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While dry eye isn’t a serious condition, it can have a major impact on your quality of life. You may find your eyes get tired faster or you have difficulty reading. Not to mention the discomfort of a burning sensation or blurry vision. Let’s take a look at dry eye treatments – from simple self-care to innovative prescriptions and therapies – to help you see clearly and comfortably.
Understanding dry eye will help you determine the best treatment option. Dry eye occurs when a person doesn't have enough quality tears to lubricate and nourish the eye. Tears reduce eye infections, wash away foreign matter, and keep the eye’s surface smooth and clear. People with dry eyes either do not produce enough tears or their tears are poor quality. It’s a common and often chronic problem, especially in older adults.
Contact lenses are the No. 1 choice of eyewear for many people. Comfortable and convenient, contacts provide crisp eyesight for almost every vision condition. In the past, you may have been told that contacts are impossible for you, due to a more complex ocular condition, such as astigmatism, dry eye, and presbyopia. Nowadays, that’s no longer the case. Advanced technology and new materials led to the design of various specialty lenses.
At Dr. Richard Hults and Associates, we’ll examine your eyes to determine the best contact lenses for your unique needs. We use cutting-edge equipment to evaluate your vision and diagnose or rule out any pre-existing ocular conditions. This is the most reliable way for you to enjoy sharp vision and lasting, quality eye health with contacts.
If you have a vision condition that classifies you as hard-to-fit, our caring eye doctors will work with you patiently to find the perfect solution. No matter what type you require, you can purchase your contact lenses in our Akron and Fairview Park OH, offices.
Macular degeneration, commonly referred to as age-related macular degeneration (AMD), is the single largest cause of sight loss in the developed world and affects more than 10 million Americans. It usually affects people over the age of 60, but has been known to affect those who are younger. It is a painless condition that usually affects both eyes with the loss being experienced in the central vision. It does not affect the peripheral vision, meaning that it does not cause total blindness.
The macula is the most sensitive part of the retina and is responsible for our central vision and what allows us to see fine details with clarity.
Diabetic retinopathy involves swelling, leaking or abnormal growth of blood vessels in or near the retina. There are multiple stages to this disease, the earliest of which may not present any symptoms you can see.