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4 Ways to Prevent Cataracts at Any Age
Lifestyle adjustments can help prevent cataracts. No matter what your age, if you follow these four tips, you can help prevent cataracts or slow their development.
What Are Cataracts?
Cataracts are a common eye disease. Learn what causes cataracts, how to treat them, and the symptoms associated with having a cataract.
Diabetic Macular Edema
Diabetic macular edema occurs because of leaking blood vessels in the macula, part of the retina. Pressure from the accumulating fluid damages the retina and can lead to blindness.
There are no obvious symptoms of diabetic retinopathy until damage has already occurred. But early detection is possible during an eye exam with dilation. Learn how diabetic retinopathy is caused and prevented.
Diligent Eye Doctor Detects Corneal Disease
Halos, double vision, and cloudy vision signaled more than this young patient thought. After visiting a VSP doctor, she found out she had Fuchs’ dystrophy and a corneal transplant was the only cure.
Gaining on Glaucoma: Detection and Treatment
Glaucoma affects millions of people and can cause vision loss. Yet, there’s good news – early detection, coupled with new treatments, are helping gain ground on the condition.
Macular degeneration is an age-related eye condition that damages central vision. There are two types of age-related macular degeneration (AMD): dry and wet.
Vision Problems: Another Reason to Stop the Smoking Habit
Add a host of vision problems to the list of reasons to stop smoking. From cataracts to irritated eyes, smoking is to blame for several eye problems.