Over 40: 3 Vision Problems You May Be Facing
16 November 2015
As you age, your body goes through certain changes. Unfortunately, some of those changes occur in the eyes. If you're over 40 years old, your vision might not be what it used to be. Colors might not be as vibrant as they once were. Or, you might need more light to read by. You might have also noticed that night driving is a little more difficult due to the increased glare from headlights.
Why Is Your Eye Doctor So Concerned About Eye Pressure?
23 October 2015
Have you ever wondered why your eye doctor is so persistent about running tests to measure your eye pressure? What is eye pressure, anyways? The term "eye pressure" actually refers to the pressure inside your eye, and knowing this measurement tells your eye doctor whether you're at risk for a condition called glaucoma. Here's a look at a few more details about eye pressure, glaucoma, and how the two are related.
14 September 2015
If you have just been given the news that you are in need of corrective lenses, you may want to try wearing contact lenses so you do not alter your appearance by wearing glasses while out in public. There are a few steps you need to take to ensure your contact lenses are properly cared for so they last and so your eyes are not at risk for injury. Here are some tips to use when you are first getting used to wearing contact lenses.
28 July 2015
When you're pregnant, many changes occur in your body. Some of these changes affect your vision. Besides causing physical changes to the eyes, pregnancy can affect existing eye conditions such as glaucoma. You also may have concerns about whether glaucoma medications you take can affect the baby growing inside you.
Changes in Intraocular Pressure
If you have glaucoma, hormonal changes may cause a decrease in intraocular pressure (fluid pressure inside the eye).