You might have heard that carrots are good for your eyes, but so are some other foods.
Anisometropia is a condition where one eye has significantly better vision than the other. That difference puts strain on the brain and can cause bad headaches. Watch Evan Kaufman, OD, explain this condition.
Approximately 2.4 million eye injuries occur in the U.S. each year. They happen at work, at home and on the playing field.
This Monday will bring a rare, must-see event: The moon will momentarily block the sun from our view. Don’t be in the dark about how to experience a solar eclipse safely.
The term glaucoma refers to multiple diseases where the eye's optic nerve can become damaged. The most common kind happens as a result of high eye pressure.
Most of us have experienced dry, irritated eyes at some point, perhaps from cigarette smoke or wind. But for some, dry eye is chronic. Women and the elderly are more at risk, although doctors aren't sure why.
If your vision is gradually getting worse, you might not notice. But your eye doctor will. Annual eye exams are especially important if you have diabetes, a major cause of blindness in adults over 40.
Evan Kaufman, OD, has been a practicing optometrist for eight years. He joined UVA’s Department of Ophthalmology in August of 2014. We caught up with him to learn more about his passion for eye care, as well as some common eye health questions.
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