There are many eye diseases that we, as optometrists, diagnose. This section introduces you to a few of the most common types of eye diseases. It is important to have your eyes examined on a regular basis to prevent or minimize the damage which these diseases could have.
Please be aware that the following information is general in nature and does not constitute a clinical diagnosis or treatment advice regarding a particular disease or condition of the eye or related systemic conditions.
Control Your Risk Factors!
- Wear sunglasses
- Eat dark green and orange vegetables (spinach, carrots)
- Stop smoking
- Increase fish consumption
- Control your cholesterol and blood pressure
- Lower your fat intake