4.88 million Americans ages 50 and older have experienced the dryness, burning and itching from dry eye disease. Dry eyes can be quite uncomfortable to experience, but are luckily very treatable. When possessing these symptoms, it is important to understand the causes behind them to effectively treat your eyes and improve your ocular health.

Do you have issues with your sight at certain distances? If so, you may have nearsightedness or farsightedness. These conditions occur due to the shape of your eye and how light is transferred to the retina. This post will discuss what it means to be nearsighted or farsighted, how they can be treated and eye health.

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.