Common Diseases & Conditions
In addition to protecting your eyes from accidents, early detection and treatment of eye problems is the best way to keep your healthy vision throughout your life. By age 65, one in three Americans has some form of vision-impairing eye disease. Most do not know it because there are often no warning symptoms or they assume that poor sight is a natural part of growing older. To learn more about some of the most common eye diseases, please click on the below links, which include an overview of the disease, symptoms and diagnosis, treatments, and risk factors. If you suspect you or a loved one has one of the diseases, please contact your Eye M.D. at your earliest convenience for a proper screening.