Glaucoma is a group of eye diseases. Usually targeting the elderly, it can also affect young adults and even babies. Loss of vision occurs because there is damage to the optic nerve. It is a disease that often goes undetected for some time because the loss of vision is so gradual it may not even [...]
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Today, there are a variety of options that adults and families can use to subsidize their insurance options and create a cushion that will allow them to be better prepared for an unexpected medical issue. Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs) and Health Spending Accounts (HSAs) are both excellent choices to help prevent catastrophic medical costs. FSAs [...]
Winter brings its own set of problems for your eyes! The cold and ice, sleet and snow, glare and other conditions all make it difficult to see clearly. Moreover, this type of weather can assault your eyes without you realizing the damage that is being inflicted. Let us look at some of the more common [...]
It is difficult to believe that in this world of advanced medicine many children are born with vision problems that remain untreated into their school years. One study claims that nearly 30% of preschoolers will have uncorrected poor vision in the next several decades. […]
As the title of this blog indicates February is “Low Vision Awareness Month”. Low vision is very common and easy to explain. Low vision occurs when an individual’s eyesight is impaired such that participation in daily activities such as reading, or meal preparation is problematic. Eye doctors explain that it falls outside the scope of [...]