In people with ocular hypertension, the pressure inside the eyes (i.e., intraocular pressure or IOP) is greater than 21 mmHg. Without immediate and proper treatment, this condition could lead to glaucoma and vision loss. Read on as your provider of quality eyeglasses and other eye care services talks about this vision problem in detail.
The macula is a small, sensitive spot in the center of the retina. Made up of millions of light-sensitive cells, the macula is responsible for providing your central vision.
You’ve probably come across people wearing eyeglasses that change color when they go outdoors and wonder how that happens. No magic tricks were involved in creating these eyeglasses; all it takes is a little science. An eye doctor from EyeSite of The Villages discusses what makes photochromic lenses unique in today’s post.[Read more…]
Are eye floaters and spots something you need to worry about? Many people don’t pay attention to these tiny flecks and specks that hover around their vision, but they may actually be the result of an underlying eye condition. To determine if an eyesight problem is present, get in touch with EyeSite of The Villages, a trusted eyeglasses specialist.
Have you ever experienced an episode of involuntary eye twitching? Also known as myokymia, this is a common occurrence characterized by a repetitive, involuntary movement of the muscles of the lower eyelid of one of your eyes. Your local eye doctor explains this condition further below.
Cataracts are a leading cause of blindness worldwide. Unfortunately, widespread misconceptions about cataracts can get in the way of proper treatment.
Hypertension, more commonly known as high blood pressure, can cause various complications, such as hypertensive retinopathy. This is why hypertensive patients are advised to have regular eye exams. Today, EyeSite of The Villages, your leading provider of quality eyeglasses and other eye care services, explains everything you need to know about this condition.