Smoking has been linked to a number of eye issues, including cataracts. In this article, Dr. Raul Peña and our Harlingen, TX, team explore the topic of cataracts and smoking, and explain how patients can reduce the risk of common eye diseases. You can learn more during a visit to Peña Eye Institute.
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We come in contact with germs every day. Eye infections, including viral, bacterial, and fungal infections, can develop when these germs come in contact with the tissues in and around the eyes. In this blog post, Dr. Raul Peña offers seven eye care tips for reducing the risk of eye infection.
Cataracts are a part of life for many individuals. Being diagnosed with this condition does not necessarily mean you must schedule cataract surgery right away. Cataract surgery is necessary to eliminate cloudiness and restore optimal vision. The team at Peña Eye Institute discusses when it’s the right time to have cataract surgery.
Cataracts can make driving difficult or even dangerous. If you are over the age of 60, regular eye exams can catch the early stages of cataracts. Dr. Raul Peña can monitor your cataracts to ensure you can drive safely.
The symptoms of angle-closure glaucoma can arise quickly and place the health of your vision in jeopardy. Unlike open-angle glaucoma, angle-closure glaucoma symptoms set on quickly We describe the symptoms of this serious eye emergency.
Dr. Raul Peña discusses the importance of senior eye exams, and what patients can expect at these routine appointments.
Dr. Raul Peña discusses the risk of sun exposure and eye diseases, and offers tips for protecting the eyes from damaging UV rays.
Understanding the risk factors of cataracts is an important part of preserving eyesight and preventing this common vision problem for as long as possible.