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Did you know that it is possible for an eye doctor to see blood vessels in your retina directly? This means that it is possible to identify eye conditions during a retinal examination. Doctors can also see signs of other conditions, such as diabetes, stroke, hypertension, and heart disease, in the retina.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, at least 45 million people in the United States wear contact lenses. Wearing contacts proves to be more convenient than wearing eyeglasses for most people. The most common choices are daily and monthly contacts. Deciding which one to purchase can be daunting. If you want to understand which of these suits you best, here’s what you should know.
There are many different conditions that can affect our eyes and potentially compromise our vision. Three of the most common are glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy, and macular degeneration. Here’s what you need to know about these eye diseases and the treatment that is available.