Eye Conditions

Presbyopia

What is Presbyopia? Presbyopia is a common condition in which the lens inside the eye loses flexibility, making it difficult to focus on near objects. What causes presbyopia? Inside the eye there is a lens about the size of a…

Glaucoma

What is Glaucoma? Glaucoma is an eye disease in which the pressure inside the eye progressively damages the optic nerve. Glaucoma is a problem not only when the pressure is high; in some people it can cause damage when the…

Floaters

What are floaters? Floaters are small, dark, shadowy shapes that float within the eye and are seen in the field of vision. They occur when the clear jelly inside the eye, known as the vitreous, breaks down. Lots of people…

Dry Eye

Almost everyone has experienced a feeling of dry eye at some time. Some people have very mild eye, which causes only a temporary irritation. Dry eye can also be a long-term condition associated with great discomfort or pain, and can…

Cataracts

What are Cataracts? When the normally clear lens inside your eye becomes cloudy, this is known as a cataract. Having a cataract is like looking through a dirty window. They range from very small to large cataracts that can cause…