Diabetic retinopathy refers to an eye disease that can lead to vision loss and potential blindness in people diagnosed with diabetes.
At Southshore Eyesore, ensuring we offer the best IOL’s will set all our patients up for success. Our priority is to make sure every patient that walks out of that door feels that their vision has improved.
Healthy Lifestyle Choices to Improve Vision
Adapting healthy habits such as eating the right foods or exercising can prevent common eye conditions such as glaucoma, and age-related macular degeneration.
Common eye health issues found in teens
Throughout the teenage years the body enters puberty which can cause drastic changes to your vision. The importance of your eye health can often be overlooked as homework and school activities become a priority.
What is Dry Eye and How to Treat It
Dry eye occurs when your eyes are not able to produce enough tears to remain wet or when your tear ducts do not function properly. This may lead to discomfort and possibly result in vision problems.
What to Expect When You Have a Corneal Transplant
Corneal transplantation is a surgical procedure used to help prevent or restore vision loss from damage to the cornea. If your cornea is scarred, swollen, or damaged then the light will not be focused properly, and you may experience blurry vision or glare.
Laser Treatment for Diabetic Retinopathy
Diabetes can affect your eye care, making it especially important to get a regular eye exam. Diabetic retinopathy is an eye disease caused by diabetes.
Corneal Cross-Linking Surgery
Our eye is a like a camera – and the windshield to our eye is called the CORNEA. The cornea has several layers, like an onion. Disease, infection, or injury may damage your cornea as we age. If that happens, scars or discoloration can form.
Eye health is important in every phase of life. Many eye conditions in their early stages, have no obvious signs or symptoms and annual exam is often the only way to detect eye conditions before they progress.
Your eye health is important. By scheduling regular eye exams, you can stay ahead of possible problems along the way. But what happens when something unexpected occurs? If you have sudden changes in your vision, knowing when to seek help is critical in preventing permanent vision loss.
Optimal eye health is essential to your everyday living. It allows you to see clearly and enjoy everything in its entirety…But what happens when your ability to see, isn’t always clear? Cataracts are a common, age-related clouding of the clear lens that focuses the light in our eye.
Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Did you know that age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is a degenerative eye disease that is progressive and changes slowly over time? People with AMD can experience blurriness or distortion of images and potentially lose their central vision. Because this condition is gradual it is important to see your ophthalmologist regularly to check for any retina or vision changes.
Shining a Light on Cornea Collagen Cross-Linking
Defined as the “windshield” to the eye, the cornea refracts and focuses light. What most people don’t realize is that the shape of your cornea affects the overall ability for it to function. Even a slightly misshapen cornea can result in reduced eye sight.
Is Your Workplace A Danger to Your Eyes?
March 1, 2022
Historically, both employees and employers have been unaware of the need for eye protection and more specifically, the need for the correct type of eye protection based on occupation and environment.
Protecting Your Eyes From Digital Eye Strain
It’s easy to assume that workplace eye hazards only apply to industrial, medical, or lab-related fields, but the reality is that desk jobs also pose a risk to eye safety.