Cataracts

A cataract is a clouding or darkening that develops in the normally clear lens of the eye. This prevents the lens from properly focusing vision. It is not a film that grows over the surface of the eye. Cataracts are characterized by the area of the lens that is affected. No one is certain what causes a cataract, but it is known that chemical changes within the lens cause it to become cloudy. This is often thought of as a part of the natural aging process, but it may also result from heredity, an injury or disease.Read More

Diabetic Eye Disease

Diabetes mellitus is described as a modern day epidemic, exacting a serious health and financial toll on almost 1 in every 10 American adults. But the number of people living with pre-diabetes, a health condition that typically has no symptoms and increases the risk of developing type 2 diabetes, is even higher.Read More

Eye Safety

Each y ear more than 2.5 million eye injuries are repored. Of these reported injuries, 90% could have been prevented with proper protective eyewear. Many potential causes for harm exist in your home. It is important to have safety glasses readily avail-able. Common causes of in home injuries include hot grease, chemicals and yard tools such as mowers and edgers.Read More