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What are common eye diseases?

Common eye diseases that cause vision loss include age-related macular degeneration, cataracts, diabetic retinopathy, glaucoma, and retinitis pigmentosa. Learn more about eye diseases, with simulations.

What is a low vision eye exam?

The low vision exam is a highly specialized eye exam to determine the scope and extent of vision loss. Eye charts and tools are specifically developed to determine if the client can benefit from optical devices. Learn more about low vision exams.

Should I get an eye exam?

Anyone who begins to experience challenges with their vision, whether on the computer, reading a book or seeing street signs as they're driving, should go in for an eye exam. An adult without a vision problem should get a comprehensive eye exam every two years whether or not he or she has any visual symptoms. Adults who wear glasses or contact lenses or have an eye disorder should have an exam annually.

Are my vision changes normal?

Everyone’s vision changes with age. Some changes are normal; some are caused by age-related eye conditions. Find out the difference by visiting an eye doctor and getting a comprehensive eye exam. If you are experiencing changes in vision, or you know someone who is, request to schedule an appointment today.

What is Legal Blindness?

Legal blindness occurs when a person has central visual acuity (vision that allows a person to see straight ahead of them) of 20/200 or less in his or her better eye with correction. With 20/200 visual acuity, a person can see at 20 feet, what a person with 20/20 vision sees at 200 feet.

"Low vision" is uncorrectable vision loss that interferes with daily activities.

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