Common Eye Conditions Treatment, Southgate
Our comprehensive eye conditions and disease management services ensure that we offer personalized treatment plans to address each patient’s unique vision requirements.
Whether you're dealing with cataracts, glaucoma or other eye conditions, we’ll help you diagnose, treat and manage your symptoms so you can preserve your vision.
Eye Conditions in Southgate
Hyperopia, or farsightedness, is a common refractive error that affects many people. It causes nearby objects to appear blurry, but distant objects appear clear.
Hyperopia can be corrected with eyeglasses, contact lenses, or refractive surgery.
Astigmatism is a common eye condition that’s caused by the cornea or lens of the eye being irregularly shaped, resulting in light focusing on multiple points on the retina. This leads to blurry vision, both up close and at a distance. It can be fixed with eyeglasses, contact lenses and sometimes refractive surgery.
Presbyopia is the loss of the eye’s ability to focus on nearby objects. This makes daily tasks like reading and other close-up tasks challenging. This eye condition usually affects people from 40 and upwards and is corrected with contact lenses or multifocal lenses.
Myopia, or nearsightedness, makes it difficult to see distant objects clearly. It’s caused by the eyeball being elongated or the cornea being too curved, which leads to light being focused incorrectly on the retina.
Myopia typically develops during childhood and can progressively worsen during adolescence, but can also develop in adults. It can be corrected with eyeglasses, contact lenses, or refractive surgery.
Dry eye is a common eye condition that leads to symptoms such as dryness, itchiness, grittiness, and discomfort. If left untreated, it can lead to corneal damage and vision loss over time.
People can develop dry eyes for many reasons, which is why our team of eye care professionals identify the underlying causes of your dry eye symptoms. This allows them to offer the best treatment possible. A tailored treatment plan may include lifestyle modifications, prescription eye drops, punctal plugs, and more. We also offer guidance on managing dry eye symptoms at home and offer ongoing support to help you achieve long-term relief.
If you’d like to learn more or have any concerns, book an appointment at Phillips Eye Care in Southgate today.
Eye Disease Diagnosis and Treatment
We use advanced technology to detect and diagnose eye diseases like glaucoma, cataracts, and macular degeneration.
Early detection and prompt treatment is important for preventing vision loss or blindness caused by eye diseases.
At Phillips Eye Care, we’re dedicated to helping patients maintain good vision and overall eye health through early diagnosis and personalized treatment plans.
Eye Disease Management in Southgate
Glaucoma is a serious eye condition that’s caused by increased eye pressure that damages the optic nerve. Unfortunately, glaucoma symptoms usually become noticeable only after significant vision loss has occurred. This is why we stress the importance of routine eye exams.
At Phillips Eye Care, we use the latest diagnostic tools to identify glaucoma in its earliest stages, allowing us to begin treatment before irreversible damage occurs.
Cataracts are a clouding of the eye’s lens, which gradually causes vision loss and can lead to blindness if left untreated. We offer high-quality cataract co-management services. We’re able to diagnose the condition, refer you to an ophthalmologist that will remove your cataracts. We offer pre- and post-operative care to ensure that you get the best possible outcome.
Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is a progressive eye disease that causes the macula (the central part of the retina responsible for sharp, central vision) to deteriorate. There are two forms of macular degeneration: dry and wet. Dry AMD is the most common and progresses slowly, whereas wet AMD progresses more rapidly and is caused by abnormal blood vessels growing under the retina. This can lead to rapid and severe vision loss.
There is no cure for macular degeneration, but early detection and treatment can slow or stop the progression of the disease.
Diabetic Eye Care
Diabetes can damage the blood vessels in the retina, which can result in diabetic retinopathy or diabetic macular edema.. If left untreated, these conditions can progress and lead to severe vision loss or even blindness. We recommend regular eye exams for people with diabetes so they can manage the diseases and maintain good eye health.
Call Phillips Eye Care to book your eye exam today!