Many conditions and disorders can affect the eyes. It's important to get your yearly eye exam every year so that any problems can be caught as early as possible. There are many treatments for various conditions and disorders. When it's time for your ophthalmologist appointment, call us at our Lubbock, TX, office to schedule your eye exam with the optometrist.
If you have corneal disorders, there are a wide variety of treatments that you may need to treat them. Corneal disorders can have a big effect on your vision, and it's important to make sure you have regular eye appointments to catch these disorders early.
Diabetic Eye Diseases
Diabetes can affect the eyes in several ways. Many diabetic eye diseases can cause a loss of vision, so it's important to have an early diagnosis. Some treatments can be provided for many of these conditions.
This common eye condition can be caused by a broad range of causes. Everything from being outdoors without sunglasses to the drier air in the winter can cause it. When you have dry eye, it causes a lot of frustrating symptoms. There are ways that we can treat your dry eye, so call us to see the ophthalmologist if you think you have this condition.
Macular degeneration is a serious eye disease that can cause permanent vision loss. It's important to get an early diagnosis for this condition so its progression can be stopped. Our eye doctor will screen you for this condition.
Another eye disease that requires early intervention is glaucoma. This eye disease can cause blindness if it isn't treated. Every eye exam includes a special test to see whether you may have glaucoma.
Retinal Problems and Tears
Several issues can come up with your retinas. When you have a retinal issue such as a tear, you need help for it to heal. Your retinas are checked during eye exams.
Whether you're nearsighted, farsighted, have astigmatism, or have some combination of these, you need an eye exam every year so that your prescription is fresh and able to help you see your best in the present.
Schedule an Appointment with Our Ophthalmologist in Lubbock, TX
Call West Texas Eye Associates today at (806) 792-5900 for more information or to schedule an appointment with our eye doctor.