The retina is a thin layer of tissue at the back of the eye, responsible for transmitting signals to the brain so you can see. Central serous retinopathy causes fluid buildup in the retina, which can impair vision.
Refractive surgeries are meant to improve your eyesight by correcting common vision problems, such as nearsightedness, farsightedness, astigmatism and presbyopia. They help reduce dependence on traditional eyeglasses or contact lenses. One of the most popular types of refractive surgery is LASIK (laser-assisted in situ keratomileusis). This is a laser procedure that helps reshape the cornea to allow light to be properly focused onto the retina, thus correcting common refractive errors.
Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) occurs when there’s an increase in the number of free radicals in your eyes. These unstable molecules may damage your macula, which is responsible for providing your central vision. To lower your risk of developing AMD, it’s important to educate yourself on what causes the disease.
Alderwood Optical and Canyon Park Vision Clinic proudly offers Latisse™, an innovative eyelash treatment. This groundbreaking treatment lengthens your eyelashes and enhances their appearance. It’s also an effective solution for people with hypotrichosis. Read on as your trusted optometrist explains how it works.
Alderwood Optical and Canyon Park Vision Clinic offer LASIK co-management services. Your optical care specialist at our office can evaluate whether you’re a good candidate for this procedure. We will also provide pre-operative advice and take care of your post-procedure needs to ensure a quick recovery.
One of the best things you can do to safeguard your child’s visual health is to bring them for a checkup with our eye doctor regularly. Some children get anxious at the idea of having their eyes examined, but there are a few things you can do as a parent to make them feel more at ease. Read on as Alderwood Optical and Canyon Park Vision Clinic shares some tips on preparing your child for an eye exam.
Did you know that age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is one of the top causes of vision loss worldwide? In the United States alone, around 11 million individuals are affected by this condition and this number is expected to double by 2050.
Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) occurs when your macula, the focal point of the retina, begins to deteriorate as you age. Since the macula plays a critical role in providing your central vision, you may have trouble seeing things directly in front of you when you have this condition. In today’s post, your expert optometrist discusses the two types of AMD: [Read more…]
Although some visual changes are a normal part of aging, they shouldn’t interfere with your daily efficiency or reduce your quality of life. As we celebrate Healthy Aging Month this September, let your reliable optometrist from Alderwood Optical and Canyon Park Vision Clinic share some key steps you can take to maintain your visual health as you age:
Your children’s eyes are still developing, warranting the need for special care and attention when maintaining their visual health. This helps ensure their continuous learning and development. This August, let your reliable eye doctor from Alderwood Optical and Canyon Park Vision Clinic share four ways to keep their eyes in great condition as we celebrate Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month.