Common Eye Diseases

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
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