Protecting Your Long-Term Vision
Comprehensive eye exams at Erie Shores Eyecare go beyond updating prescriptions—they play an important role in detecting early signs of eye diseases. Detecting and treating eye diseases early can be a crucial step in preserving vision.
Regular eye exams help our team identify subtle changes that may indicate the presence of eye diseases. Your vision is invaluable, and we’re here to help preserve it. Book your next appointment online today.
Early Detection & Treatment
The early detection of eye diseases allows our team to formulate personalized treatment plans promptly, and can make a big difference when it comes to preserving your vision long-term. Our diagnostic arsenal includes a range of innovative technologies designed to identify abnormalities and signs of potential issues.
The Different Forms of Eye Disease
Understanding various forms of eye diseases is essential for early recognition. When you’re aware of the early signs of eye disease, you can be more informed about when to schedule a detailed exam to check in on your eye health.
Patient education is an important aspect of what we do at Erie Shores Eyecare. Our experienced team has managed the different forms of eye disease for many years, and we bring that expertise to every patient interaction.
Following the diagnostic stage, we begin preparing a personalized treatment plan based on your needs.
Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is a progressive disease affecting central vision. Subclinical AMD involves night vision difficulty and impaired dark adaptation. Dry AMD is the most common form and occurs as the macula thins with age. Wet AMD, less common but more severe, results in faster vision loss due to abnormal blood vessel growth.
Cataracts form when the eye’s lens becomes clouded, leading to blurry vision, decreased night vision, and muted colours. Cataract surgery can often effectively remove them and restore vision.
Sudden flashes or a shower of floaters may indicate an eye emergency. Seek immediate assistance for potential retinal detachment.
Diabetes increases the risk of eye diseases such as cataracts and diabetic retinopathy. Diabetic retinopathy damages retinal blood vessels and requires regular eye exams.
Dry eye results from inadequate tear production or a lack of quality tears, causing discomfort and various symptoms. Several in-office and at-home treatments are available to help you find relief from dry eye discomfort.
A scar tissue layer forming on the retina’s surface characterizes epiretinal membrane, affecting visual clarity. Observation or surgical procedures may be recommended based on your symptoms.
Stop Eye Disease in Its Tracks
Our dedicated and experienced team at Erie Shores Eyecare is equipped to help manage different forms of eye disease. Book your appointment online today to stay on top of your eye health and visual comfort.