It’s easy to take your eyesight for granted – until a problem throws its importance into sharp relief. An ophthalmologist explains the top five vision problems and the steps you can take to maximize your eyesight.
Diabetic retinopathy is the leading eye disease for people with diabetes. Learn more about how adding omega-3 fatty acids to your diet may lower your risk.
Your eyes can tell you, and your doctor, plenty about your health. From diabetes, to high blood pressure, to inflammatory conditions to metastatic cancer.
Vision problems are on the rise, partially due to the increasing number of people who have diabetes.
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Most of us get our eyes checked routinely — especially if we need a prescription for glasses or contacts. But there’s a more important reason to get annual examinations after age 65: the changes that occur with age. Even if our vision seems fine, certain age-related eye conditions develop very slowly, notes ophthalmologist Richard Gans, … Read More