Your optometrist has many ways to identify issues with your eyes, including vision problems and eye diseases. They use technology during your eye exam to help identify and treat a range of eye conditions. An essential part of your eye exam is an eye health evaluation that involves retinal imaging. Retinal imaging can help detect […]
Can Stress Cause Dry Eyes?
Millions of Americans live with the uncomfortable symptoms of dry eye disease. With Americans also reporting overwhelming stress levels, it might cause you to wonder if stress can affect your physical health—specifically dry eyes. A recent study revealed an interesting connection between stress and dry eyes—stress doesn’t cause the condition, but it can make the […]
Is Bad Vision Genetic?
You’ve likely noticed that if one person wears glasses, their family members may wear them too. Refractive errors such as nearsightedness, farsightedness, astigmatism, or eye conditions may develop in grandparents, parents, and children alike. Having a family member with bad eyesight doesn’t necessarily mean you have deteriorating vision or an eye condition. However, some conditions […]