Diabetes is a disease that’s rapidly on the increase in the Bronx,3 and may lead to eye health problems such as diabetic retinopathy and macular edema. Children as young as 6 have been diagnosed with serious diabetic eye issues.
Increased use of digital screens is also causing vision problems in both children and adults.
Presbyopia is a condition that makes focusing on close objects more difficult. It is a normal part of the aging process that happens slowly over time, usually beginning around age 40.
Cataracts are cloudy patches in our vision.
Glaucoma, left untreated, can lead to permanent vision loss or total blindness.
When your vision in seriously impaired, it can be very scary. We rely on our vision to connect with the world around us.
Our ophthalmologist provides both general and subspecialty eye care. Prevention and preservation are key for eye health, since so many conditions are affected by aging. Through regular eye exams and optometric exams, we aim to detect any issues in their early stages.
Don’t take your vision for granted. If you are suffering from symptoms such as blurred- or double-vision with headaches, dry or irritated eyes, or any eye pain of any kind, make an appointment with our ophthalmologist.