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What is Ptosis?
Ptosis is a drooping or falling of the upper eyelids. Although unnoticeable most of the time, those sleepy-looking eyes or slightly saggy upper eyelids can become severe enough to impact your vision. Fortunately, this condition is treatable and can improve both your vision and appearance. Ptosis Most people refer to this eye issue as droopy eyes due to the nature of the upper eyelid “drooping” over the eye. While the condition typically only affects one eye, there are situations where both eyes may be affected. The severity of the condition will vary from patient to patient. For example, the droopinessRead More
When we see color, our eyes perceive various wavelengths of light. Our eyes contain two types of cells or photoreceptors that allow us to process light and distinguish colors. There are two types of photoreceptors: rods and cones. Rods detect different light and dark sensitivities while cones detect colors when light is present. This explains why things look different in the dark. Each wavelength of light displays a different shade of color, reds have the longest wavelengths while blues have the shortest. Color blindness, an often-misunderstood condition, means your eyes don’t see color the way they should. Though many peopleRead More
National Glaucoma Awareness Month
January is recognized as National Glaucoma Awareness Month and during this month we join optometrists around the nation in spreading awareness about this particular ocular disease. Glaucoma is one of the leading causes of vision loss, affecting over 3 million people within the United States alone. What is Glaucoma? Glaucoma is an eye disease that affects the optic nerve within your eye and its ability to function properly. Your optic nerve is responsible for transmitting visual information from your eyes to your brain. Glaucoma can be difficult as most patients do not experience any symptoms due to the gradual lossRead More