Cataracts Awareness at Yardley Eye Care in Yardley, PA
Our optometrists at Yardley Eye Care in Yardley, PA are trained in ensuring that our patients get the very best eye care available. It is important in our office to talk about and spread awareness on cataracts. It’s important to be on the lookout for cataracts, as we are all at risk as we get older.
What are Cataracts?
Cataracts are the leading cause of vision loss in the United States. By educating you on the signs and symptoms of cataracts, we hope that you can get treatment as soon as you notice a concern. Cataracts are a cloudiness that occurs in the lens of the eye. While cataracts are easily treatable, they are impossible to prevent. That being said, there are a few things that you can do to slow down the progression of cataracts. Share the tips below with family and friends- knowledge is power!
Tips on Keeping Your Eyes Healthy
There are many things you can do to take care of your vision. First, make sure you’re regularly seeing an optometry doctor for eye care. Next, avoid smoking, as this can speed up the progression of cataracts. It’s also important to avoid UV rays (staying out of the sun between the hours of 10 am and 2 pm is key) whenever possible and to wear UV protection sunglasses when you must be in the sun. Eating healthy foods can also help slow cataract progression.
Contact Yardley Eye Care in Yardley, PA Today!
If you think you may be developing cataracts, it’s a good idea to have our Yardley optometry doctor evaluate your condition and recommend a course of treatment to keep your vision intact for years to come. Give Yardley Eye Care in Yardley, PA at 215-369-3937 to set up a consultation today.