Does Having Diabetes Increase Your Risk of Other Eye Conditions?
Uncontrolled diabetes can make you more likely to develop certain eye conditions. These eye conditions can significantly affect your eye and vision health and even cause vision loss. Keep reading to learn the effect diabetes has on your eyes and common eye conditions you may develop if you have diabetes! Effect of Diabetes on Your…Read More
Can I Wear Contact Lenses If I Have Cataracts?
A cataract is the clouding of your eye’s natural lens. There are different types of cataracts. Most progress slowly over several years. Due to the slow progression, you might not immediately notice any changes in your vision. However, some types of cataracts can grow quickly, affecting your vision in only a couple of months. Although…Read More
What is a Cataract?
Have you noticed your vision slowly worsening over the last few years? Have you needed to update your glasses prescription more than usual recently? Although you may think it’s just part of getting older and aging, these are some signs of having cataracts. Cataracts form in the natural lens of your eye. Over time, they…Read More
Why is UV Safety Month Important?
There’s no doubt that sunlight can damage your body. Covering your skin in the sun, wearing sunscreen, and staying indoors during the sun’s strongest hours are good ways to prevent sun damage. All these strategies protect your skin from getting harmed by the harsh UV rays the sun emits. But did you know that UV…Read More
Why Not Start Off The New Year With An Eye Exam?
Most people take the new year as an opportunity to start on a fresh note and try to be the best version of themselves. This may involve exercising more or reading more books. But one of the best ways you can start off in 2021 is by making sure your eyes are in good shape!…Read More
What Are The Best Questions To Ask Before An Eye Exam?
Frequent eye exams are a must if you want to maintain healthy eyes. There are many different things that can go wrong with your vision. They all have one thing in common: the sooner you know about them, the better. At Eye Physicians and Surgeons of Arizona, we are prepared to help you understand what…Read More
4 Tips For Picking An Eye Doctor
When you choose a healthcare provider, it is important that you do it well. A foundation of trust and communication is necessary, otherwise, a lot can go wrong. Anxiety over treatments may cause you to miss appointments. If you don’t have all the information you need or vice versa, it’s frustrating all around. The same…Read More
3 Ways To Improve Eye Care This New Year
You should always be seeking to improve yourself. Many people use the new year as a way to start off with a “clean slate” – to begin building and growing. Usually, people will try to exercise more, read more, or learn a new skill. There is an unlimited number of ways for you to improve…Read More
5 Reasons Everyone Should Have Routine Eye Exams
A common question we receive from patients is, “Do I really need to have a routine eye exam every year?” For many people, having eye exams this often can feel like overkill — especially if that person doesn’t wear glasses or contacts. Our answer is yes — it is important to have routine eye exams…Read More
5 Facts You Should Know About Glaucoma
Glaucoma is a serious condition where pressure builds up on your optic nerve, causing progressive damage. If it isn’t caught early on, glaucoma can lead to total vision loss. And unfortunately, it often does — glaucoma is the number one cause of blindness across the world. But all hope is not lost — early detection…Read More