Any weakness in your eyes’ natural function is considered an eye disorder. You may have been born with an eye disorder that affects the clarity of your vision at certain distances. Later in life, many people also become susceptible to eye diseases, such as cataracts.
By undergoing regular eye exams with an experienced ophthalmologist like Dr. Khanna, you can correct any eye conditions that are hindering your vision, and also identify major diseases before they become more serious.
If you have a refractive error, this simply means that your eyes are not bending light correctly, making the images you see blurry or distorted. The four most common refractive errors are:
State-of-the-art refractive surgery, such as LASIK and PRK, can correct a broad range of refractive errors. Although these disorders can significantly interfere with your daily life, the majority of them are not considered dangerous to your eye health.
Your risk of developing an eye disease typically goes up with age. The most common eye diseases are:
Additionally, eye infections can occur any time the surface of your eye is scratched or injured. If you experience itching, redness, swelling, or a discharge from your eyes, you should contact an ophthalmologist as soon as possible to have your eyes examined for infection.
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If you are experiencing symptoms of an eye disorder, or have questions about how we approach treatment for a particular eye condition, please contact The Khanna Institute today to schedule a free initial consultation. We serve patients throughout the Los Angeles area, with offices in Beverly Hills and Westlake Village, California.