DRY EYES

When your tears are not providing enough lubrication for your eyes. This can lead to inflammation and damage of the eyes surface. Dry eyes may occur in air conditioned spaces, on an airplane, working on a computer, running or riding a bike, and last for several hours.

Common Symptoms

  • Blurred vision

  • Redness

  • Sandy or gritty sensation

  • Stinging and or burning

  • Watery eyes

  • Difficulty with
    contact lenses

  • Eye fatigue

  • Light sensitivity

COMMON EYE ISSUES

EXPERIENCING SYMPTOMS WITH YOUR EYES?

Experiencing symptoms with your vision and not sure if you should be concerned? Diagnosed with a condition such as Macular Degeneration, Glaucoma, Diabetes or Cataracts and want to find out more information?

Read about some common complaints and conditions we see at Kimber Optical.

 
MACULAR DEGENERATION

Common amongst people over the age of 50, causing central vision to become reduced or blurred. Vision impairment can vary from mild to severe, and affect one or both eyes. Early detection and care is key in management and delaying vision loss.

Common Symptoms

  • Blurred vision

  • Blind spots

  • Visual distortions with lines

  • Facial recognition issues

  • Faded colours

  • Difficultly with light adaptation

  • Inability to drive at night

 
EYE TWITCHES (BLEPHAROSPASM)

Involuntary twitching, blinking or closing of the eyelids, with no apparent cause. In severe cases can cause eyelids to shut for lengthy periods of time.

Common Symptoms

  • Muscular spasms

  • Inability to control the eyelids

  • Eye fatigue

  • Light sensitivity

 
DIABETES & YOUR EYES

Diabetes can affect the clarity of vision. What with the constant change in sugar levels, fluid retention there can be many issues that arise with the eyes as a result. Most issues with eyes and diabetes are momentary, however in some cases it can lead to ongoing vision impairment, and other serious eye conditions.

Common Symptoms

  • Blurred vision

  • Light sensitivity

  • Double vision

  • No improvement with prescription glasses

  • Faded colours

  • Headaches

  • Eye fatigue

  • Red eyes

  • Watery eyes

 
MYOPIA CONTROL

Treatment is about the prevention of short-sightedness in children. This can lead to more significant eye conditions if left untreated.

Common Symptoms

  • Blurred distance vision

  • Eye Fatigue

  • Headaches

  • Constant eye-rubbing

  • Squinting

  • Inability to drive at night

 
FLASHES & FLOATERS

Vision impairments caused by flashes of light, floating specs, or thread-like strands. Whilst this can be normal as we age these can sometimes also be a sign of a more serious eye problem.

Common Symptoms

  • Vision impaired by:
    - Squiggly lines,
    - Spots,
    - Thread-like strands,
    - Small shadowy shapes,
    - Black or very dark spots.

  • Light sensitivity

  • Headaches

  • Eye fatigue

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