Age-Related Macular Degeneration is one of the leading causes of blindness among seniors, affecting approximately 2.1 million people nationwide. By 2050, it is expected that the number will more than double to 5.4 million. People may be putting themselves at unnecessary risk of vision loss by neglecting to have sight-saving eye exams.
Glaucoma is the leading cause of irreversible vision loss in our country. An estimated 4 million people are affected. In the early stages of glaucoma, there are no noticeable symptoms, therefore people who are affected by this condition do not realize that their sight is very slowly diminishing. When there is the loss of vision… Read More
The holiday season is here, and toy shopping is at its peak! We all get excited to purchase a child’s favorite toy, but we must keep safety our priority when choosing toys. It is a lot safer now than ever before as the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission has required toy companies have all toys… Read More
What is Dry Eye? Dry eye affects millions of adults in the United States and is more common in women than in men. When the surface of the eye is not adequately lubricated due to a low quantity or quality of tears, dryness occurs. If tear production decreases, tear evaporation increases, or the composition of… Read More
Well Known Eye Disorders: What do you know about eye disorders? When you think of your eyes and vision, you probably know the parts of your eye and an annual eye exam at Florida Vision Institute is essential to keeping your eyes healthy and preventing eye disease. Being nearsighted or farsighted, having glaucoma, and cataracts… Read More
Preventative Eye Care The National Eye Institute and American Optometric Association dedicate the month of May to educating the American public about ways to keep their eyes and vision healthy. Most Americans will visit their doctor if they are sick or break a bone and a fair share see their doctor annually as a preventative… Read More