Thank you for visiting EyeCare Associates of San Bernardino, where our optometrist in Riverside CA gives patients the best in eye exams and eye screenings to help to catch diseases like glaucoma and cataracts early on and before they start. Also, many health problems like diabetes and heart disease are first found in the eyes during an eye test. Every year, thousands of people are diagnosed with both glaucoma and cataracts.
Cataracts involve a film that develops over the retina and glaucoma is one of the leading causes of blindness in the U.S. today. There is no cure for glaucoma, however cataracts may benefit from cataract surgery. Cataract surgery at our eye care in Riverside CA center involves replacing the clouded lens in the eye with a clear artificial one. Cataract symptoms include blurry vision, vision loss and trouble driving at night. If not treated, it can cause more severe vision loss. After cataract surgery some patients need glasses. If you need glasses or contact lenses, we’ll prescribe them on site and then our optical department can supply you with what you need.
An annual eye exam is essential for finding and treating eye conditions like cataracts that may lead to vision loss over time. Our tests are designed to treat many different eye diseases and conditions, and if we find anything abnormal, we’ll discuss treatment options with you before beginning a treatment plan at our eye care in Riverside CA center. Maintaining good vision is essential, and everyone’s eyes change as they age, so our doctor can help you find the right balance between corrective lenses and treatment if you notice any changes in vision or have suffered from vision loss. If you have any concerns about your eye health or have suffered from recent vision loss, call our offices today.