Cataracts are the top reason for vision loss in the world. In fact, more than 20 million individuals aged 40 and older are affected by this condition. Despite its widespread prevalence, false information about this disease still persists.
The conjunctiva refers to the thin tissue layer lining the inside of your eyelids. Although it’s transparent, it contains numerous blood vessels. When it becomes irritated, an inflammatory response may occur that includes blood vessel dilation, making it look like you have “pink” eye.
Your retina has a small spot near its center, referred to as the macula, that helps you see the objects in front of you. Over time, it may become damaged, causing it to gradually lose its functions, resulting in a condition known as age-related macular degeneration (AMD).
Tears are necessary for clear eyesight and overall visual health. Every time you blink, tears are spread across your cornea to keep your eyes moisturized. They also help wash away surface debris, reducing your risk eye irritations or infections.
At Guilford Eye Center, we are passionate about helping you achieve better eyesight through high-quality eye care. Apart from contact lenses and eyeglasses, we also provide LASIK eye surgery screenings. This can help us determine if you’re a good candidate for this procedure.
Your eyes perform an important function: providing you with the ability to see. This is why Guilford Eye Center stresses the importance of properly taking care of your eyes. In today’s post, your reliable eye doctor shares some great ways to do so.
Apart from eyeglasses and LASIK eye surgery, Guilford Eye Center also offers contact lenses as an effective way to correct vision problems. They provide improved visual clarity and comfort. They are also convenient to use. They are often classified according to their material, wearing time or replacement schedule. We discuss our options in detail here:
Irregularities in the surface of your eyes may alter the light-bending process within your eyes. Without proper management, these structural infirmities may lead to refractive errors. One common form you may have heard of is astigmatism. In today’s post, your expert eye doctor from Guilford Eye Center answers some of the most common questions about […]
Your eyes perform the important function of giving you the sense of sight. This is why it’s essential to take good care of them. One great way to start is to understand how they work. Let your trusted eye doctor at Guilford Eye Center discuss your visual system in detail.
Contact lenses have become one of the standard choices for improving your visual acuity. In fact, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has reported that in the United States alone more than 30 million individuals use them every day. To help you understand what makes them a terrific choice, your reliable eye care center talks about […]
Your eyes’s front side is covered and protected by the cornea. It is a smooth, clear, and dome-shaped structure, which plays key roles in receiving, controlling, and focusing light rays that enter your eyes. When the protein fibers supporting it weaken, however, this may result in its deformation, a vision disorder known as keratoconus. Your […]
Hyperopia, commonly known as farsightedness, is a refractive error currently affecting around 5% to 10% of the U.S. population. Over the years, it has been a major cause of concern for both children and adults. At Guilford Eye Center, we believe that having a good understanding of this condition is one way to prevent its […]
Tears keep your eyes moisturized to maintain your visual clarity and comfort. They also help wash away debris, dust and other foreign matter, preventing irritations and infections. When you don’t produce enough tears or they have inconsistent compositions, you may develop dry eye syndrome. Your expert eye doctor from Guilford Eye Center talks about this problem in […]
Impaired vision affects not only your overall health, but your daily tasks as well. This is why Guilford Eye Center offers contact lenses to help improve your eyesight. Although they provide many benefits to your visual health, certain misconceptions may discourage you from using them. Let your expert optometrists uncover the truth behind five common […]
Myopia, also known as nearsightedness, is the most common refractive error, increasing its prevalence over the years. It may cause difficulties seeing things from afar, reducing your daily efficiency. Let your trusted eye doctor from Guilford Eye Center talk about this problem in detail.
The optometry field’s continuous research and advances in technology have made it possible to create various types of contact lenses. Each one has their own distinct features and functions to improve your eyesight. For your understanding, let Guilford Eye Center discuss some of them in detail.
Many individuals have better face recognition than name retention, which is why creating a good impression matters. Your eyes, in particular, draw attention to your face. If you’re wearing eyeglasses, we recommend choosing a pair that enhances your facial contour, making your eyes stand out. Let Guilford Eye Center share four tips for picking the […]
A good preventive eye care plan is not complete without routine eye assessments. At Guilford Eye Center, we understand you may feel anxious about going to an eye clinic, let alone having your eyes examined. To help reduce your nervousness, your go-to eye care center will discuss things you can expect during one.
Welcome to Guilford Eye Center’s blog section. You can count on us to regularly post updates on the latest ocular services, products, and technologies here. We hope this can help you gain more insight into, and a better understanding, of the importance of maintaining your visual health. If you’re looking for dependable eye care tips […]
We will be updating this blog on a regular basis to keep you in touch with all the new things happening at our practice as well as regular updates on the latest industry news. There will be more than one contributor to make sure you get the breadth of topics and advice our team can […]