Eye Health Services

By: E.B. MEYROWITZ AND DELL OPTICIANS  09/02/2016
Keywords: Contact Lenses, Glaucoma, cataract

AMBLYOPIA Amblyopia in Bryant ParkAmblyopia, commonly known as lazy eye, is a condition where vision in one of the eyes is reduced because the eye and the brain are not working together properly. ANATOMY OF THE EYE The human eye is the organ of sight closely related to the brain and is best compared to a camera. ASTIGMATISM Astigmatism in Midtown EastAstigmatism is a common eye condition that is corrected by eyeglasses, contact lenses, or surgery. CATARACTS Cataract in Times SquareA cataract is a clouding of the normally clear lens of the eye. CONTACT LENS RELATED INFECTIONS While contact lenses are safely worn by many, there is a risk of developing eye infections.DIABETIC EYE CARE Diabetic Retinopathy in Times SquareIf you have been diagnosed with diabetes, you may be at risk of losing your vision since your body does not utilize sugar properly and, when the sugar levels rise, damage to the retinal blood vessels may occur. FARSIGHTEDNESS Farsightedness in Bryant ParkFarsightedness (hyperopia) is a common vision condition in which you can see distant objects more clearly, then near objects. GLAUCOMA Glaucoma in Bryant ParkGlaucoma is not just one eye disease, but a group of eye conditions resulting in optic nerve damage, which causes loss of vision. KERATOCONUS Keratoconus in Bryant ParkKeratoconus is an eye condition in which the shape of the cornea becomes distorted. MACULAR DEGENERATION Macular Degeneration in Bryant ParkThe term “macular degeneration” includes many different eye diseases, all of which affect central, or detail vision. NEARSIGHTEDNESS Nearsightedness in Bryant ParkNearsightedness (myopia) is a common vision condition in which you can see objects near to you more clearly, than objects far away. PRESBYOPIA Presbyopia in Bryant ParkPresbyopia is an age-related condition that causes blurred near vision. STRABISMUS Strabismus in Bryant ParkStrabismus (also called crossed eyes, deviation, heterotropia, squint, tropia) is a condition where both of your eyes do not look toward the same object together. TEARS AND DETACHMENTS Retinal detachment affects approximately 1 in 10,000 people each year. If left untreated, most retinal detachments will lead to loss of vision.

Keywords: Anatomy Of The Eye, astigmatism, cataract, Contact Lenses, Diabetic Eye Care, Fluorescein, Glaucoma, Macular Degeneration

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