Nutrition & Supplements for Macular Degeneration

A healthy diet and lifestyle is important in general but did you know it is just as important for your eyes as well. Try adding the following to your diet to improve and maintain healthy vision for a lifetime. Instead of using white bread on your lunch sandwiches...

Testing for Age-Related Macular Degeneration

An Amsler grid is a simple test that allows you to monitor your vision from home. Now using this chart doesn’t mean you can skip out on your regular eye exams, because you can still miss signs that only a trained eye care practitioner will find. Using an Amsler grid...

Risks of Glaucoma

People over the age of 60, diabetic, patients of African American descent, thin corneas, and/or patients with a family history are at a higher risk of glaucoma than others. Currently, there is no way to prevent glaucoma through supplements or to reverse vision loss...

Ocular Hypertension

Ocular hypertension is when the pressure in your eyes, your intraocular pressure (IOP), is higher than normal. An IOP reading of 21 mmHg, millimeters of mercury, or higher generally signifies ocular hypertension. Let’s take a quick look at the anatomy of the eye...

Glaucoma Treatment

The most common treatment for glaucoma is the use of topical medication or prescription eye drops. The purpose of the drops is to reduce intraocular pressure, or IOP, to prevent further vision loss. Some drops prescribed by your eye doctor will relax the eye muscles...

Signs and Symptoms of Glaucoma

Glaucoma doesn’t typically produce any symptoms or pain until noticeable vision loss occurs. Therefore, yearly eye exams are important to allow your eye doctor to detect these silent symptoms. Besides measuring the inner eye pressure, your eye doctor may recommend...