Conditions Treated at Eye Care Center - Ballantyne
It's essential to take good care of your eye health, and one way to do this is to have an eye exam each year. If you have any eye conditions, an exam is even more important, as it helps our optometrists at Eye Care Center - Ballantyne in Charlotte, NC, to provide you with the necessary treatment. Before your schedule your appointment, read about the variety of eye conditions that we treat below:
This is a type of refractive error that is caused due to having eyes that are shaped like a football. Astigmatism can distort make objects look both blurry and wavy. We treat astigmatism with a vision correction that is most suited for your needs, including specialty contacts.
When you have diabetes, it can affect various parts of the body and can be especially dangerous for your eye health. Diabetic retinopathy is a problem that can happen to those who have diabetes, and it requires diagnosis and monitoring. Treatment is also needed to slow down the progression of the disease and vision loss.
This is a serious eye disease and a common cause of blindness. The disease also requires medication to slow down the progression. It's important to get treatment as early as possible to protect your vision.
Dry eye is common and can be caused by spending many hours a day working on a computer. Our optometrists will examine your condition and provide treatment to help alleviate any symptoms of dry eye.
Cataracts occur more often as people get older. Since it can cause vision problems, it’s important to have our optometrists monitor your cataracts and let you know when surgery may be necessary.
This is a condition that occurs due to the structure of the cornea and can cause various vision problems. Patients who have Keratoconus may eventually need to get surgery as it progresses. The condition can also make it difficult to wear contacts and needs to be closely monitored.
This eye condition affects the central vision and is more common in people who are older. It's important to be screened for this eye disease annually. Macular degeneration can be treated, however, it has to first be diagnosed by our optometrists.
Conjunctivitis is an eye infection that is commonly referred to as pink eye. It can be uncomfortable and affect your daily activities. While treatment for the infection comes in many forms, most patients may simply need prescription eye drops to reduce symptoms.
Contact us for Treatment Today
If you are experiencing pain due to an eye condition, our team at Eye Care Center - Ballantyne in Charlotte, NC, is happy to help. We offer a variety of treatments to alleviate your discomfort and preserve your vision. Call us at (704) 541-5500 to schedule an appointment with one of our optometrists today!