Common Types of Cataract

common types of cataracts

There are Three Common Types of Cataract Ophthalmologists categorize cataracts in different ways. The most basic method of classification is according to the location of the actual opacity (cataract). There are actually different kinds of cataracts. Three of the most common types of cataracts are related to the aging eye. […] Read more »

Eye Spots, Flashes and Eye Floaters

Almost everyone will experience a small moving dark spot in their vision. These are commonly named floaters and are especially common when looking directly at a light background or into bright lights. The perception of floaters is medically known as myodesopsia. What are Eye Floaters? Eye floaters are condensed proteins […] Read more »

Macular Degeneration

macular degeneration diagram

Macular degeneration (AMD) is an aging disease in the central area of the retina, the macula. There are two forms; Nonexudative (dry) and exudative (wet). Non Exudative (Dry) Macular Degeneration Symptom is usually a gradual decrease in vision. Result of tissue atrophy and deposits (drusen). Treatments include AREDS multivitamins, fish […] Read more »

Diabetes and Your Eyes

What is the connection between diabetes and the eyes? Diabetes can damage almost every part of the eye. Indeed, it is the leading cause of adult blindness in the United States. The danger increases with the length of the illness. Two-thirds of diabetics will show signs of eye damage after […] Read more »