If you're doing some online research about laser eye surgery, you may have seen some negative stories. How do you know what’s true? A Cleveland Clinic ophthalmologist dispels common myths.
Cataracts can be taken care of at any time. However, if you have vision changes, you should have a doctor check your eyes right away because cataract-like symptoms may actually be due to other more serious problems.
Your eyes aren’t just the window to your soul; they’re a way doctors can get clues about your overall health. Here are four systemic conditions that ophthalmologists can pick up from a routine eye exam.
Ever see something drifting across the sky, then discover it’s actually drifting across your eye? That would be a “floater.” Our expert explains what flashers and floaters are and what to do if you see them.
Dry eyes can be a nuisance, but they’re usually easy to treat and don’t cause long-term damage. Here’s what’s causing your eye dryness and how to fix it with a quick trip to the drugstore.
When used improperly, contact lenses can lead to eye infections and serious vision damage. Knowing the do’s and don’ts of proper use can go a long way toward protecting your eye health.
Glasses are available in many styles and shapes, but one size does not fit all. When you enlist the help of a pro – an optician trained specifically to fit glasses properly – it’s much easier to find the pair that’s right for you.
Words on the page or screen getting blurry? Have to hold out that mag at arm’s length to read? That’s a pretty good sign you need reading glasses. Here are some tips on picking out the right pair.