It's important to get your annual eye exam every year to monitor your vision and health. There are many eye conditions and diseases that can cause vision problems. We offer diagnosis and treatment for several eye conditions. Make sure you make your eye exam appointment with our optometrist. It's important for your eye health. We serve the Chattanooga, Athens, and Cleveland, TN, areas.
If you have astigmatism, you probably have wavy and blurry vision. This can greatly affect your vision and life. Luckily, this condition is easily corrected with eyeglasses. Although, if you want to wear contacts, some special kinds can be worn with astigmatism.
Nearsightedness and Farsightedness
Both of these are caused by the eyeball having an abnormal shape. When this happens, the light isn't focused on the eye in the right place. This can cause blurry vision. With nearsightedness, you see nearby clearly and blurry far away. The opposite is the case with farsightedness. Both of these problems can be treated with glasses or contact lenses.
If you have an eye infection, it's time to see our optometrist. There are several different eye infections. How your eye infection is treated will have to do with what caused it. Eye infections can be bacterial, viral, or fungal. The eye doctor may prescribe medication to clear up your eye infection.
Dry eye is often caused by looking at digital screens for a long time. However, another cause is encountering too much air-conditioning. You may need treatment for this condition when it becomes painful and irritating.
If you spend all day in front of a computer, you're vulnerable to computer vision syndrome. This is a condition that can be treated in several ways. One of the most common types of treatment is to learn to take breaks every 20 minutes from your computer screen to prevent the condition.
If you have glaucoma, you have a serious eye disease. It can take away your vision over time. It's important to get an early diagnosis. Then treatment can be used to slow or stop its progression.
We Treat Vision Problems
If you have these or any other vision problems, we're happy to help. We serve the Chattanooga, Athens, and Cleveland, TN, areas. Call us at (423) 805-7341 to see the eye doctor for an appointment.