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.
Babies can show signs of vision problems as early as two months old. Often, parents are the first to notice signs. Here are some things to look for as red flags of vision issues.
You may not give your retinas, even your eyes, a second thought. You should! Learn more about good eye care from a Cleveland Clinic physician at a live webchat Thursday, Feb. 7, 2013, at noon (ET).