Eye Conditions

Twin Falls Eye Doctor Eye Conditions

Eye Conditions

There are various types of eye conditions that could be affecting your eyesight. Some of these eye conditions may have long-term consequences if not properly treated. Below is a list of common eye conditions we see and treat at our office. Make sure to call our office to set up an appointment with one of our doctors if you feel like you are suffering from one of these eye conditions. Remember, we are here to help you and your eye sight.

Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD), is the leading cause of vision loss and blindness among Americans age 60 and older. Continue Reading

Cataracts

A cataract is a clouding of the eye’s lens. Cataracts are one of the most common causes of vision loss, because they are part of the normal aging process. Continue Reading

Diabetic Eye Disease

Diabetic eye disease, is a common eye disease that causes damage to the retina. Diabetes can damage a person’s eyes without them knowing. Continue Reading

Dry Eyes

Dry eyes happens when there is a breakdown in the quantity or quality of tears to moisten and protect the eyes. Tears are more than just water. Continue Reading

Floaters & Flashes

It is not uncommon for people over 40 to have spots or specks appear in their vision from time to time, but could be an early sign of a retinal tear. Continue Reading

Glaucoma

Glaucoma is a disease that damages the eye’s optic nerve and can result in vision loss and blindness. It is the leading cause of blindness in the United States. Continue Reading

Stye

A stye is a red, small lump near the edge of the eyelid; usually a result from an infection of a blocked gland. Styes are not normally harmful to vision Continue Reading

Droopy Lids

Droppy lids or ptosis referes to drooping of an upper eyelid of one or both eyes. Ptosis can affect both children and adults, but is more common in adults. Continue Reading

Astigmatism

The front surface of the eye called the “cornea” is dome-shaped like a sphere. In Astigmatism, the surface of the eye is not perfectly spherical. Continue Reading

Lazy Eye

Lazy eye is poor vision in an eye that did not develop normal sight during early childhood. The best time for correction is during infancy or early childhood.Continue Reading

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