Glaucoma can affect anyone, but some may be at more risk. High-risk individuals should receive an eye exam to determine their eye health, and understanding your risk can help you know if you should see your optometrist. Is this glaucoma hereditary? Continue reading to learn more about this condition, including what factors may put you […]
What is Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT)?
During an eye exam, your optometrist doesn’t only test your vision. They’ll assess your overall eye health to check for eye diseases. Examining your eye health can help identify any potential problems. Several tools help your optometrist to examine your eyes, including optical coherence tomography (or OCT). What is OCT, and what is it used […]
The Link Between Myopia, Cataracts, & Glaucoma
Not being able to see things far away has become more common. Interestingly, this phenomenon coincides with more close-work in daily life, from the classroom, to the office, to our smart devices. Myopia (also known as nearsightedness) is a well-known refractive error. It causes difficulty seeing things from afar, while your close-range vision remains sharp. […]