Have you ever noticed spots, strands or squiggly lines floating about in your field of vision when you look at something bright like a blue sky? These are “floaters,” and in most cases they are harmless and can usually be ignored.
Over three million Americans have glaucoma, an eye condition that develops due to increased pressure within your eyes. Without effective treatment, this condition can lead to irreversible vision loss.
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.
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…]