Measles causes 60,000 cases of blindness in the world yearly. The contagious virus is prevalent in East Africa and Asia, and new cases are still emerging in Europe and in the United States. Lack of vaccination and poor nutrition are linked to the increased rate of blindness in affected nations.
Cataracts are an eye condition characterized by the clouding of the eyes’ lenses. This condition is the most common cause of vision loss among people over the age of 40 and the primary reason for blindness in the world. An eye exam at your local eye care center can help diagnose this ailment and determine […]
In the first part of this two-part blog series, we talked about the importance of vision skills when it comes to sports. It’s not enough to be stronger and faster than your opponent. You need better vision skills if you want to be great. In this second part, your eye doctor will discuss new wearable […]
Cataracts are responsible for almost half of the cases of visual impairment in the world. Millions of Americans have this vision-threatening disease.
You can expect changes in your bodily processes and functions as you age. Your eyesight, in particular, is most vulnerable. A common problem is the inability to see things clearly even when you’re wearing corrective eyewear, a condition known as low vision.
At Northern Virginia Doctors of Optometry, we proudly offer an array of effective vision correction methods to help you achieve better visual health. Apart from our high-quality eyeglasses and contact lenses, we have partnered with TLC Laser Eye Centers® to provide reliable LASIK co-management services. Our pre-operative eye care procedure involves performing an assessment to determine if […]