Category: Eye Disease

What You Need to Know About Diabetic Eye Disease | Seattle Eye Center

The health of your vision is paramount at any age. While there are many health issues that can improve over time with treatment or medication, vision loss is irreversible. If you suffer from diabetes, there is a significant chance you could be at risk of developing a diabetic eye disease. There are several eye diseases… Read more »

Cornea Injuries & Disease: What You Need to Know | Seattle Eye Clinic

Your corneas play an important part in your ability to see correctly. They focus and bend light that enters your eyes and help keep dust, dirt and germs out. If one or both of your corneas are damaged, then your ability to see clearly can be severely impaired.  A corneal transplant could help in this… Read more »

What You Need to Know About Macular Degeneration | Seattle Eye Clinic

Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is the leading cause of loss of vision in people age 50 and older. This eye condition causes damage to the macula, which is a spot near the center of the retina. It is responsible for the ability to see straight forward. At Clearview Eye & Laser, we are committed to… Read more »

Commonly Asked Questions on Cataract Surgery | Seattle Eye Surgeons

A cataract is a clouding of the lens in the eye that affects vision. While the exact cause is unclear, it is mainly associated with advancing age. According to the American Academy of Ophthalmology, more than 24.4 million Americans age 40 and older have cataracts. By age 75, approximately half of all Americans have cataracts…. Read more »