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Common Genetic Eye Conditions You Should Know

Our genetics and DNA are magical things that help determine physical traits, such as your mother’s eye color or your father's nose. Genetics and DNA also combine the mental prowess of our parents, allowing us to be similar to them yet wholly unique. DNA provides humans solid, indisputable proof that we are of the same [...]

Uses of Epinephrine in Ophthalmology

When the average individual hears epinephrine they likely think about energy pills and drinks that were summarily banned in the past decade. While epinephrine abuse has an unfortunate history, epinephrine ophthalmic has been utilized for a very long time to benefit eye patients. Continue reading to learn more about epinephrine ophthalmic history, its uses, and [...]

What to Expect from an A Scan or B Scan

Has your eyesight been frustrating you recently? Not being able to see clearly will do that. Our eye can suffer from many common eye conditions and to discern what’s wrong, ophthalmologists and optometrists have various tests at their disposal. Two of the eye exams that Marano Eye Care in New Jersey utilized are the A [...]

9 Rare Eye Conditions

Unusual Eye Conditions You Didn’t Know About   In any medical field, there are always going to be certain medical conditions that we see on a daily basis. For ophthalmologists, common conditions include glaucoma, which per the Glaucoma Research Foundation afflicts over 3 million people, and cataracts, which according to the National Eye Institute, half [...]

6 Health Conditions that Also Affect the Eyes

These Medical Conditions Might Impact the Eyes The eyes are the ultimate gateway to the rest of the world. That’s why it’s important to make sure that your eyes stay healthy and your vision stays clear. The following conditions are not all common, but if you are suffering from unexplained eye symptoms, they may be [...]

Reasons and Ways Your Eyes Change as You Age

Understanding the Changes that Occur to Your Vision   As we age, the body goes through a myriad of changes. Some changes have no impact, while others are significant. But no matter what, the best ways to deal with these changes are to understand them as best we can and approach each issue accordingly. At [...]

Why Winter is Better Without Contacts or Glasses

How Winter Affects Your Eyes Winter is a season of harsh juxtaposition. The lifeless-seeming hibernation of nature is both stoic and minimal in its beauty, and any signs of life are amplified in their prominence. Unfortunately for people that have some need for vision correction, winter just isn’t as enjoyable for people whose eyes are [...]

10 Things Putting You at Risk For Macular Degeneration

Image via Wikipedia   Macular degeneration is the leading cause of vision loss, affecting millions of Americans throughout the United States. It is caused by the deterioration of the central portion of the retina, which records the images we see everyday and sends them through the optic nerve from the eye to your brain. The [...]