Did you know that there are no medications that doctors can prescribe to reverse cataract formation? Cataracts cause your eye's natural lens to become cloudy, causing problems with vision. Your eye doctor can prescribe strong eyeglasses or contact lenses to help, but the only known cure for cataracts is surgery.
Astigmatism is a condition where light does not refract evenly due to errors in the shape of the cornea. It can also happen when there is an irregular curve in your natural lens. It distorts the appearance of objects and makes things look blurry. The doctor diagnoses the condition through a comprehensive eye exam.
If you want to update your eyewear in 2022, February is the month to enjoy the latest fashion trends. Fashionable eyeglasses should not be an afterthought. Consider them as unique accessories that instantly draw attention to your style statement.
Employees can enjoy tax-free health care insurance plans set up by their employers through a flexible spending account (FSA). A portion of an employee's salary goes to the plan every month. Your employer has a choice whether they want to contribute to your FSA account. Contributions put into the FSA account regularly help cater for the medical expenses you are eligible for within the plan year.
There are more than 34 million people in the United States diagnosed with diabetes. But did you know that 1 in 5 of these patients don't even know they're living with the disease? With diabetic eye disease and all the other health risks associated with poorly managed blood sugar levels can pose, it's no wonder an awareness month is necessary for diabetes.
Macular degeneration (often referred to as Age-related macular degeneration (AMD)), is a relatively common eye disorder that usually affects the elderly. The condition occurs due to deterioration in the middle of the retina, an area called the macula. Macular degeneration leads to central vision loss. The central vision is the area that you see when you look straight ahead. The condition does not affect peripheral vision.