Age-related macular degeneration is a progressive eye disease that occurs when the center of the retina called the macula deteriorates. This is the part of the eye that is responsible for visual acuity, meaning it picks up fine details. As the condition progresses, it will become increasingly difficult to see fine details, and eventually, it can lead to blindness. Let’s take a closer look at age-related macular degeneration (AMD).
While there is not a cure for glaucoma, it’s possible to control the eye disease and prevent it from causing vision loss. If you suffer from glaucoma, you want to know everything you can do to prevent it from progressing. Let’s go over some tips that will help you preserve your vision.
You’ve made the decision to undergo LASIK laser eye surgery, and you are in good company. To date, more than 40 million LASIK procedures have been performed worldwide, making it the most popular elective surgical eye procedure in humans in the world. LASIK makes it possible for those patients that choose it to experience clear, concise vision with little or no need for prescription vision aids such as glasses or contact lenses.
Orthokeratology, also called ortho-k, is an innovative new treatment that enables patients to see clearly without glasses, contact lenses or laser eye surgery. It involves the use of bespoke designed and fitted contact lenses to temporarily reshape the cornea to improve patient vision.