Common Eye Problems

The eyes are complex organs, with many parts that must work together to produce clear vision. Many common eye issues can be treated with early detection. While some issues might come with evident symptoms, others may be painless and you will see little change until the disease is more advanced. If you have any concerns or questions about the below common eye problems, please contact us today.

What Common Eye Problems Do You Experience?

Dry Eyes - Common Eye Problems

Dry Eye is actually a collection of symptoms caused by an imbalance in the quantity or quality of lubrication tears. Learn more about the symptoms of dry eye and what you can do to prevent it.

Allergies - Common Eye Problems

Symptoms of eye allergies, or allergic conjunctivitis, include watery, itchy, red, sore, swollen and/or stinging of the eyes. Itching of the eyes is one of the main symptoms. Learn more by clicking below.

Cataracts - senior eye care

Just behind the iris, the colored part of the eye is a lens. It’s called the crystalline lens because it is so clear. A cataract is a loss of the clearness of that lens.

Glaucoma - senior eye care

Glaucoma detection is one of the most important reasons why eye examinations should be performed. If this goes ndetected can cause total blindness. Learn more by clicking below.

Foreign Bodies - Common Eye Problems

Particles can blow or fall into the eye causing considerable irritation.If not treated in a timely fashion these foreign bodies can cause infection and complications in the eye.

Macular Degeneration - senior eye care

Macular Degeneration is a leading cause of vision loss in Americans over the age of 60.

At Looking Glass Optical, we highly recommend a comprehensive eye exam to access the health of your eyes. Many vision and eye problems can be prevented with early detection. Our exams include a wellness eye exam and vision analysis. It is a complete and comprehensive examination to help detect any issues early on. If you are experiencing any of the above symptoms or would like to learn more about the common eye problems, contact us today.