About Your Eyes

Atmore Vision Center / Monroeville Eye Center -- About Your EyesWe Care About Your Eyes
The eye specialists and staff of Atmore Vision Center and Monroeville Eye Care have the training and knowledge to develop a customized treatment plan for you.

Make a commitment to caring for your eyes through regular exams and education. Knowledge is power and your knowledge can give us the power to help preserve your eyesight.

Cataracts
When the lens of your eye becomes cloudy, it will most likely be diagnosed as a cataract. Symptoms include cloudy or blurry vision, poor night vision, and sensitivity to light or glare. Cataracts can be managed through treatment plans tailored to fit your needs and, in some case s, through surgical removal of the cloudy lens.

Diabetes & Your Eyes
Even those who carefully monitor their blood sugar levels can have vision problems including:

  • Diabetic Retinopathy - Damage to the delicate blood vessels in the retina
  • Glaucoma -Fluid pressure inside the eye damages the optic nerve
  • Cataracts - A clouding of the lens of the eye. Early detection and treatment will help to preserve as much of your vision as possible.

 

Dry Eyes & Allergies
Itchy, irritated, dry eyes are among the most common problems. Aging and allergies can lead to dry eyes; allergies are the primary source of the irritation and itch. Eye drops and medications are now available to take the sting out of dry or itchy eyes.

Glaucoma
Glaucoma is a potentially blinding disease that causes fluid pressure in the eye that damages the optic nerve. If undetected and untreated, glaucoma can cause permanent blindness. Early detection and advanced medical treatment are vital to saving your eyesight.

Macular Degeneration
Macular Degeneration is a painless progressive disease involving the macula, which is the center of the retina. The macula allows us to maintain clear, detailed central vision. Early detection through regular eye exams is your best defense.

Surgical Eye Care
There are some vision problems that require surgical intervention. Not only can our doctors identify these cases, we also partner with the best eye surgeons in our region to ensure the best treatment available.