What is a Retinal Tear?

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.

Glasses for Every Face Shape

Finding the perfect glasses can be fun and doesn’t have to take an entire afternoon. The trial and error approach can be time consuming, and the sheer number of options overwhelming. Gulf Coast Eye Institute is here to help.

Diabetes and Your Vision

Having diabetes comes with many challenges to your health, but did you know your vision can also be negatively impacted by diabetes? There are a few diseases of the eye that are more likely to occur in people with diabetes as a result of it.

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