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 […]
Almost everyone is familiar with contact lenses. Chances are, you wear contacts or know someone who does. However, most people are not aware of scleral contact lenses. In this post, Northern Virginia Doctors of Optometry talks about the lesser-known alternative to corrective contact lenses.
Pinguecula is a non-cancerous bump on the eyeball that usually occurs on top of the middle part of the sclera. It’s a yellowish and slightly raised thickening on the white part of the eye. Today, our optometrist from Northern Virginia Doctors of Optometry discusses pinguecula and explains its causes, symptoms and treatment options:
Cataracts remain one of the leading causes of blindness in the world. A possible reason to the increasing prevalence is the lack of understanding of the disease. While it is a common eye condition, misconceptions about cataracts still persist. This may affect your ability or willingness to seek proper management.
Dry eye disease is becoming a major concern among many Americans, especially when there is a change in season. This may cause your eyes to turn red, watery, and itchy, resulting in your compromised eye health and comfort. To help you, your trusted optometrist discusses effective ways to manage this condition.