Dry eyes can be irritating, uncomfortable and at times, borderline painful. But throughout the day, your dry eyes are annoying but not painful and yet, at night, the true colors of having dry eyes emerge.
Smoking is bad, I don’t have to tell you that, you know it, your next door neighbor knows it, everyone knows it. But, did you know that in the list of terrible things that can happen to you if you smoke is vision lost?
Refractive error is a common eye disorder in which the eyes can’t clearly focus on the images of objects looked at. There are numerous types of refractive error such as short-sighted, long-sighted or presbyopia which is when you need glasses to read as we grow older. These are common refractive errors.
Glaucoma is an eye disease that slowly damages the nerve for vision at the back of the eye which is the optic nerve. This condition is often linked to high pressure inside the eye but can also occur with normal pressure. Early detection and treatment can prevent or delay vision loss caused by Glaucoma.
Have you even looked into the distance and notice something off? Like something is just not right or clear? Then it hits you, the reality of whats to come to you in the future, glasses. There is a daunting feeling in your gut, you have never had your eyes checked, what is going to happen? Will there be lasers? What will they do to my eyes to check them? Will it hurt?
A healthy retina is necessary for good vision. For diabetic retinopathy patient, at first they may notice no changes to the vision. But over time, diabetic retinopathy can get worse and cause vision loss. It usually affects both eyes.