According to the World Health Organization, age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is of the leading causes of vision loss in the world. AMD is typically asymptomatic in the early stages, which is why eye exams are needed to identify the condition. [Read more…]
As beautiful and fun fireworks are, they can also be extremely dangerous. In fact, in 2014 alone, 10,000 reported injuries were caused by fireworks and more than 10% of those injuries affected the eyes. With the 4th of July just around the corner, your optometrists from 20/20 Image Eye Centers share some tips on preventing this problem as we observe Fireworks Eye Safety Awareness Month this June.
Think your eyes are healthy? If you have not seen an eye doctor for a while now, you might be surprised at what they can find during an eye exam. Check out this infographic to know why you should undergo an eye exam asap. [Read more…]