Have you ever felt your eyelid suddenly begin to twitch involuntarily? If so, then you’ve experienced a condition called myokymia. Typically, only the lower eyelid of one eye is affected, but it is possible for the upper eyelid to twitch as well. While the eye twitching is usually harmless, if it persists, it may be a sign of a neurological condition. As with any visual health concerns, it’s best to consult with your optometrist if you’ve been experiencing frequent bouts of myokymia.
After the age of 40, you may experience changes to your vision. Even if you’ve never needed eyeglasses before, you might find that you suddenly need a pair for activities like reading or looking at your phone.
In this post, Opti-Care highlights common eye conditions that arise later in life.
Patients with night blindness, also known as nyctalopia, have difficulty seeing at night or in dimly lit conditions. Night blindness can be a complication of myopia or retinal problems.
Hepatitis is a disease that primarily affects the liver, but it can affect your eye health as well. This condition is particularly dangerous because symptoms don’t manifest until significant damage has already been done to your eyes.
As you age, you will inevitably encounter a host of vision-related problems. One of the most common conditions affecting senior citizens is cataracts. But this condition isn’t exclusive to seniors.
Summer is always a fun time, especially for kids. As a parent, however, it’s important that you take steps to protect your child’s eyes during the summer.
Imagine stepping outside on a bright, sunny day. As a reflex, you’d reach for your sunglasses to help you see more comfortably, only to remember you need your eyeglasses to see where you’re going. For eyeglass wearers, this is a very common dilemma. [Read more…]
Spring is allergy season. One of the most annoying symptoms of spring allergies is eye irritation. Without proper treatment, eye allergies can put a real damper on your daily life and undermine your overall wellbeing.
Stephen Curry is one of the best NBA stars of the modern era. His reputation for shooting three-pointers for his team is nothing short of legendary. That’s why many fans were surprised to find out he has an eye condition called keratoconus.