We often take our eyesight for granted. The CDC estimates that 93 million adults in the United States are at high risk for serious vision loss, but only half visited an eye doctor in the last 12 months.
Maintaining the health for your eyes is of utmost importance and should not be taken lightly. Below are the most common eye disorders and diseases. If you are experiencing any of the symptoms listed below, do not hesitate to call Medical Arts Clinic.
Do you find yourself squinting in order to see better? Do the street lights at night seem to “leak” when you are driving? Then you may be experiencing some of the symptoms that come with astigmatism! Astigmatism is a very common refractive error that occurs in about 1 and 3 people in the United States alone. Keep reading to learn about how astigmatism occurs, common symptoms, and ways it can be treated by your eye doctor.
Polarized lenses contain a laminated filter that allows vertical light to pass through but blocks the horizontally oriented light, eliminating the glare. They protect your eyes from the harmful light that could be potentially blinding.
If you are someone who spends a lot of time outdoors, polarized lenses would be a great choice for your next pair of sunglasses. This post will discuss the benefits of polarized lenses and how Medical Arts Eye Center can help you find the best pair of sunglasses to protect your eyes.
Blue light is a color in the visible light spectrum that can be seen by human eyes. The rays on the blue light end of the spectrum are shorter and have higher energy. You may not know it, but blue light is everywhere. It is emitted from the sun as well as many man-made light sources.