Diabetes is a systemic disease with ocular manifestations, such as diabetic retinopathy and macular edema. In the United States, over 100 million adults are living with diabetes or prediabetes. These people are more prone to developing different eye problems that can cause poor eyesight and even vision loss.
Modern technology has made a lot of things easier, especially when it comes to communication, entertainment and work-related activities. This, however, is both a blessing and a curse. Indeed, the development of computers, smartphones and other devices have improved your way of living, but they may also have some adverse effects on your health. Blue […]
The older you get, the more your doctors will encourage you to maintain a healthy lifestyle and diet. That’s because some bodily functions tend to deteriorate as you age. Deteriorating vision, for instance, is part of the aging process, but that doesn’t mean you can’t do anything about it.
Meibomian gland dysfunction, or MGD, is a leading cause of dry eye syndrome. Your eyelids have meibomian glands that secrete oils into your eyes’ surface, preventing tears from drying too quickly. Problems with these glands, such as obstructions, can lead to MGD and dry eyes. Read on as our eye doctor discusses this condition in […]
Understanding normal visual development in infants is essential to maintaining your child’s visual health. A baby’s vision goes through many changes during their first year of life, so it’s important to have a doctor monitor your baby’s visual development. Today, our reliable optometrist talks about the milestones for children’s eyesight from infancy to early childhood.
The sun emits ultraviolet (UV) rays that have been well-documented by researchers to have harmful effects. They may affect not only your skin, but also your eyes. As July marks UV Safety Awareness Month, Lifetime Vision Source, your provider of contact lens exam and other optometry services, discusses things you can do to protect your […]
Summer is a perfect time to engage in outdoor activities and spend quality time with your loved ones. Staying too long in the sun, however, may have negative effects not only on your skin, but also on your eyes. As we observe UV Safety Awareness Month this July, Lifetime Vision Source, your provider of adult […]
You may be looking forward to having a good time with your family and friends while celebrating America’s independence. Apart from outdoor barbecues and parades, you may also be excited about the fireworks. However, did you know that every 4th of July, thousands get treated at the emergency room for fireworks-related eye injuries?
Your eyes constantly need tears to keep them moist and free from impurities. This reduces your risk of having eye irritations or infections. With dry eye syndrome, your tear glands may not be able to produce enough tears to maintain lubrication in your eyes. This condition may also happen when your tears evaporate too quickly.
Regular eye exams are essential for maintaining your healthy vision. They are the fundamental building blocks of a good eye care plan. Lifetime Vision Source, your trusted eye center, discusses the recommended frequency of eye exams and their role in safeguarding your eyesight.