Improper disposal of contact lenses is contributing to one of the biggest problems the ocean is facing today: plastic pollution. In this blog, your local optometrist Eyes on Norbeck discusses why it is important to dispose of contact lenses properly.
Glaucoma is a cluster of diseases that damage the optic nerve, often leading to vision loss. Elevated eye pressure is the main risk factors. Low blood pressure and vascular factors can also contribute to the development of the condition.
When you first hear the word cancer, it’s hard not to get gripped by fear. Breast, prostate and lung cancers are all familiar, but you’d probably be surprised if your optometrist told you that it’s possible to have cancer in the eyes.