A simple exam for blurry vision helped lead patient Dennis Sanderson to a proper diabetes diagnosis and receive the treatment he needed. Since starting his journey with Florida Eye Specialists and Dr. McGregor Lott, Dennis has seen a significant impact on his sight.
An eye emergency occurs any time a foreign object or chemical enters your eye, or when an injury or burn affects your eye area. No matter how severe, it is important to take the right steps to treat an eye injury to prevent temporary or permanent vision loss.
It’s normal to start experiencing changes as we age. The good news is that when it comes to our sight, we can see just as clearly as we did when we were young. Thanks to technological advances, it is possible to see even better than ever after certain procedures like cataract surgery.
With over 58% of the population suffering from dry eye, it is more than likely that your irritated, itchy eyes are caused by this common condition. Instead of letting things continue and worsen, take our free, 7-question dry eye test to finally get some relief. Answer the questions below to find out if it’s time
It’s easy to take your sight for granted. After about 40 years playing professional golf, I always relied on my sight to help me play my best.
According to the National Eye Institute, two out of every three cases of blindness or vision problems occur in women. Studies from the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) show that women are more likely to develop certain eye diseases, like age-related macular degeneration (AMD), cataracts, glaucoma and dry eye. Women face unique risk factors and
When you’re young, the lens of your eye is crisp, clean, and clear. As you head into your 60s, 70s, and 80s, that same lens will begin to cloud over. Similar to sagging skin over time, cataracts are inevitable for most aging people. In fact, more than half of people have them by the time
Throughout history, people have suffered a variety of uncomfortable symptoms based on the common lifestyle and working conditions of the time. Today’s symptoms are often results of our digital device use. Digital eye strain, in particular, has become a common condition in the twenty-first century. What is digital eye strain? Digital eye strain—sometimes referred to
Dr. David Kostick of Florida Eye Specialists recently performed a life-changing procedure for a teenage boy who needed eye surgery. Edward Yost, 19, was injured in an accident that resulted in a torn tear duct. Edward is very active and enjoys playing rugby. He regularly volunteers with organizations such as Baptist Sports, but he could
Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a chronic inflammatory disease that mostly affects the joints—but this disease can also affect your eyes. While it’s common to hear about arthritis affecting the joints, RA notoriously affects the entire body. Individuals living with RA may also develop conditions like dry eyes, inflammation leading to scleritis, Uveitis, retinal vascular occlusion,