Diane Bell

Glaucoma Surgery Can Help Save Your Sight

Glaucoma is an eye disease that is caused by too much pressure in your eye. The fluid in your eye builds up, damages it, and will eventually take your sight. There are various treatments that you can use to slow the glaucoma down and keep your sight, including surgery.  Glaucoma Surgery Most glaucoma surgery is done by lasers these days. The lasers allow your eye doctor to be more precise while they are treating your eye and using lasers can make your recovery time shorter, since there is far less trauma to the eye than other types of surgery can cause.

Common Contact Lens Mishaps And How To Remedy Them

If you recently went to an eye doctor to find out whether you are a candidate for wearing contact lenses, you are most likely excited in ditching your spectacles for these handy vision correcting apparatuses. When you wear contact lenses, there are a few incidents that are possible to occur which would make you slightly uncomfortable or that could alter your vision. Here are some of these mishaps so you are aware of the signs indicating you need to make an adjustment to remedy the situation.

Why Does Your Vision Seem Worse At Night?

Does your vision seem rather clear during the day, but blurrier at night? Maybe you've just noticed a little annoying blurriness, or perhaps it's so bad that you're not comfortable driving at night. Here's a look at some of the most likely explanations for your symptoms. Tired Eyes Do you spend most of the day staring at a screen or completing intricate tasks that you really need to focus on? It's possible that your eyes are just getting tired by the end of the day.

Understanding Photo-Phobia: When Your Eyes Don't Want To See The Light

Do you know you can develop a phobia for light? The medical term for this condition is photo-phobia, or light sensitivity. It is a condition in which light causes discomfort or even pain in your eyes. Photo-phobia is an extremely disruptive condition, given how much light plays an important role in daily life. The Symptoms The main symptom of photo-phobia is discomfort when light falls into your eyes. Other symptoms include headaches, nausea, and the need to squint the eyes when they are exposed to light.

Teenage-Onset Visual Blurriness: A Guide For Patients And Their Parents

When you're only a teenager and your vision starts to become blurry, it's normal to be a bit alarmed. You may not want to wear glasses or have to deal with the hassle of contacts -- and of course, there's also the worry that something more sinister is going on. However, visual blurriness that begins during the teen years is not uncommon, and it's not usually caused by anything too serious.