10302 rare eye diseases

10302 Rare Eye Diseases

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Optometry Office in 10302

10302 rare eye diseases
10302 rare eye diseases

It is very important that adults have periodic eye exams on a yearly basis to make sure that any harmful eye conditions or eye diseases are diagnosed early. Since many vision problems do not show symptoms in the early stages, it makes it even more important that you come in to see our eye doctor at our vision practice, Dr. Raymond Helfand. There are also many 10302 rare eye diseases that can affect your eyes.

When you come to our vision practice for an eye exam, you will be seen by our expert optometrist, Dr. Raymond Helfand. He will provide you with a comprehensive eye exam during which your eyes will be checked for any refractive errors, and your eyes will be examined for many common eye diseases and disorders such as: cataracts; macular degeneration; glaucoma; retinal tears; dry eyes; diabetic retinopathy, and other problems of the cornea, macula, and retina. There are many additional 10302 rare eye diseases which may be found during an eye exam. One of the rare eye diseases is retinitis pigmentosa. This is an inherited disorder that can develop due to changes in one or more of 50 genes that affect vision. These genes have the instructions for making proteins that are needed by the retina. Different mutations in the genes can cause different problems. This eye disease can cause loss of peripheral vision as well as night blindness. Infants who are born prematurely can have a vision problem known as retinopathy of prematurity. This is an eye disorder of prematurely born infants. The cause of this eye disease is believed to be the abnormal growth of retinal blood vessels that end up converging and causing retinal detachment. This vision problem can cause permanent blindness. There are a great number of rare eye diseases, including common eye diseases which are screened for during our comprehensive eye exam.

For an appointment to be examined by our eye doctor contact us today. We certainly hope that your eyes remain healthy and you never suffer from any 10302 rare eye diseases.

1378 Forest Avenue
Staten Island, NY 10302
(718) 690-9630