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How West Boca Eye Center Is Preventing Common Eye Diseases
Date:1/10/2020

The value of healthy vision can’t be overstated, and the most potent method of sustaining quality of sight is via a preventative approach. Leading eye care doctor, Brent Bellotte MD., champions such proactive care, advising that annual examinations are pivotal in the prevention and cure of many common eye diseases.

Eyesight is something that many take for granted until a problem occurs. Eye disease is very common and, in a large majority of cases and if discovered early, can be diagnosed and treated before any deterioration to vision occurs. The key to good eye health is regular checkups, ideally every year, according to leading ophthalmologist, Brent Bellotte MD, lead clinician at the West Boca Eye Center.

Eye disease and preventative treatment go hand in hand, something that’s especially true as a person ages. This makes annual eye examinations even more vital as time goes by, allowing a professional to notice any initial subtle signs and symptoms of a problem and preventing degeneration that could lead to life-changing visual disturbances and even blindness.

The Most Common Eye Diseases And How They’re Treated

While the diagnosis of rare conditions is, of course, a reason for regular eyesight checks, the more common conditions can be no less devastating if allowed to progress.

The formation of cataracts happens so slowly that they often go unnoticed until vision declines to a significant level. They can occur in one or both eyes and cause the lens responsible for clear vision to cloud over, causing blurriness and eventual loss of vision. Most people regard cataracts as a part of the aging process, but they can also form after an injury to the eye or from another disease.

Early diagnosis and monitoring will determine as and when treatment becomes necessary—a relatively easy procedure by which the damaged lens is removed and an intraocular lens is implanted in its place. Such an operation generally takes place during day surgery, with a return to normal vision and activities within a few days to weeks.

Macular degeneration is a potentially serious eye condition that can arise due to aging or perhaps a genetic predisposition. Catching this potential cause of blindness at the earliest stages is crucial to slowing its evolution and ensuring the best vision for the longest time.

Glaucoma is another sight-threatening affliction that, if diagnosed and treated early, can be controlled. This is a condition in which pressure builds within the eye, and without treatment to reduce this can destroy the optic nerve and cause blindness.

Entropion is an uncomfortable eye disease that causes the edge of the eyelid and eyelashes to curl inwards, irritating the cornea. If allowed to progress the eye can become ulcerated, sensitive to light, and ultimately cause permanent visual impairment. It’s usually associated with burns or injury to the eye/s or as a complication of surgery.

Another common eye disease seen in all ages is that of conjunctivitis. Not only does it lead to inflammation of the lining of the eyelids that causes pain, itching, and burning, it’s also extremely contagious so early diagnosis and treatment are essential.

Prevention Is Better Than Cure

When it comes to eyesight it’s a case of forewarned is forearmed. In most cases, even serious conditions, such as glaucoma, can be effectively treated and controlled, as long as they’re discovered at an early stage. This is why regular eye examinations by a specialist are so important. Because many of these conditions can be genetic, people of all ages should consider a proactive approach with regular annual checks.

The need for these only intensifies as the years go by because these common conditions are regularly discovered as part of the aging process. The highly skilled team at the West Boca Eye Center, led by Brent Bellotte MD, is dedicated to the continuing visual health of their patients.

To discover more about annual checks and preventative treatment, as well as corrective surgery and procedures for all types of eye disease or poor health, visit https://westbocaeyecenter.com

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