Wednesday, July 17, 2013
Bayview Optometrics now offering Carl Zeiss Vision—a leader in customized lenses—now offers ZEISS Progressive Individual 2, a customized progressive lens that extends the proven performance of ZEISS Individual through the application of several new and innovative design features.
Tuesday, June 25, 2013
AGE RELATED MACULAR DEGENERATION
As we age we sometimes see DRUSEN which are variably sized yellow deposits that form between the retinal pigmented epithelium (RPE) and Bruch's membrane. They are commonly found in aged eyes, however, numerous and/or confluent drusen are a significant risk factor for age-related macular degeneration. It is important to protect your eyes from UV rays, quit smoking, eat healthy, and see your eye doctor annually.
Monday, April 1, 2013
CAPE COD DIABETIC EYE CARE
Approximately 16 million people in the United States have diabetes and one-third of them do not know it. Diabetes is the leading cause of new blindness among adults and people with diabetes are 25 times more likely to become blind than people without it. By detecting and treating diabetic eye disease early through annual, dilated eye exams, people with diabetes can preserve their sight. What does Diabetes have to do with my eyes? Diabetes can harm your vision or even cause blindness. With diabetes, your body does not use sugar the right way. This can effect the blood vessels (arteries and veins) in your eyes and other parts of your body.