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What Causes Light Flashes in Eyes?

Submitted by salandvision on March 25, 2020 - 6:58 pm

Many conditions can cause photopsia – flashes of light in the eye. Light flashes in eyes can be harmless, or an indicator of a serious problem that needs immediate treatment. It is important to be evaluated by an eye doctor for an accurate diagnosis of the cause of light flashes in your eyes. Seek immediate…

What Does OD Sphere Mean?

Submitted by salandvision on March 18, 2020 - 6:46 pm

OD sphere is a term used for an eyeglass prescription. OD is an abbreviation for Oculus Dexter which is the Latin term for right eye. The term “sphere” means that the correction for nearsightedness or farsightedness is spherical, meaning equal in all meridians of the eye. On your eyeglass prescription, the value under the column…

What are the Early Symptoms of Glaucoma?

Submitted by salandvision on March 11, 2020 - 6:41 pm

Glaucoma is a group of diseases that affect the optic nerve and can lead to permanent vision loss due to a build-up of pressure in the eye. Glaucoma is a leading cause of vision loss and blindness. It is important to know the early signs of glaucoma so that it may be diagnosed and treated…

What Does a Visual Field Test Show?

Submitted by salandvision on March 4, 2020 - 6:38 pm

Regardless of your age or physical health, it is critical to have your vision checked regularly. Routine vision tests are important for general health maintenance. In addition to evaluating a person’s eyes for glasses and/or contacts, during an eye exam in Dallas, Dr. Saland will check the patient’s eyes for eye diseases and other problems…

What Are Some Ways to Protect Your Eyes?

Submitted by salandvision on February 25, 2020 - 7:02 pm

Your eyes are valuable and worth protecting! Failure to follow proper eye protection practices can result in injury, infection, eye disease and even loss of sight.  To protect your eyesight and keep your eyes healthy as you age, consider these simple guidelines: Protect your Eyes from Harmful UV Light. When outdoors during the daytime, always…

How to Prepare for an Eye Exam

Submitted by salandvision on February 18, 2020 - 6:58 pm

An eye exam is a critical part of maintaining your overall health and well-being, and therefore, regular eye exams should be incorporated into your health routine. Comprehensive eye exams assess your vision and the health of your eyes, looking for early signs of disease that may not have obvious symptoms.  Unlike going to the dentist,…

How Long Does It Take for Diabetic Retinopathy to Develop?

Submitted by salandvision on February 11, 2020 - 6:55 pm

Diabetic retinopathy is a common complication of diabetes which affects the small blood vessels in the lining at the back of the eye. This lining is called the retina. A healthy retina is necessary for good eyesight. Diabetic retinopathy can cause the blood vessels in the retina to leak or become blocked and damage your…

Do All Diabetics Get Retinopathy?

Submitted by salandvision on February 4, 2020 - 6:53 pm

Diabetic retinopathy is a common complication of diabetes which affects the small blood vessels in the lining at the back of the eye. This lining is called the retina.  A healthy retina is necessary for good eyesight. Diabetic retinopathy is a serious condition that can cause the blood vessels in the retina to leak or…

What are Some Reasons for Itchy Eyes?

Submitted by salandvision on January 25, 2020 - 5:29 am

Itchy eyes can be annoying and frustrating. Whether it’s due to allergies, an illness or something else, it can be bothersome to say the least.  Itchy eyes affect all of us from time to time. Usually it lasts only a few minutes and then goes away. But sometimes the itching can become overwhelming and last…

Dry Eye Symptoms

Submitted by salandvision on January 18, 2020 - 5:25 am

Dry, itchy eyes is the most common complaint that eye doctors hear from their patients. People of all ages experience mild to severe dry eyes. Common dry eye symptoms include:  Stinging  Burning  Grittiness  Scratchy Sensation Sensitivity to Light  Excessive Tearing  Stringy Discharge Pain Redness Tired Eyes  Heavy Eyelids Contact Lens Discomfort  Blurred Vision  Dry eyes occur when…