Head injuries and concussion can come with various eye-related problems. In fact, studies have found that vision issues may affect 69 to 82 percent of concussed individuals. You must contact your eye doctor immediately if you begin noticing changes in your sight following a concussion or head trauma.
Some medications you may have been prescribed and even certain over-the-counter drugs can have adverse effects on your eyes and/or vision. These meds can affect your lens, retina or cornea.
Most types of contact lenses are not safe to where while you sleep. Unfortunately, many people ignore this rule and wear them to bed anyway. Today, Eyesite of the Villages, a top local eye doctor, discusses the risks of failing to remove your contacts before going to bed.
Glaucoma is sometimes called the “silent thief of sight” because many patients experience no symptoms until the condition has already advanced to a late stage. If not detected in the early stages by a glaucoma doctor, the condition can lead to irreversible vision loss, impairing your ability to conduct a wide variety of everyday life activities such as driving a motor vehicle.
Most websites display dark text on a light background. However, spending hours in front of a bright screen can cause discomfort even if you’re wearing eyeglasses.
Glaucoma is sometimes called the “silent thief of sight” because it causes no symptoms in the early stages. By the time symptoms of glaucoma appear, the condition has already progressed to an advanced stage. In today’s post, your trusted eyeglasses store and eye care clinic, EyeSite of The Villages, explains how to find out if you have glaucoma.
Simple cataract surgery typically takes around 10 minutes for an eye doctor to complete. After surgery, you will rest in a recovery area until grogginess from anesthesia wears off, which usually takes around 30 minutes to an hour.
Hepatitis is a condition that affects the liver, but can also cause eye problems. In light of World Hepatitis Day on July 28, local eye doctor EyeSite of The Villages shares how hepatitis affects vision, and what you can do about it.
Mobile devices have become so ubiquitous that an average American spends over 10 hours a day on screens, with at least one of those hours playing video games. In this blog, your local eye doctor, EyeSite of The Villages, takes a look at how playing video games can affect eyesight.
Telecommunications company Huawei has developed innovative technology such as StorySign, an app that translates storybooks into sign language, and Facing Emotions, which lets blind people hear different human emotions. Today, your local eye doctor, EyeSite of The Villages, discusses Track AI, a new technology by Huawei that’s being developed to detect vision problems in children.