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Is Glaucoma Hereditary? Dec 13th, 2021

A gradual decline in vision is the eventual result of glaucoma, an eye disease that develops when pressure builds up on the optic nerve. The increase in pressure could be due to several factors, and there are various types of glaucoma with different causes. Some types of glaucoma are hereditary,...

Transitioning to Contact Lenses Nov 15th, 2021

Whether you’ve worn glasses all of your life or are getting contact lenses as your first pair of corrective lenses, it can take some time to adjust to wearing them. Even if they fit perfectly, they might feel slightly uncomfortable at first, and touching your eyes to put them in...

Tips for Managing Chronic Dry Eyes Oct 15th, 2021

You have dry eyes if your eyes don’t produce enough tears, or if the tears your eyes produce are of low quality. Here at Hunter Vision in Maitland, Florida, Dr. Elizabeth MacDonald offers treatments and tips for managing chronic dry eyes, which can cause excessive eye watering, irritation, and sensitivity...

Five Steps to Help Prevent Diabetic Eye Disease Sep 15th, 2021

Diabetic eye disease takes a number of different forms, including glaucoma, cataracts, and diabetic retinopathy. Here at Hunter Vision in Maitland, Florida, Dr. Elizabeth MacDonald can help you uncover the risks that diabetes poses to your eyesight.  Diabetic eye disease comes as the result of high blood glucose, also called...

How Glaucoma Can Develop Without You Knowing It Aug 23rd, 2021

Your vision is very important to you, and you probably can’t imagine your life without it. But as you get older, it sometimes deteriorates like many other things in your body. However, vision loss isn’t something that’s normal; in fact, it could be a condition known as glaucoma. At Hunter...