During a comprehensive eye exam, your eye doctor will always check for glaucoma, regardless of the risk level. This provides a baseline for comparison as you age.
There are many preventive steps you can take to slow the progression of cataracts and preserve your vision.
Macular degeneration, commonly referred to as age-related macular degeneration (AMD), is the single largest cause of sight loss in the developed world and affects more than 10 million Americans.
You have almost certainly heard of diabetes, which is one of the most common chronic health conditions in the United States with an estimated 100 million adults currently living with diabetes or pre-diabetes.
Pink eye is well known as conjunctivitis, which is the infection or inflammation of the conjunctiva, or the transparent membrane that serves as a covering for the white part of the eye called the sclera that lines the eyelid.
Dry eye occurs when a person doesn't have enough quality tears to lubricate and nourish the eye.