Keratoconus is a serious eye condition where the cornea, the dome-shaped surface of your eye, begins to thin and gradually bulges outward, like a cone. It often results in astigmatism, nearsightedness, distorted or hazy vision and potentially legal blindness
There are many reasons, but a major one is inadequate lens fitting. Using old lenses, reusing lenses, not seeking help, rubbing your eyes, incorrect fittings, or using poor quality low grade lenses. Those who buy lenses online without a proper fitting by an eye doctor will may experience issues at some point.
Millions of people suffer from dry eyes and it's one of the most common complaints of patients here at Sigma Eyecare Optometrists. Dry eyes issues can stem from computer usage and prolonged screen time, something we all fall victim to on a daily basis.
Contact lens irritation leading to red eye is one of the most common conditions we see here at the clinic, yet it is also one of the most easily preventable conditions too. We know that there is a lack of education out there amongst consumers who accept a level of eye pain when wearing lenses and they are unaware when to seek help.
Glaucoma is a condition that damages the optic nerve in the back of the eye, leading to vision loss or even total blindness if left untreated. It is essential to understand that most people with Glaucoma have no early symptoms or pain. This makes it necessary to seek eye care services regularly so that you can diagnose and treat Glaucoma early on.