The summer season is in full swing, and with restrictions easing up, more people are spending time outdoors. Exposure to sunlight can increase the risk of eye conditions caused by UV radiation. In today’s post, local optometrist and eye care center Eyes on Norbeck share the conditions linked to UV exposure.
Cataracts are one of the leading causes of blindness. It can be caused by one or more factors, one of which is heredity and there is no known way to prevent it. However, a proper diet can help lower the risk of cataracts. To coincide with Cataract Awareness Month, local optometrist and eye care center Eyes on […]
Is it Cadillac’s or is it Cataracts ? Cataracts are clouding of the lens inside our eyes and it is the leading cause of vision loss in the United States. It hinders the light to pass through to the back of our eyes. Imagine your windshield is dirty and/or foggy, no matter how bright the […]
What are cataracts? We are all born with a clear lens in each of our eyes. As light hits the front of our eyes, it passes through the front clear layer called the cornea, then passes through the clear lens, and finally onto the back part of the eye called the retina. From then on, […]
The World Health Organization found that more than 50% of reported vision loss cases are caused by cataracts. Millions of Americans suffer from this disease. At Eyes on Norbeck, we believe that understanding this condition is an effective way to prevent it. Let your expert optometrist explain what you need to know about cataracts: