Covid-19 patients have a significantly higher risk of developing diabetes than people who haven’t had the virus. Diabetes-related diseases can cause severe vision loss, so anyone who has recovered from Covid should have regular comprehensive eye exams.
Glaucoma is a leading cause of vision loss and blindness, but its symptoms usually aren’t noticeable until vision is already compromised. Here are 5 things you should know about this serious eye disease.
Surgery is the only way to treat cataracts. Usually, it is better to have cataract surgery early so the patient can see clearly and resume the activities they enjoy.
Most people who develop cataracts are over age 40, but younger people and even babies can develop cataracts due to eye trauma, diabetes, certain medications, infections in utero and other factors.
Myths and misinformation about glaucoma symptoms, treatments and detection can lead people to wait to see their eye doctor until they’ve suffered vision loss. We’re helping people become better informed by debunking 6 glaucoma myths.
During cataract surgery, your natural clouded lens is removed and replaced with an intraocular lens (IOL). Learn about multifocal intraocular lenses and how you can benefit from these lenses.