High Blood Pressure and CholesterolDoes cholesterol and high blood pressure affect the eyes? Absolutely! Cholesterol causes plaque to build up in arteries which reduces blood flow to extremities and internal organs. When blood flow is reduced to the eyes, it can seriously affect your vision.
In today's stressful, fast-paced environment, high blood pressure, high cholesterol and heart disease are on the increase and the health of your eyes could be affected.
The Eye Practice provides comprehensive, non-invasive examinations to evaluate the health of your eyes and determine if your vision is being affected by any of these conditions.
In this digital age, a mine of information is publicly available at our fingertips. But finding a high quality, reliable healthcare provider is not as simple as a Google search. Read on for some useful tips on how to find the best dry eye clinic for your condition.
Hydrops (or corneal rupture) is a rare complication of severe keratoconus eye disease. So much so, that at The Eye Practice, we only see three or four cases a year.
This is not science fiction. In breaking news, scientists working in Newcastle University have discovered a way to build a cornea using 3D bioprinting.
Keratoconus is a disorder of the cornea, the clear front window of the eye. Instead of being nice and smooth, the cornea becomes irregular. This leads to blurry vision.