A Future of Healthy Eyes
As you age, the chances of developing eye health conditions increases.
ProVision optometrists are not only committed to providing you with clear vision, they are passionate about the health and wellbeing of your eyes.
Continuous clinical education, investment in the latest testing technologies, and a reputation of delivering premium, personalised eye care, gives you the confidence of entrusting a ProVision optometrist with all your eyecare needs.
Many eye conditions become prevalent as we age, so regular eye examinations are vital in order to detect any changes to your eyes. By providing continuity of care, ProVision optometrists can detect even the slightest of changes to your eye health.
Types of Eye Conditions
Being aware of types of eye conditions and their symptoms can assist in early detection. Outlined below are the main eye irritations and eye diseases:
- Allergies - the impact of allergies on your eyes and some tips on relieving eye discomfort.
- Dry Eye - the incidence of dry eye increases with age as the production of lubricating tears diminish significantly.
- Conjunctivitis - also known as 'pink eye', cojunctivitis is an inflammation of the tissue that lines the inside of the eyelid.
- Floaters - seen as tadpole like substances floating around in front of your eyes, they are a build up of protein cells.
- Diabetic Retinopathy - all diabetics are at risk of developing this eye disease which damages the fine blood vessels in the retina.
- Cataracts - a cloudiness that can form in the lens of the eye causing vision problems.
- Glaucoma - refers to a group of diseases that affect the optic nerve at the back of the eye causing irreversible damage.
- Macular Degeneration - this disease affects the macula which is responsible for our central vision, causing blurriness and dark spots in your central vision.
- Pterygium - a triangular-shaped lump of tissue which grows on the eye surface, associated with exposure to ultra-violet radiation and hot, dry environments.
If you have any questions about these eye conditions, please ask your ProVision optometrist. You can search for your nearest ProVision optometrist here.