What Happens to Eyesight as We Age?

What Happens to Eyesight as We Age?

As we get older, our eyes and vision change. Here’s an age-by-age look at what to expect and watch for. What changes to our eyesight are normal? Big changes to our eyes happen over the course of several decades, ultimately affecting the way we see starting in our 40s....
What Does It Mean to Be Color Blind?

What Does It Mean to Be Color Blind?

If you have difficulties distinguishing certain colors, you might have a form of color blindness. But does having this vision condition actually mean you can’t see color at all? Here we learn more about how our eyes perceive color, and why some people see colors much...
All About Diabetic Retinopathy

All About Diabetic Retinopathy

If you or a family member have diabetes, then you probably know that diabetics are at risk for several eye conditions, including diabetic retinopathy. Here’s everything you need to know about this diabetic eye disease. What causes diabetic retinopathy? People with...
Rare Eye Diseases You Should Know About

Rare Eye Diseases You Should Know About

In a previous post, we covered common eye diseases like macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, and glaucoma. In this post, we look at three rare diseases of the eye: Retinitis pigmentosa, optic neuritis, and Stargardt’s disease.   Retinitis Pigmentosa  ...
Common Eye Diseases You Should Be Aware Of

Common Eye Diseases You Should Be Aware Of

Eye diseases sound scary — and they absolutely can be. That’s why it’s so important to protect your vision by educating yourself about what types of eye diseases exist, to know your risk factors, and to get regular eye exams.  Here’s everything you need to know...