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Eye Health

Healthy eyes play a key role in your view of the world and your surroundings. When you notice changes to your vision or something seems odd about your eyes, you want to address the underlying complications at an early stage. At the University Vision Centre, we help improve your vision and provide the tools you need to keep your eyes healthy throughout your lifetime.

Basics for Healthy Eyes

The visual system and your eyes are complex. Multiple factors contribute to changes in your vision and the reasons for different changes depend on your lifestyle, situation and the specific risks you face.

Common ways to help keep your eyes healthy include:

  • Getting regular vision exams
  • Keeping your eye doctor informed about your health and vision history
  • Eating a well-balanced diet with a variety of fruits, vegetables and lean protein sources
  • Wearing sunglasses on bright and sunny days
  • Discussing concerns with an eye doctor, particularly when you work on a computer or engage in activities that may harm your eyes

Protecting your vision is an integrated process. When you have a physical health concern requiring medication or that may cause complications with your eyes, keep your eye doctor informed. Update any records when medical concerns arise and visit our clinic when you have questions about the impact of a medical condition on your vision. We also recommend extra vision exams during pregnancy or after any surgical procedure on your eyes.

Identifying Eye Health Conditions

The primary reason to visit an eye doctor regularly is early diagnosis. Although certain lifestyle choices contribute to vision concerns and you may not engage in the activities, like smoking, that may cause problems with your eyes, many conditions like glaucoma and cataracts may develop as part of the aging process. 

Protecting your vision requires early treatment and diagnosis. During a comprehensive eye exam at our clinic, we check your eyes for changes in vision, astigmatism, cataracts, glaucoma, retinopathy and macular degeneration. We pay particular attention to potential risks when you have diabetes or other health concerns that may cause damage to your eyes. Early diagnosis allows us to provide appropriate treatment based on your situation and the level of damage to your eyes.

Addressing Complications

The treatments we offer for eye health complications depend on your situation and needs. At our clinic, we may recommend glasses or contact lenses to correct many concerns. For example, we use eyeglasses and contact lenses to correct nearsightedness, farsightedness and gradual loss of vision from normal aging.

When we identify a health concern like dry eyes, glaucoma or cataracts, we may use prescription medications or eye drops to slow the progression of the condition. In some cases, we may recommend laser treatments or similar solutions. 

Maintaining your vision and protecting your eyes from health complications may require a variety of tools and strategies. At our clinic, we recommend regular eye exams from an eye doctor to catch problems early and start appropriate treatment. To learn more, contact us today.

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Office Hours

DayMorning
Monday8:00am 6:00pm
Tuesday8:00am 6:00pm
Wednesday9:00am6:00pm
Thursday8:00am6:00pm
Friday8:00am6:00pm
Saturday8:00am2:00pm
SundayClosed
Day Morning
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
8:00am 8:00am 9:00am 8:00am 8:00am 8:00am Closed
6:00pm 6:00pm 6:00pm 6:00pm 6:00pm 2:00pm

Holiday Closures

Independence Day Tuesday July 4, 2017
Labor Day Monday September 4, 2017
Thanksgiving Holiday Thursday November 23, 2017
Friday November 24, 2017
Saturday November 25, 2017
 Christmas Holiday Monday December 25, 2017
 

Testimonials

University Vision Centre not only gives the most comprehensive examination we have ever seen, they are friendly, knowledgeable, understanding, and professional. 

Irma Lopez
El Paso, TX

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