Do you suffer from obstructive sleep apnea? This is a condition where muscles in the airway relax during sleep and keep you from breathing, often for a few minutes at a time. Symptoms include loud snoring, gasping for air, feeling sleepy during the day and waking up with a headache. If you are aware that you have sleep apnea, you are likely cautious of other health conditions it may lead to such as high blood pressure, heart attack and stroke. But did you know that if you have sleep apnea, you are also at a significant increased risk for developing glaucoma?
Seeing double doesn’t always stem from a mimosa brunch or a Friday happy hour. This short-term double vision is usually not any cause for worry. There are other more serious instances where double vision, or diplopia, is sudden or long-lasting. Double vision can be present as a condition of its own or a cause of an underlying health issue such as a stroke, head injury, eye problems like cataracts and keratoconus, or cranial nerve palsies. Each of these conditions requires serious, immediate attention. Never ignore the sudden change of vision.
EYE-Q Vision Care, established in 1956 and serving our community with 3 locations, is pleased to announce the upcoming addition of Sandy Brown as Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Brown will assimilate into this role as long-time CEO Julie Cleeland begins her journey to retirement. This leadership transition will be a year-long process and will begin this month.
Cleaning your glasses can feel like a hassle, but properly cleaning lenses and frames will prolong the life of your glasses. When cleaning your glasses, you’ll want to be sure to take the following steps