19 October 2021
Cataracts are quite common among the aging population and are the top cause of blindness among Americans. Cataracts form when the lens of your eyes becomes clouded. The eye lens should be transparent as it's the structure that allows light rays to pass onto the retina. So, if the eye lens becomes clouded, it means that you'll have blurred vision, and if left untreated, you'll become blind. While optometrists can correct eye cataracts through surgery, it's still important that you know how to prevent them.
25 May 2021
If your eyes are red, sensitive to bright lights, and are giving you blurry vision, then you probably have a condition called uveitis. This is an inflammation of the uvea, which is the middle layer of the white of your eye. Your eye doctor can diagnose uveitis with a few simple tests, most of which simply involve looking at the eye with a magnifying glass or microscope. Once you're diagnosed, though, how is uveitis treated?