Common Eye Problems

Computer vision syndrome: Do you use a computer at least 8 hours a day? Do your eyes feel tired, dry, or strained at the end of the day? Do you get headaches from prolonged computer work? All these symptoms may indicate that you are experiencing computer vision syndrome. The good news is that we can help! Come in for a comprehensive exam to determine what  solutions are available.

Dry eyes: Do your eyes burn, get red, and feel “sandy” or “gritty”? Do you rub your eyes frequently or use eye drops that don’t seem to work? We can help! There are a many treatment options available to you depending upon the severity of your condition.

Cataracts: Cataracts occur when the lens inside your eye becomes cloudy or hazy rather than clear. A careful eye examination will reveal if you have cataracts and what impact they are having on your vision.

Glaucoma: Glaucoma is a progressive (it gets worse) optic neuropathy (a disease of your optic nerve which connects your brain to your eye). It is often characterized by having high pressure inside your eye, but a careful examination will reveal whether your eye pressure is in fact high and if any damage has occurred to your optic nerve.

Have my eyes “gotten worse”?

While many things can affect the clarity of your vision, it is perfectly normal for your prescription to change with time. Children who do too much close work and older adults whose near vision decreases with time are all experiencing natural adaptations or changes that result in your prescription for eye glasses changing. Once a careful eye exam is performed, the cause of your vision change can be determined.