I am losing my eyesight to a disease called MacTel, or Idiopathic Juxtafoveal Macular Telangiectasia. The doctor told me there was no treatment, but I found out that laser treatments or cryotherapy injections can be done.
My guide to buying prescription spectacles online, comparing the advantages and disadvantages relative to buying from a brick-and-mortar store.
Detached retina symptoms can erupt literally in a flash—and with a flash. Discover the warning signs from a real-life experience.
One day I briefly lost my sight in one eye. It turned out that I had glaucoma. I'll describe a procedure my ophthalmologist performed to control the pressure.
When I had floaters and flashes in my eyes, I learned that I had Posterior Vitreous Detachment (PVD). I'll tell you about the symptoms and what you need to do.
I wanted to share my experience with anyone who is considering getting LASIK eye surgery in the future.
Going to the optician is a common task for a vast number of us. However, when living abroad such simplistic tasks pose a series of learning curves and challenges. Buying glasses in China is the same.
The caloric test examines inner ear function in patients who have balance problems or who suffer from dizziness. Knowing what to expect can ease anxiety about the procedure.
A review of the postoperative results of a Crystalens AO implant. Observations, improvements, and problems from a patient's viewpoint.
I have been doing eye exercises for over four years, and my vision continues to improve. These simple vision-improvement exercises made a huge difference in the quality of my eyesight.
The cost of a Crystalens implant can vary widely. Learn how the cost can be affected by a surgeon's philosophy and product packaging—from personal experience and the experience of others.
When I saw large black lines and squiggles in my vision, I thought it might have been retinal detachment. However, after getting a retinal scan, my ophthalmologist told me it was just vitreous detachment—a normal part of the aging process.
When a person hears the word "cataract," one usually thinks of a condition that plagues aging adults—and by aging I mean folks who are in their 70's and beyond. That's what I thought, too...
Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) is an eye disease that steals your vision like a thief in the night. What is it? What are the symptoms? Learn more about this silent thief.