Eye Care

Eye Diseases & Conditions

Every year, millions of people around the world suffer from eye health problems that can result in a loss of vision and even blindness. Unfortunately, many common eye diseases and eye conditions don't display any symptoms until later stages, at which point it may be too late. That's why it's important to get regular eye exams so that any eye diseases or eye conditions can be detected early on and treatment be made available. 
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Click on any of the topics below to learn more about common eye diseases and eye conditions.

Vitreous Detachment

The vitreous is the fluid that makes up the majority of the inside of your eye. Unfortunately, as you age, your vitreous may decrease in volume, pulling on your retina at the same time. This is known as vitreous detachment and can result in a possible retinal tear, leading to a loss of vision and even blindness.

That's why it's so important to visit your FYidoctors optometrist for a regular eye exam (particularly if you're over the age of 60). We can examine the fluid in your eye and determine whether or not you're at risk of developing this serious condition.