Thanks to continuous research in contact lens technology, different kinds of contact lenses are now available to suit the unique needs of patients. Each type of lens is carefully engineered to address specific vision needs. Scleral contact lenses are a special type of contact lenses that have a wider diameter than regular lenses.
Eye allergies are a major problem in the spring and can prevent you from enjoying the mild weather and beautiful scenery outside. To help you make the most out of what spring has to offer, your reliable eye doctor from EyeSite of The Villages shares some effective ways to combat spring eye allergies.
The aging process brings a number of changes to your body, including changes to your eyes and vision. One common condition that affects seniors is age-related macular degeneration (AMD).
Eating healthy foods is an important component of maintaining your visual health. Foods rich in eye-friendly nutrients, such as lutein and zeaxanthin, play major roles in supporting your visual health and comfort. [Read more…]
The sun emits the same amount of ultraviolet (UV) rays all year round. This means you’re exposing yourself to solar radiation when you go outside, even in the winter. To protect your eyes, your trusted eye doctor at EyeSite of The Villages recommends wearing sunglasses whenever you go outside, no matter the season. [Read more…]
Uncontrolled and consistent high blood pressure may lead to a vascular condition known as hypertension. Without effective treatment, this can cause other health complications, including ocular hypertension, also known as hypertensive retinopathy. Read on as your expert cataract doctor from EyeSite of The Villages sheds light on this condition.
Cataracts are the leading cause of blindness worldwide. Unfortunately, there are a number of widespread myths about cataracts that may prevent people from seeking effective treatment. In today’s post, your trusted cataract doctor from EyeSite of The Villages reveals the truth behind four common cataract myths. [Read more…]
As you approach middle age, you may experience a decline in your close-range vision. This is due to a refractive error called presbyopia, an age-related condition that is quite common in people ages 40 years and up. In today’s post, your trusted glaucoma doctor from EyeSite of The Villages explains how presbyopia affects your visual acuity. [Read more…]