Allergens are any substance that is recognized by the immune system and causes an allergic reaction to the eyes and other parts of the body. The most common allergens are dust, pet dander and pollen. A person, however, can be allergic to anything.
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 […]