How to prevent cataracts
There are some simple things you can do to lower your risk and potentially slow or delay the development of cataracts later in life.
The retina is a layer of tissue in the back of your eye that senses light and sends images to your brain. In the center of this nerve tissue is the macula. It provides the sharp, central vision needed for reading, driving and seeing fine detail.
Retinal disorders affect this vital tissue. They can affect your vision, and some can be serious enough to cause blindness.
The following are retinal disorders and vitreous disorders:
If you have one of these conditions, The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center ophthalmology experts have the skills to help.
For more than 80 years, The Ohio State University Havener Eye Institute has established a tradition of excellence in ophthalmology. Today, the Department of Ophthalmology sees more than 87,000 patients a year. Our locations include our main eye care clinic near the Ohio State campus on Olentangy River Road in Columbus, which also provides on-site surgical eye care. In addition to our main location, we have satellite offices in Westerville and Dublin, with soon-to-open clinics in New Albany and a new state-of-the-art surgical facility in Dublin.
Our mission is to restore, preserve and enhance vision to improve lives. Every day, we strive for excellence in patient care by providing all of our patients with the latest examination, diagnostic and treatment techniques, both medical and surgical.