A few years ago, my dear maternal grandmother visited an optometrist. After thoroughly examining my grandmother’s eyes, this medical professional informed her that she had cataracts in both of them. Concerned, my grandmother immediately made an appointment with a surgeon. The two surgeries to remove the cataracts from my grandmother’s eyes were successful. Scheduling annual eye exams is crucial. During these appointments, your optometrist will check for potentially harmful conditions such as cataracts, glaucoma, retinal detachment, nearsightedness, and farsightedness. On this blog, I hope you will discover the most important reasons you should visit your eye doctor every year. Enjoy!
11 January 2024
How often do we hear someone complaining that they cannot read the letters on a road sign or that the words on a book appear blurry? Many people, young and old, experience these types of visual disturbances, and one of the reasons may be an abnormality in the eye called astigmatism. In this blog post, we will delve into the signs of astigmatism, its causes, and how an eye doctor addresses it.