…...

March 29, 2024

It's vital to have eye exams, no matter what kind of vision you have. Many eye conditions can affect how healthy your eyes are, and many don't show any noticeable symptoms in the early stages.Scheduling eye exams regularly may be the only way to detect many of these issues early to ensure diagnosis and treatment. Seeing your…...

2/6/24

Keeping your eyes healthy is a must, no matter your age. But you may develop certain eye conditions, like macular degeneration, as you age.Macular degeneration is a prevalent eye condition. It's one of the leading causes of vision loss in adults over 50. Macular degeneration is usually caused by aging.Because of this, you may also…...

January 26, 2024

Cataracts are one of the most common age-related eye conditions. They form when your eye's natural lens, which is supposed to be clear, becomes cloudy.You may think of cataracts as affecting only older adults, but just being over 40 puts you at higher risk for cataracts. Many people develop cataracts in their 40s.However, because…...

December 28, 2023

Do you have cataracts? Cataracts are one of the most common age-related eye conditions, and they can start to develop as early as your forties or fifties.While it can take years for them to cause any noticeable symptoms, once they do start to affect your vision, they can make it very hard to see. Advanced cataracts can cause blurry…...

November 14, 2023

Did you know that glaucoma is one of the leading causes of blindness in adults over 60? It's a prevalent age-related eye condition.Although there is no cure for glaucoma, the eye condition can be managed with proper treatment, ensuring that glaucoma patients can preserve their remaining vision. However, it's often called the…...

October 9, 2023

Going to the doctor regularly for routine check-ups is an integral part of staying healthy. Similarly, seeing an eye doctor regularly for eye exams is necessary to keep your eyes and vision healthy.The importance of regularly scheduled eye exams increases with age. Getting older increases your risk of developing certain eye conditions…...

September 15, 2023

Do you have cataracts? Have you noticed that your vision is steadily declining because of them?Cataracts can be very frustrating. But they affect a lot of people.Most people will develop cataracts at some point in their life. You may think of cataracts as only something only the elderly deal with, but this simply isn't true.Did you…...

August 23, 2023

Your eyes can feel irritated for many reasons. One common cause of eye irritation is dryness.Your eyes need constant moisture to stay healthy, so they will feel uncomfortable when they aren't getting enough moisture. There are several dry eye symptoms to look out for.Are you wondering what the most common symptoms of dry eyes are?…...

July 24, 2023

When was the last time you had an eye exam? If you can't remember, it may have been too long since you've had one.Regular eye exams are essential even if you think you have healthy eyes. Having them more frequently becomes more important as you get older, as age-related eye conditions are to be expected.No matter how old you may…...

June 22, 2023

Is your vision blurry? Do you feel like you're looking at the world around you through a dirty or foggy window?You may have cataracts. Cataracts are an incredibly common age-related eye condition. They are so common, in fact, that about half of all adults develop cataracts by age 75.But once you're over 40, your risk of…...