Home HealthTopics Health Centers Reference Library Research
Join us on Facebook Join us on Facebook Share on Facebook
Search NetWellness

Eye and Vision Care

Your eyes are an important part of your health. There are many things you can do to keep them healthy and make sure you are seeing your best. Follow these simple steps for maintaining healthy eyes well into your golden years.


Have a comprehensive dilated eye exam. 

You might think your vision is fine or that your eyes are healthy, but visiting your eye care professional for a comprehensive dilated eye exam is the only way to really be sure. When it comes to common vision problems, some people don’t realize they could see better with glasses or contact lenses. In addition, many common eye diseases such as glaucoma, diabetic eye diseas (More)

Understanding Eye and Vision Care

  • Causes and Symptoms of Eye Floaters
  • Diabetics Should Keep Sights on Vision Health
  • Don't Fry Your Eyes
  • Eye Disease: Are You At Risk?
  • Eye Health and Diabetes
  • Glaucoma: The Sneak Thief of Sight
  • Hope for Type 2 Diabetes Patients With Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Leery of Organ Donation? Debunking Common Transplant Myths
  • Preserve your Sight!
  • (More)

  • Commonly Asked Questions

  • Are Retinal Scars Permanent?
  • Can Eye Freckles Be Removed?
  • Can Laser Eye Surgery Help My Vision?
  • Herpes Zoster: How Do I Protect My Vision?
  • How Do I Treat Sudden Sight Changes?
  • How Does Amblyopia Progress?
  • Is There Anything for Reoccurring Stys?
  • Pinguecula Growth: Should It Be Removed?
  • Should I Be Tested for Macular Degeneration Before Cataract Surgery?
  • Should Pupil Dilation Last Longer than 10 Hours?
  • (More)

  • Additional Information

  • Symptoms and Tests
  • Treatment
  • The Body
  • Research Studies
  • Info by Age, Ethnicity, Sex
  • Meet Our Experts

    NetWellness Expert Aaron  Zimmerman

    Aaron Zimmerman, OD, MS
    The Ohio State University

    Last Updated: Jan 22, 2016