Tag Archives: vision

A Glimpse at Glaucoma

January 8th, 2023
Glaucoma refers to a group of progressive eye diseases that cause vision loss by damaging the optic nerve in the back of the eye. The optic nerve is a bundle of more than 1 million nerve fibers that carry messages from the retina, where light is converted into nerve impulses to the brain. The brain interprets the impulses as visual images. Glaucoma January is National Glaucoma Awareness Month. Let’s learn more about glaucoma, which affects about 3 million Americans and…

Caring For Children’s Eyes

August 3rd, 2022
Your baby’s vision at birth is limited but develops progressively during the growth process. While developing, your child’s vision is vulnerable to eye diseases. Untreated, vision disorders can interfere with your child’s ability to learn and play, and can lead to headaches, eyestrain and fatigue. August is Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month, a time to concentrate on the well-being of our children’s eyes as they head back to school. There are many conditions and diseases that can affect a…

Stay in Contact

August 21st, 2017
For people who have to wear glasses all the time, contact lenses can be a blessing. But if you wear contacts, like I do, you know they require some tender loving care. If you don’t do it and you continue to wear contaminated lenses, you could be in for some serious eye problems later on. There are a number of complications that can occur from wearing contacts that haven’t been properly disinfected or used as directed by your doctor. Let’s…