Eye Problems and Eye Conditions Cured
Premier Eyecare and Optical places your eye health as our top priority. In order to prevent common eye conditions, we recommend you visit your optometrist and have comprehensive eye exams on a regular basis. Our experienced optometrists check for common eye condition symptoms and eye problems with advanced diagnostic eye care equipment to identify problems as early as possible. Our goal is to maintain your eye health and give you your best possible vision for years to come.
Some of the common eye conditions we come across regularly are listed below along with their symptoms. If you are experiencing any discomfort, contact Premier Eyecare for treatment and help in preserving your vision.
Dry Eye Syndrome • Hyperopia • Myopia • Presbyopia • Strabismus
Amblyopia, commonly known as lazy eye, occurs when one eye does not fully develop, resulting in weaker vision in that eye. While it is hard to spot lazy eye, you may notice your child favoring one eye over the other. It is vital to catch this as early as possible before the brain decides to permanently ignore the weaker eye. If you believe your child may have a problem, set up an eye exam for your child immediately.
When the cornea is irregularly shaped causing light to be incorrectly bent through your eye, you are suffering from astigmatism. In this case, your cornea is shaped similarly to a football instead of a basketball and your vision suffers a blurred effect whether looking at objects close to your or far away. Astigmatism can be corrected with eyeglasses, contact lenses, or refractive surgery in extreme cases.
Blepharitis is when your eyelid and eyelash line become inflamed. It is a result of poor eyelid hygiene, a bacteria infection, an allergic reaction, or an oil gland irregularity. While you can spot it easily from the red ring around your eye, there is no absolute cure, only management. Premier Eye Care and Optical can perform treatments to reduce the bacterial debris on your eyelids. You can also use eyelid scrub pads available at your optometrist’s office.
When sitting in front of a computer for an extended period of time, it’s possible to develop computer vision syndrome. You’ll experience blurred vision, neck and back pain, watery eyes, and headaches. Special eyewear used during computer work can be useful if you suffer from computer vision syndrome.
Dry eye syndrome is caused by a decrease in tear production. When your eyes do not produce enough tears to protect and cleanse your eye of dust and microorganisms, you eyes will feel gritty and cause you irritation. Your optometrist can determine if you have dry eye syndrome and give you the proper care you need to recover your comfort.
Known as farsighted vision, hyperopia results in being able to see objects at a distance but having difficulty focusing on objects close at hand. Hyperopia is caused by a shortening of your eyeball that prevents light from correctly falling on the retina. Premier can correct your vision with eyeglasses or contact lenses if you have hyperopia.
If you have trouble clearly seeing objects in the distance then you may suffer from myopia. It usually develops early in life but can develop later as well. Myopia can be corrected with eyeglasses, contact lenses, or LASIK surgery.
Your eyes continue to change as you age and one condition you may develop in your 40s is presbyopia. When you develop this condition you will have a harder time focusing on objects close to your eyes and will need to hold objects at arms length to see them clearly. Reading glasses, line or no-line bifocal lenses, or bifocal contact lenses may correct this vision problem.
Strabismus, also known as cross-eyed, occurs when your eye muscles do not function properly. This can cause your eyes to turn inward, outward, upward, or downward. You can have the affliction corrected early on when you notify your optometrist.