What is Commotio Retinae?

What is Commotio Retinae?

Any blunt force trauma has the potential to damage the eyes directly or damage the area around the eyes. This impact can also cause damage that cannot be seen from the outside. Commotio retinae is a condition that occurs as a result of trauma to the eye and leads to...
6 Different Types of Cataracts

6 Different Types of Cataracts

A cataract is an opacity or haze in the crystalline lens within the eye. When a cataract forms, the cataract may reduce vision or create glare and halos. There are multiple types of cataracts that differ in the location within the lens and the appearance of the...
What Causes Flashes of Light in Your Vision?

What Causes Flashes of Light in Your Vision?

Seeing a flash of light in your vision is often associated with conditions that affect the back of the eye called the retina. A flash of light may be a symptom of a serious eye condition and should always be reason to seek eye care quickly.   Defining What a...
How to Adjust Glasses to Fit Better?

How to Adjust Glasses to Fit Better?

When glasses are initially manufactured, all of the frames are made in a similar, standard way. However, depending on the size, shape, and contour of your face, there may need to be adjustments made to the frame to allow the glasses to fit better.   Frame Shapes...
Does Medicare Cover Eye Exams?

Does Medicare Cover Eye Exams?

Medicare covers millions of Americans for their primary health care insurance. Unfortunately, there is some confusion regarding whether Medicare covers eye exams and glasses or contact lenses. Who is Eligible for Medicare? Medicare is a health insurance program that...