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Eye Diseases and Treatments Cataracts If you have blurred or distorted vision, or have difficulty with night driving, you may have cataracts. The only known treatment for cataracts involves surgical removal. Protect your vision by scheduling a cataract screening today. More information. Eye Problems in Adults If you have encountered any of the following, see a doctor for a complete eye exam: Sudden loss of vision in one eye Sudden hazy or blurred vision Flashes of light or black spots Halos or rainbows around light Curtain-like blotting out of vision Loss of peripheral (side) vision We recommend regular eye exams even if you have no signs - especially for those with some chronic health conditions such as diabetes and high blood pressure. More information. Macular Degeneration  Macular degeneration reduces vision in the central part of the retina. It usually does not affect the eye's side or peripheral vision. If you notice words looking blurry on a page, a dark or empty area in the center of your vision, or crookedness of straight lines, you may have symptoms of macular degeneration. Contact us for an appointment. More information. Eye Floaters Eye floaters are tiny specks, circles or threadlike clouds that appear in your field of vision. Although they are harmless, there are treatments for them. Contact our office if you are interested. More information. What to Expect in an Eye Exam Vision examinations are an important part of preventive health care. Many eye and vision problems have no obvious signs or symptoms. As a result, individuals are often unaware that problems exist. Early diagnosis and read more. Common Terms about Eyes and Vision  Click here for some common terms patients often ask eye care physicians to define. For a copy of our Notice of Privacy Policy, please click here.
For additional educational material and more specific disease research we suggest you visit the American Academy of Ophthalmology website at www.geteyesmart.org.
What is Glaucoma? Glaucoma is a disease that damages your eye's optic nerve. It usually happens when fluid builds up in the front part of your eye. That extra fluid increases the pressure in your eye, damaging... click here to continue reading
Eye Health in Sports and Recreation Tens of thousands of sports and recreation-related eye injuries occur each year. The good news is that 90 percent... click here to continue reading
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