Presbyopia is also known as age-related farsightedness. Unfortunately this is a normal part of aging and most individuals develop it to some degree. Here, our team at Monterey County Eye Associates explores presbyopia and age and discusses how patients can manage this condition successfully.
Harsh environmental elements, like smoke, can have a big effect on the eyes. As wildfires rage across California, people are likely to experience red, dry, itchy eyes. The ophthalmologists at Monterey County Eye Associates offer tips for protecting the eyes from smoke.
Masks are the new normal when it comes to the pandemic and going out in public. In this blog post, our team discusses ways to prevent your glasses from fogging up when wearing your mask. We provide useful tips to keep your vision clear and keep you safe.
Smoking after cataract surgery can slow the healing process. Patients undergoing cataract surgery at Monterey County Eye Associates are advised to refrain from smoking while they recover from treatment. Our doctors would be happy to answer any questions you have about the procedure or the effects smoking has on recovery.
Proper eye care is essential to maintain long-term eye health. Bacterial, fungal, and viral eye infections can be uncomfortable and concerning. Here, the doctors at Monterey County Eye Associates discuss the top ways to prevent eye infections so patients can enjoy a better quality of life.
Summer activities can be hazardous to your vision without proper precautions. Increased UV exposure, as well as chlorinated pools and sandy beaches, can have a negative impact on your vision and overall eye health. The team at Monterey Eye Associates offers 10 tips for summer eye protection to preserve your health.
Glaucoma is a leading cause of blindness in the United States. The symptoms of glaucoma often develop slowly, meaning that many people in the early stages of the progressive eye disease do not realize that they have glaucoma.
Extended wear contact lenses can be worn continuously for multiple nights. At Monterey County Eye Associates, we offer multiple extended wear contact options. Learn more about the benefits of these lenses, and who may be a good candidate for this option.