Retinal Tears & Detachments

Eye Health & Disease Retinal Tears and Detachments Retinal tears and detachments happen when the retina (the inner lining of the eye) is damaged. The retina is a layer of tissue that’s light-sensitive and sends visual information through the optic nerve to the...

Macular Degeneration

Eye Health & Disease Macular Degeneration Macular degeneration affects more than 10 million Americans. It is the leading cause of vision loss. This incurable eye disease is caused by deterioration of the retina in a portion of the eye called the macula. The...

Glaucoma

Eye Health & Disease Glaucoma Glaucoma is an eye disease in which damage to the optic nerve leads to progressive, irreversible vision loss. Eye doctors once believed it was simply a pressure problem in the eyes. It is now known to be a complex condition. There...

Eye Allergies

Eye Health & Disease Eye Allergies Allergies come in many different forms. People may experience hives or rashes from various foods or plants, sneezing from dust or pollen, and itchy eyes from dander. Of course, triggers and symptoms are different for everyone....

Dry Eye Syndrome

Eye Health & Disease Dry Eye Syndrome Dry eye syndrome occurs when we are not able to produce enough tears or when our tears are too thin. When our eyes are not properly lubricated, our vision and comfort can suffer greatly. Thankfully, there are treatments and...