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Routine eye exams are a vital aspect of preventive eye care. Without routine eye exams, eye and vision issues often go undetected, since most eye disorders have no clear symptoms. The early diagnosis and treatment of vision abnormalities can prevent vision loss and improve overall well-being.
Myopia, more commonly known as nearsightedness, is a condition where individuals are able to see objects that are close to them but may have difficulties distinguishing things at a distance, such as road signs or leaves on a tree. Myopia prevention is a relatively new venture in optometry that works to try and reduce the rate of change or development of high prescriptions in children.
A thorough investigation of your child's overall health of the eye and the visual system is important because some childhood vision problems can cause permanent vision loss if left untreated.
LASIK is a common laser eye surgery used to treat refractive errors, such as myopia, hyperopia, and astigmatism. Most patients benefit from LASIK as a lasting replacement for eyeglasses or contact lenses. Candidacy for LASIK is assessed by our doctors on a case-by-case basis so that you be certain that whatever treatment is recommended for you, it will give you the very best opportunity to improve your vision.
Patients who wear or would like to wear contacts need to undergo a contact lens exam in addition to their comprehensive eye exam. The first contact lens test will measure the eye’s surface to determine what size and type of contacts are best for the patient. Our optometrist might also do a tear film assessment to ensure the patient has adequate tears to comfortably wear contacts.
Optometrists often offer emergency services for patients requiring immediate or urgent eye care. If a patient’s eye is injured, he or she should visit an eye doctor immediately to minimize the risk of losing his or her vision. Some symptoms of common eye emergencies include sudden loss of vision, double vision, redness or pain in the eye, pink eye, the onset of flashes and floaters, or a foreign body in the eye, especially metals or chemicals.
The outcome of eye disease can range from temporary discomfort to total loss of vision, which is why all eye problems and diseases should be taken seriously and regular eye check-ups are absolutely essential.
Dry eye syndrome is a progressive condition that can cause a lot of eye discomfort. While dry eye syndrome is rarely curable, it is easy to treat. Our optometrist will offer recommendations on how patients can successfully treat his or her dry eyes based on the severity, signs, and symptoms. Some of the most common dry eye treatments include artificial tears, Restasis (an Allergan eye drop), steroid eye drops, and more.
Vision therapy is a treatment plan that is intended to develop and improve a patient’s visual skills and abilities, with the goal of making their day-to-day life easier. Although most commonly associated with children, whose visual skills are still naturally developing, adults can also benefit from vision therapy.
Just a few decades ago, computer vision syndrome (CVS) was not known or understood. However, with an increase in the role of computers in our lives, it has become an increasingly common issue. Researchers believe that 50-90% of people who use computers in their daily lives have experienced CVS to some degree.