In a study that surveyed 2,044 respondents, it was found that the ailment that frightens the majority of Americans the most is vision loss. Most individuals surveyed (87.5 percent) believed that good vision is vital to overall health, while 47.4 percent rated vision loss as the worst possible health outcome. Respondents also ranked losing their […]
With the holidays now in full swing, it’s not uncommon that eye doctors are seeing an increasing number of patients complaining of various eye symptoms. What patients often don’t realize is that these symptoms are frequently caused by environmental and lifestyle factors that tend to accompany the holiday season. In this piece, we’ll cover four […]
In the last couple of decades, LASIK has become an increasingly well-known form of vision correction surgery that many people who are dependent on glasses or contact lenses turn to when they want to start living with restriction-free vision.
As with all revolutionary medical procedures, it was a long road to get to where LASIK is […]
At EyeCare 20/20, when it comes to helping patients suffering from glaucoma, there’s one solution we use that stands out from the rest: the iStent® Trabecular Micro-Bypass Stent.
The iStent was the first medical device approved by the FDA for treating glaucoma and cataracts simultaneously. Used during the early stages of glaucoma, iStent is designed to […]
Thanksgiving is just around the corner! And this probably means that your kitchen is now (or soon will be!) stocked with all the traditional things that make Thanksgiving dinner so special. From turkey and sweet potatoes to collard greens and pumpkin pie, we’ll soon be enjoying all the delicious foods that this holiday is so […]
Artificial intelligence (AI), deep learning and machine learning are advancing the worlds of health care and wellness like never before.
In one study, for instance, it was discovered that an AI model using algorithms and deep learning diagnosed breast cancer at a higher rate than 11 pathologists. And new technology is tracking the behaviors and interactions […]
We all know that doing regular exercise is one of the best ways to stay fit and strong, but did you know that it can also keep your eyes healthy and preserve your vision?
Several studies have found connections between exercise and reducing the risks for a number of common eye conditions. One found that people […]
If you’ve never had a comprehensive eye exam before, or if it has been a few years since your last one, you may be unsure about what to expect during your check-up.
Don’t worry — your curiosity is not misplaced! After all, when it comes to a comprehensive eye exam, there are a lot of moving […]
As we immerse ourselves in the Halloween season and browse the web for the best deals on bulk candy, it’s probably not a great time to hear some bad news about chocolate. But if you’re a chocolate lover who makes healthy vision a priority, then you need to hear this.
Contrary to a previous report that […]
From alleviating dry eyes and easing digital eye strain to getting the red out of pink eye and soothing itchy eyes from allergies, over-the-counter (OTC) eye drops bring a lot of relief when it comes to short-term solutions for common eye ailments.
But if you find yourself using eye drops frequently, or have relied on eye […]