Eye Conditions

Think you’re suffering from an eye condition? At Collin & Kirk, we can help you out! Here you can read up on many different eye conditions, and how to deal with said eye conditions.

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 vision loss. ​What causes cataracts? Most cataracts are a normal change due to...

Computer Vision

Computer vision syndrome is the name for a group of eye and vision symptoms that might be experienced as a result of viewing a computer screen. These symptoms include eye strain, tired eyes, irritation, red eyes, blurred vision, double vision and headaches. What causes computer vision syndrome?...

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 have floaters and learn to live with them. Can floaters be treated? Sometimes, many new...

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 pressure is normal or low. What causes glaucoma? The fluid pressure that builds up inside...

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 pea. To focus clearly on close objects, such as when you read, special muscles in the eye...

Age-Related Macular Degeneration

The macula is responsible for the detailed sharp vision that is used for reading, driving, and seeing fine detail. The macula is responsible for the detailed sharp vision that is used for reading, driving, and seeing find detail. AMD generally occurs as a result of changes in the macula due to...

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 affect your vision. Dry eye is very common but people who...