Your eyes are an important part of your health.
From comprehensive eye exams too early diagnosis and treatment of eye and vision problems, The Cataract & Laser Institute of Pennsylvania goal are to protect your vision throughout your lifetime.
Have an annual comprehensive eye exam.
You might think your vision is fine and your eyes are healthy, but visiting The Cataract & Laser Institute of Pennsylvania for a comprehensive eye exam is a way to really be sure.
When it comes to common vision problems, some people don’t realize they could see better with glasses or contact lenses. In addition, many common eye diseases such as glaucoma, diabetic eye disease, and age-related macular degeneration often have no warning signs. An eye exam is the only way to detect these diseases in their early stages.
The Cataract & Laser Institute of Pennsylvania is equipped with the diagnostic and examination equipment needed to allow us to provide you with the most thorough, comprehensive eye examinations available.
Even if you think your eyes are “just fine,” if you have not had an eye exam in the past year, we recommend that you schedule an appointment (Link to locations) with one of our doctors today. We’ll evaluate your eye health and update your prescription if needed.
Vitamins do your eyes and your body good.
Your eyes, just like any other organ, require plenty of nutrients and minerals to function well. Vitamins A, C, E, as well as beta-carotene, zinc, and antioxidants such as omega-3 fatty acids are particularly important for proper eye health. A diet lacking these nutrients can contribute strongly to diseases such as macular degeneration and dry eyes.
Reducing Risk of Advanced Macular Degeneration
The Age-Related Eye Disease Study (AREDS) is an eye nutrition study sponsored by the National Eye Institute. Results from the AREDS showed that a specific combination of antioxidants and minerals significantly reduces the risk of advanced macular degeneration and its associated vision loss.
Relieving Dry Eye Symptoms
Taking an omega-3 supplement can provide some relief to dry eye sufferers by providing your body the necessary nutrients for optimal tear composition and overall eye health.