If double vision lasts for a couple of hours or longer, don’t ignore it. Get your eyes checked. It could signal something minor — or something seriously wrong.
If you’re having cataract surgery and also have the most common type of glaucoma, a tiny implant may allow you to control your glaucoma without expensive eye drops.
Thinking about having surgery to correct your vision? Find out how a longtime fix for cataracts might be right for you — no matter how old you are.
Early treatment for childhood eye problems usually means better results because kids’ eyes and brains are adaptable. Learn more about blocked tear ducts, lazy eye and cataracts in kids.
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Laser surgery is gentler and more precise than conventional surgery, using computer-guided therapy to treat cataracts and astigmatism. Find out if you’re a candidate.
If you have cataracts, they cloud your vision. But if they progress to the point where you need surgery, here is some clarity: Recent advances may help you not only see better, but also stop wearing glasses. Cataracts occur when the lens of the eye gets cloudy over time. As the cataract gets cloudy, your … Read More
There’s no question that vitamin deficiencies can cause eye problems. But do you need vitamins or supplements as a result? That’s an important question. If your diet is missing the key vitamins or nutrients you need on a day-to-day basis — or you have a diagnosed deficiency that increases your disease risk — your doctor … Read More
The lack of daylight in the evening can limit some people’s ability to see and get around. But it doesn’t have to be that way. Night blindness (nyctalopia), the inability to see well at night or in poor light, is not a disease. It’s a symptom of an underlying condition. In most cases, it’s treatable; … Read More
Is it time for cataract surgery? It turns out, there are lots of good answers to that question – but only one best choice. Cataracts, as it turns out, can be taken care of at any time. However, there is one very good reason to be evaluated right away, Dr. Gans says. Cataract-like symptoms may signal … Read More
Now that warmer weather is here, so is your yardwork. Working safely in our yards requires that we look out for our eyes. That means protecting them from home-grown hazards. Ophthalmologist Rishi Singh, MD, says some yardwork can be dangerous to our eyes, particularly from flying objects. “People can get injured from a stick that … Read More