Cataracts develop naturally with age. They cloud the lens of your eyes, making it opaque and harder to see through. Today, cataracts are the leading cause of blindness worldwide. While there still isn’t a nonsurgical cure for cataracts, studies have revealed that certain foods can help slow this sight-threatening eye disease progression. Some eye doctors… Read More
Did you know that this month is Glaucoma Awareness Month? Glaucoma is called the thief of sight as it presents no warning signs, and once you’ve lost vision, it is irreversible. Keep reading to learn why it’s vital to raise awareness on this condition and why Glaucoma Awareness Month is important!
For patients with glaucoma, there are plenty of options available for treating high intraocular pressure. But how do you know what’s right for you? Keep reading to learn about some of the new glaucoma technology now available at Eye Physicians of Long Beach! What is glaucoma? If you just found out you have glaucoma, you… Read More
As we age, our bodies begin to change, and this is no exception to our vision. Individuals over the age of 40 commonly experience presbyopia, an eye condition that affects near vision acuity. There are many options available to treat presbyopia, and many patients use reading glasses to make up for the loss of clear… Read More
If you’ve had or are about to have cataract surgery, it’s important to know what to expect and how to prepare for the procedure. Many cataract patients have questions regarding physical activity following cataract surgery, and how quickly they can expect to resume normal activities. What guidelines exist regarding physical activity, and what can you… Read More