Eye Disease Management at 20/20 Optometric of Fresno in Fresno, CA
If you have eye disease or a family history of it, you want the best for your care. At 20/20 Optometric we have eye disease management down to a science. We treat these common eye diseases with a personalized care plan to best suit you and your particular situation.
Common Eye Diseases and Symptoms:
Cataracts This disease is relatively common around the globe. It is a “cloudy” area in the normally clear lens of the eye. Symptoms include blurry vision, loss of color vision, and signs on the eye itself. Treatment is often surgery.
Glaucoma According to the American Optometric Association, this is the second leading cause of blindness. It covers a group of disorders that damage the optic nerve. Symptoms include spots on side of vision and no symptoms. Treatment depends on the type, and may be medication or surgery.
Macular Degeneration This is vision loss related to the macula. It is the main cause of severe vision loss in adults over fifty. Symptoms are waviness in vision, lack of clarity, lack of color in vision, and dark spots. Treatment depends on the type of macular degeneration you have an varies from dietary changes, to laser treatment, and supplements.
Diabetic Retinopathy This is eye damage to the retina caused by diabetes. Symptoms include seeing spots, blurred vision, and problems with night vision. Treatment starts with monitoring and a strict diet to control progression, and possibly laser treatment if the disease progresses.
Dry Eye As the name implies this condition is caused by a lack of lubrication in the eyes. Symptoms include irritation in various forms from the sensation of something in your eyes, to burning, or a gritty feeling. Treatment ranges from eye drops, supplements, to blocking the ability of the eye to drain tears.
Contact 202/20 Optometric of Fresno in Fresno, CA to Schedule your Exam Today!
Call us today at (559) 221-8900 to set up a comprehensive exam and start your personal eye disease management plan with us. At 20/20 Optometric of Fresno we proudly serve patients in Fresno, CA and the surrounding areas. There is no reason to go about eye disease without proper support, come to us for eye disease management to slow or stop your symptoms.