ABOUT COMMON EYE CONDITIONS
At Focal Point Vision in San Antonio, TX, our team of board-certified ophthalmologists and optometrists regularly diagnose a range of common eye conditions, ranging from the mildly irritating to more harmful. These include styes, blepharitis, macular degeneration (both wet and dry), and diabetic retinopathy. Each of these issues has its own signs and symptoms associated with them and require varying levels of treatment and care. While styes and blepharitis are problems that affect the eyes/eyelids on a surface level, macular degeneration and diabetic retinopathy are internal eye diseases that can have dire consequences.
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HOW ARE EYE CONDITIONS TREATED?
If you notice any abnormal symptoms or a reduction in the quality of your vision, you should schedule a consultation with our team immediately. During this appointment, one of our highly trained eye doctors will perform a physical assessment of your eyes and ask about your symptoms to determine what the issue is. Depending on what is found, we will then develop a personalized treatment plan to restore your vision and eye health. Styes and blepharitis can often be treated during a short treatment session or with prescription drops or medication, but macular degeneration and diabetic retinopathy typically require more advanced care, such as surgery.
WHAT TO DO IF YOU HAVE AN EYE CONDITION
Anything that impacts your eyes can be incredibly damaging, even the most common of complications. This is why keeping up with your eye health is important. To ensure that your vision remains clear and your eyes stay healthy for years to come, we encourage you to have any conditions diagnosed and treated as soon as symptoms start to develop. Get in touch with our team at Focal Point Vision in San Antonio, TX if you have any questions or concerns about your ocular wellness.
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