Hypertensive retinopathy is retinal vascular damage caused by high blood pressure (HBP). It has no early signs and symptoms, and usually manifests late in the disease.
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.
The number of LASIK eye surgery patients by the year 2020 is projected to be around 718,000. As the popularity of this type of refractive surgery grows, it’s wise to familiarize yourself with the procedure. Today, Northern Virginia Doctors of Optometry talks about how you can prepare for LASIK and what to expect during and […]