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At OptimEYES, we're constantly working to remain your go-to Ashburn, VA optometrist for all you and your family's ocular health needs. From routine eye exams and vision care to treatment for eye conditions and diseases, our optometry team is here to help.
We specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of any number of eye conditions and diseases right here in our office. Our state-of-the-art technology, resources, and highly skilled optometry team makes it possible for us to provide you with a timely, accurate diagnosis in addition to a fully customized plan for treatment.
Eye infections, if not diagnosed and treated promptly, can quickly worsen and put your ocular health and vision at risk. Styes and conjunctivitis are both common eye infections that we can diagnose and treat here in our office.
Red eyes are often caused by irritation, which can be a result of eye allergies, a foreign object in the eye, or another irritant. Pink eye, on the other hand, is a viral disease that is very contagious and can result in not only eye redness, but fever as well. We can diagnose and treat both of these here in our office.
Many people suffer from dry eyes on occasion, but if it's become a persistent problem in your life, then we encourage you to seek an eye doctor's opinion. Sometimes, medicated eye drops may be the solution to dry and itchy eyes.
On the other hand, dry eyes can also be a symptom of eye allergies, which many people suffer from without realizing. If you have dry, itchy, burning, or watery eyes, then you might have eye allergies. We can assist you with narrowing down your allergies and providing you with the proper treatment.
Over time, sun exposure and other damaging factors can cause cataracts to form, which are cloudy deposits that show up on the eye's lens. If you've been noticing blurry spots in your vision, cataracts could be to blame. In order to protect your vision from further deterioration, we recommend you come into our office for cataract treatment.
Increased pressure inside the eye is a common symptom of a very serious condition known as glaucoma, which is common in those with diabetes. Unfortunately, this can lead to permanent vision loss and blindness if left untreated.
Most common in people over 60, this disease involves the deterioration of the macula, which is the center of the retina. While macular degeneration isn't curable, there are treatment options available.