Friday, April 22nd, 2022
Eye health is one of the most important things that people need to maintain. Every part of your body is vital, but you lose one of your most extraordinary senses when your eyes go bad. These are five tips for good eye health and maintaining eyesight so that you can help your patients see clearly … Continue reading 5 Tips for Good Eye Health and Maintaining Eyesight
Friday, April 15th, 2022
We rely on our eyes every day to help us navigate the world around us. As time goes on and your eyes begin to deteriorate, you become more susceptible to eye disorders such as cataracts and glaucoma. These disorders affect the eye’s health and can lead to vision loss. So, what are the symptoms of … Continue reading What Are the Symptoms of Cataracts & Glaucoma?
Thursday, March 17th, 2022
As a health-care professional, you should always be aware of the side effects of medications you prescribe. Many medications can affect eye health, which is important for ophthalmologists and other eye professionals to know. Learn the ocular side effects of certain medications that many people take on a daily basis. Antihistamines Antihistamines are common components … Continue reading Ocular Side Effects of Certain Medications
Tuesday, March 1st, 2022
As a practicing ophthalmologist or someone studying to become one, you’re likely familiar with the symptoms of dry eyes and glaucoma. But did you know these conditions can be particularly difficult to treat when they occur together? Keep reading to understand the double trouble of dry eyes and glaucoma and how to treat these conditions … Continue reading Understand the Double Trouble of Dry Eyes and Glaucoma
Thursday, February 10th, 2022
As an eye-care professional, you might hear this question from patients, particularly those of a certain age: “Is LASIK still an option for people with glaucoma?” The answer to this question is different for each person, and you should consider it on a case-by-case basis. However, here’s what you should know about corrective eye surgery … Continue reading Is LASIK Still an Option for People With Glaucoma?
Monday, January 24th, 2022
Ocular hypertension is also known as a buildup of pressure inside the eye. This occurs when the eye’s intraocular pressure is higher than normal levels. A high intraocular pressure may lead to glaucoma and other eye diseases. Eye doctors should always check your intraocular pressure during a checkup to monitor these levels and prevent glaucoma … Continue reading 5 Symptoms and Signs of Ocular Hypertension
Wednesday, January 5th, 2022
If you’re interested in the medical field and want to become an eye doctor, consider ophthalmology. At this point, you might be wondering “What kind of schooling does an ophthalmologist need?” The levels of training required to become an ophthalmologist can be broken into three levels: college studies, medical school, and further specialized training. Keep … Continue reading What Kind of Schooling Does an Ophthalmologist Need?
Monday, December 20th, 2021
Have you ever received a tonometry test while at the eye doctor? You may remember it as a pen or puff of air used to test your eye pressure. These tests are crucial to monitoring your intraocular pressure and maintaining a healthy level. But have you ever wondered how ophthalmologists fight high eye pressure in … Continue reading How Ophthalmologists Fight High Eye Pressure
Monday, December 6th, 2021
Whether you’re a patient or an eye doctor, it’s important to be familiar with the common types of conditions that affect the eye. Here is a brief overview of the 10 most common eye diseases and disorders. Refractive Errors Refractive errors are the most common eye problem in the United States. Refractive errors include near-sightedness, … Continue reading 10 Most Common Eye Diseases & Disorders
Friday, November 19th, 2021
Ophthalmologists have a plethora of medical tools at their disposal to aid the eye exam process. Whether you’re studying to start your own ophthalmology practice or you’re a patient trying to familiarize yourself with the procedures, here are examples of five tools and instruments used by an ophthalmologist. Tonometer A tonometer is a tool that … Continue reading 5 Tools & Instruments Used by an Ophthalmologist