Once you decide to move forward with your cataract surgery, you may have some questions about what to expect. While your Florida Eye Institute doctor is happy to discuss any concerns with you, there may be some general information we can share here. For starters, you’ll need someone else to drive you home from the… Read More
Macular degeneration is a disorder of the retina and the leading cause of irreversible vision loss for people 60 years old and older. An estimated 10 million people will develop this disorder in their retirement years. The macula is a small part of the center of the retina essential for sharp, straight ahead vision. As… Read More
Choosing the Correct Lenses to Match Your Lifestyle Frame style isn’t the only decision you’ll need to make when selecting new eyeglasses. Once you’ve chosen a frame that complements your face, you’ll need to consider which lens type best fits your lifestyle. From lenses that reduce glare to styles that protect your eyes when you… Read More
According to a recent report by World Health Organization (WHO), Glaucoma is one of the major causes of blindness worldwide. Hence, many people visit eye doctors regularly at clinics nearer to them complaining of eye pressure. Glaucoma is a disease that impacts negatively the optic nerves of the eyes by causing its deterioration over time…. Read More
Workplace Eye Wellness Month Before you think this doesn’t apply to you, think again. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, over 20,000 eye injuries occur in the workplace each year. These injuries sometimes cause absenteeism from work and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) states that these injuries cost an approximately $300 million… Read More
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