Right now, more than 3 million people in the country have glaucoma. Often considered the “thief of sight”, it’s the number one cause of irreversible blindness. Since the month of January is National Glaucoma Awareness Month, it’s worth spreading the word about this eye-related condition while also correcting some misconceptions about it.
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Dry eye syndrome is a chronic and sometimes progressive condition affected by a variety of factors. Various treatment options are available that can help manage the problem, resulting in better eye comfort, fewer symptoms, and, in some cases, improved visual acuity.
Some vision-related problems are relatively minor. Eye fatigue, for one, can be fixed by taking a short break from doing activities that require the use of your eyesight. Other issues, however, persist long enough to be a cause for concern. One of them is double vision, a temporary yet serious eye problem that needs immediate treatment.
It’s never too late to start taking care of your eyes. Indeed, visual health is extremely important to your physical and mental well-being. Even when you think you can see clearly, there could be still be potential issues that might hinder your eyesight at some point in the future.