Cleburne Eye Clinic Blog

Cleburne Eye Clinic Blog

Cleburne Eye Clinic Blog

What Makes a Pair of Glasses High-Quality?

As someone who has worn glasses for many years, I've learned the importance of investing in a high-quality pair. Not only can they greatly impact your vision and overall eye health, but they also play a significant role in your everyday comfort and personal style.

Contact Lenses vs. Glasses: Which Is Right for You?

Do you need corrective eyewear to improve your vision? If so, you may be curious whether eyeglasses or contacts are better.

Can Dry Eyes Cause Permanent Eye Damage?

Dry eye syndrome is when the eyes fail to produce adequate tears to provide the required lubrication. Most people experience mild symptoms such as irritation or light sensitivity, but the symptoms can be severe for others.

8 Early Signs of Glaucoma and What to Do

It’s estimated that around three million people in the United States currently have glaucoma, with the vast majority being over 40. However, this number is expected to increase over the next decade, with predictions suggesting that over 111 million people globally will suffer from glaucoma by 2040.

Do I Need an Eye Exam?

When did you last go for an eye exam? For most people who have great vision, the answer to this is never. Eye exams are a form of preventive care the same way going to a dentist once a year is. They are a great way to ensure that your vision stays in good shape.

Process of a Contact Lens Exam

Contact lenses can be a great alternative to prescription glasses. Most people with vision problems do not wear contacts as their primary means of vision correction. Some patients can wear them on special occasions, while others can have them daily. Thus, contact lenses offer flexibility.

Diagnosing and Treating Cataracts

Cataracts are quite common in older adults. Typically, cataracts start developing when people are in their late 40s or 50s. However, people may take some time to start experiencing vision changes.

What is Meibomian Gland Dysfunction?

The meibomian glands are sebaceous glands located along the eyelids where the eyelashes are found. Their purpose is to create the oil that makes up a key component of the tear film. The oil in the tear film is responsible for floating on the surface of the tear film, keeping the eyes comfortable, and preventing the tear film from evaporating too quickly. Unfortunately, problems with the meibomian glands can have consequences for our eyes and vision. 

What Are Signs and Symptoms of Dry Eyes?

Many eye conditions affect U.S. adults, but dry eye is one of the most common. Dry eyes may sound purely like a symptom, but it is in fact the name given to a specific eye problem that will be experienced by most people at least once during their lifetime.

What is Dry Eye?

Many people think that tear film is only present when we cry. However, the truth is that our eyes are constantly covered in a thin layer of tear film and it is this that enables our eyes to move around smoothly and comfortably. If there is a problem with this tear film, our eyes can quickly start to feel dry and irritated. These symptoms are just some of those associated with a condition that is known as dry eye.

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