The Connection Between Glaucoma and Sleep Apnea
Do you suffer from obstructive sleep apnea (OSA)? Sleep apnea is a sleep disorder in which breathing repeatedly stops and starts while sleeping. OSA symptoms include loud snoring, gasping for air during sleep, feeling sleepy during the day, and waking with a headache. Leaving this condition untreated may lead to serious health problems like stroke,… Read More
The Different Degrees of Color Blindness
Color blindness happens when you cannot see colors correctly, also known as color deficiency. Color blindness occurs when someone is unable to distinguish between specific colors. Color Blindness usually happens between greens and reds, and occasionally blues. According to the American Academy of Ophthalmology, two types of cells detect light in the retina. The Rods… Read More
Who Is At Risk For Glaucoma?
To observe Blindness Awareness month, Central Florida Eye Specialists wants to educate our patients on one disease condition that is the leading cause of vision loss. Glaucoma affects about 3 million people in the United States, and it is the second leading cause of blindness worldwide.1 Half of the people with Glaucoma do not know they have it…. Read More
Exercise for Your Eye Health This Fall!
We have officially welcomed the Fall season, which includes cooler weather, yummy fall season treats, and maybe for some people, less time exercising. In a Gallup survey, Americans typically exercise more in the spring and summer and less in the fall and winter. However, it only takes 30 minutes of physical exercise a day that… Read More
Are You Ready For Fall?
We are getting closer to the first day of Fall, which lands on September 22nd . For many people, the fall season is a time for enjoying activities outdoors like camping under crisp starry skies, sitting around a bonfire making s’mores, and picking apples. These activities and more are some of the hallmarks of the… Read More
Celebrate Healthy Aging Month by taking care of you!
According to the American Academy of Ophthalmology, an estimated 43 million Americans will face vision loss or blindness from age-related eye diseases in 2020. During September, Central Florida Eye Specialists celebrates Healthy Aging Month by bringing eye-healthy tips to our patients. We recommend that adults follow these eye health habits: Get a Comprehensive Eye Exam… Read More
Be Eye Smart this Back-to-School Season
As kids head back to school this fall via virtual learning or in-person, Central Florida Eye Specialists wants to remind parents about the importance of maintaining healthy vision in helping children achieve educational success. Whether kids are using iPads, laptops, reading books, or viewing whiteboards, ensuring their eyes are functioning and growing normally is key to… Read More
7 Reasons Why You Should Have an Eye Examination
August is National Eye Exam Month. To observe National Eye Exam Month, Central Florida Eye Specialists wants to share some ways to keep your vision clear and healthy. Here are 7 reasons why you should have an eye examination: Save a headache. If you have been having unexplained, constant headaches, your solution could be visiting your… Read More
Safety at Home: Preventing Eye Injuries
This summer, many people are staying close to home for backyard hang-outs and close-to-home summer fun. While spending more time at home, more people are strapping on their tool belts, putting on their gardening gear, and getting to work on DIY home improvement projects. Did you know that about half of all eye injuries happen right at… Read More