Myopia is a common “refractive error.” Since no eye is perfect, everyone has a refractive error which could be nearsighted, farsightedness, astigmatism, or presbyopia or a combination of all of them.
Past the age of 40, we all have loss of near vision like death and taxes. This process is called presbyopia. For doctor and patient alike, presbyopia can be a very frustrating condition as there are no complete fixes or cures.
A corneal abrasion or scratched cornea is a painful condition in which the top layers of the cornea are damaged by trauma to the eye. With proper treatment, corneal abrasions heal quickly.
Dry eye is a condition in which your eyes do not produce enough tears to properly lubricate the ocular surface. Dry eye affects millions of people worldwide and is one of the most common reasons patients visit an Optometrist.
Eye Pain can be caused by a variety of disorders. Some can be very simple and some can be very dangerous. Eye pain usually involves pain of the orbital tissues (eyelids or tissues around the eye) or pain of the eyeball itself.
Floaters and flashes of light in your vision are in most cases a normal age-related process which are a simple annoyance. However, in some cases they can be signs of serious retinal problems which need to be addressed immediately.