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Management of Ocular Diseases

DSC 3370Checking vision is only the beginning...

Primary Care Optometry goes beyond checking for a prescription for glasses. It is very important to keep up with routine eye exams even when vision is great. Many eye diseases are irreversible if caught too late. Utilizing cutting edge technology we are diagnosing and managing with greater precision, diseases like Glaucoma, Macular Degeneration and Cataracts. Earlier and more precise diagnosis means earlier treatment and better outcomes. We are taking an aggressive approach to diseases that previously had few treatment options. Great advances have been made in the treatment of these diseases.

Doctors Vision Care makes it a policy to ensure that all staff members are up-to-date on the latest technology and techniques to make your visit as comfortable and effective as possible. As optometric technology changes, it is even more important to select an eye doctor who has all the right optometry qualifications and follows the latest developments in eye care.

Below is additional information on some of the most common causes of vision loss and eye disease.

  • Cataracts are a common cause of vision loss after age 55. Learn more about recognizing cataracts symptoms, protecting your eyes and understanding cataract surgery.
  • Glaucoma is a condition that causes damage to your eye's optic nerve and gets worse over time, early diagnosis will always give the best prognosis for vision.
  • The macula is the portion of the retina which provides sharp, central vision, and is involved in processing the fine details of the image. The breakdown of the macula is a disease called macular degeneration.
  • Diabetes and vision go hand in hand. If you have diabetes, you need to know that having this systemic disease puts you at greater risk for developing vision problems.