Avoiding the Dangers of Eye Diseases
Are your eyes often red or irritated? Do they feel dry, almost gritty? Does your vision occasionally become blurry? Many people who are experiencing these symptoms often dismiss them as mere annoyances, or something that they can live with. However, there’s a potential danger inherent with this line of thinking. The aforementioned conditions could be the byproducts of much more serious eye diseases, and avoiding treatment now could result in major vision impairment in the future. Fortunately, our staff here at Today’s Vision Rayford can offer the early intervention needed to address these issues before they lead to further visual deterioration.
Common Eye Conditions
There are any number of diseases or degenerative conditions that could be causing the eye irritation you’re currently suffering from. They include:
- Glaucoma: In simple terms, glaucoma leads to an increase in pressure within your eyeball, damaging your optic nerve.
- Cataracts: Cataracts causes the lens of your eye to cloud and become opaque, obscuring your vision.
- Diabetic retinopathy: The frequent fluctuations in blood sugar levels that diabetics suffer from can cause damage to the blood vessels in the tissues at the back of your eyes. These will often cause you to see flashes or floaters.
We Can Help
While each of these conditions can lead to permanent eye damage, the good news is that with early detection and treatment, their harsher manifestations can easily be avoided. Typically, all that’s needed to discover which particular eye disease you may be suffering from is a routine eye exam. The treatment required to affectively address your condition could range from simple lifestyle changes or vision therapy to more complex interventions such as surgery. Whatever it is, we have the tools and technologies needed to help.
Don’t Wait Any Longer
Many believe the “one-size-fits-all” solution to vision problems to be to simply to slap glasses or contact lenses on you and call it good. However, we here at Today’s Vision Rayford strive to dig deeper to discover what’s causing your eye irritation. You can trust us to effectively pinpoint and diagnose the issue, and provide you with the treatment options needed to address it. To schedule a consultation appointment, just give us a call or fill out our online contact form.