A routine eye exam entails a series of procedures to assess, and monitor over time, your vision as well as the health of your eyes. Eye exams can also reveal a wide range of other health problems. An ophthalmologist can detect signs of over 20 different medical risks and conditions with an intensive, but noninvasive, …
Month: June 2022
The retina is a thin tissue that lines the back of the eye. It contains light-sensitive photoreceptor cells that receive and send information to the brain through the optic nerve, and the brain interprets the information to develop images – giving what we call “sight.” Damage to the retina can result in impaired sight or even complete blindness.
Most traumatic eye injuries are work-related accidents or happen at sporting events. From blunt force to scratches, here is a breakdown of the types of eye injuries, and what to do and not do in the case of such an emergency.