In a recent interview, former tennis player Chris Evert spoke about the eye problems some players get from prolonged exposure to the sun. Cataracts and eye cancers are extremely serious diseases that progress over time. Long Term Sun Exposure Harms Your Eyes Cataracts require surgical removal, and eye cancers not only threaten the eye, but… Continue Reading »
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How Rheumatoid Arthritis Affects the Eyes: Various Conditions
A patient recently came to our office with a very painful and red eye. He thought he was suffering from an eye infection like “pink eye” or Conjunctivitis. Upon questioning the patient about his medical history and medications and completing an examination, it became apparent that there was no infection. Rheumatoid Arthritis: Scleritis and Dry… Continue Reading »
Eye Changes and Eye Care During Pregnancy
It might surprise you to know that in addition to the obvious physical changes during pregnancy, the eyes can also change. Eye and Visual Changes During Pregnancy Due to hormonal and blood pressure shifts, vision may become blurry from time to time, and the fluid retention that causes swollen ankles may modify the shape of… Continue Reading »
What Can I Expect When I Have Cataract Surgery?
By the age of 80, about 50% of people will develop a cataract. A cataract results when proteins in the eye clump and cause the natural lens in the eye to become cloudy. Reasons to Correct Cataracts with Surgery In time, performing everyday tasks and activities with cataracts becomes frustrating due to symptoms such as:… Continue Reading »