Keratoconus is a condition caused by your cornea protruding into a cone-like shape, while astigmatism is caused by an imperfection in the cornea or lens of your eyes. Both conditions can result in blurry vision. If you’ve recently been struggling with blurry vision, it’s important to get your eyes checked to be sure that you […]
Is Glaucoma Genetic?
Glaucoma is a progressive eye condition that affects over 3 million people in the United States. As it progresses, it causes damage to the optic nerve, which can lead to blurred vision or vision loss. The best way to detect it early is to go for regular eye exams. Glaucoma can affect anyone, but those […]
Is It Normal for My Baby to Go Cross-Eyed?
Infants develop their visual skills over time, from learning better hand-eye coordination to detecting color. Every day, they’re strengthening eye muscles and improving eye teaming (both eyes working together). So, it can look a little funny to adult eyes when your child is clumsily missing an object they’re reaching for or falling for a classic […]
Does Keratoconus Stop Progressing?
Our eyes are by far the most important sense organs, and if our other senses, such as taste and smell, fail, it’s our eyes that protect us from danger. Because of this, any condition that jeopardizes eye health can cause alarm. Keratoconus is a less common condition that can have serious consequences on your vision. […]
Is Keratoconus Genetic?
Diagnosing Keratoconus Many eye conditions and eye diseases can progress slowly, so many people don’t notice symptoms immediately. It’s crucial to see your optometrist regularly to protect your eye health and detect eye disorders like keratoconus. Regular comprehensive eye exams can help you and your optometrist keep a closer eye on changes to your eyes. […]
What Is an Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) Test?
Your optometrist conducts several tests during a comprehensive eye exam. One of the ways they check for eye diseases is with an optical coherence tomography test. What is this diagnostic test, and how does it work? Continue reading to learn more about optical coherence tomography, including what it is, how it works, and what diseases […]
Can Keratoconus Be Cured?
Several eye conditions can affect your vision, one being keratoconus. While not an immediate emergency, this condition can affect your cornea and overall vision. If you’re diagnosed with keratoconus, can it be cured? Continue reading to learn more about keratoconus, including what it is, how it affects you, and if it’s curable. What is Keratoconus? […]