At Redondo Optometry, we can perform comprehensive eye examinations and tests to properly diagnose any eye health issues. We will recommend the best form of treatment for your individual situations. Click on the links below to learn more about some of the various eye health issues. Contact us if you are experiencing symptoms related to any of these to schedule an eye examination.

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Acanthamoeba

Acanthamoeba keratitis is a eye infection caused by the microscopic organism, acanthamoeba. It is typically caused by improper care and handling of contact lenses.

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Amblyopia (Lazy Eye)

Amblyopia, or “lazy eye” typically affects infants and young children. One eye is unable to see as clearly as the other, resulting in blurry vision. Learn more about this condition.

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Anterior Uveitis

Anterior uveitis happens when the iris (colored, center part of the eye) is inflamed. If untreated, it can cause permanent vision loss or lead to more serious eye conditions.

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Astigmatism

Astigmatism occurs when one part of the eye is not shaped correctly. Light is unable to hit the retina (back of the eye) correctly, often leading to vision problems or headaches.

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Blepharitis

Blepharitis is an (often chronic) eye condition, signified by an inflammation of the eyelid. It is usually caused by too much bacteria near the eyes or a blockage of the oil glands.

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Cataracts

Cataracts occurs when the lens of the eye becomes cloudy due to a protein build up. It is most commonly caused by old age and can affect vision as it continues to develop.

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Chalazion

A chalazion is a painless, slow-growing bump that forms on the eyelid. They are usually the result of clogged or blocked oil glands near the eyelashes. Click here to learn more.

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Color Deficiency

Color deficiency, commonly known as color blindness, can vary greatly in terms of severity. Most common is the inability to distinguish between shades of red and green.

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Conjunctivitis

Conjunctivitis, or “pink eye,” is a highly contagious eye infection, especially common in elementary-age children. Symptoms include red, crusty, painful eyes and blurry vision.

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Diabetic Retinopathy

Diabetic retinopathy is an unfortunate eye condition occurring in people with diabetes. It can cause vision loss or permanent blindness if left untreated. Click here to learn more.

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Dry Eye

Dry eye is often a chronic eye condition. It happens when someone’s eyes are unable to produce enough tears, or if tears being produced are poor quality. Click to learn more.

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Eye Coordination

Eye coordination is the ability of two eyes to work as a team. Poor eye coordination can lead to double-vision and lazy eyes if it is not treated properly. Click here to learn more.

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Glaucoma

Glaucoma is an eye condition that is most common in older adults. It is typically a result of higher eye pressure and can progress to eventual blindness if it is not treated quickly.

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Hyperopia (Farsightedness)

Hyperopia, or farsightedness, is when one can view objects at far distances clearly but has trouble viewing anything up close. It can be treated with glasses or contact lenses.

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Keratoconus

Keratoconus happens when the front of the eye is cone-shaped. This eye condition can result in double vision, blurred images, and frequent changes in one’s eye prescription.

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Macular Degeneration

Macular degeneration is the leading cause of blindness and vision loss in adults. It commonly occurs in adults over 50. There is no cure for this condition at this time, but it can be treated.

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Myopia (Nearsightedness)

Myopia, commonly known as nearsightedness, is the ability to see objects clearly up close but not objects far away. Images at a distance will appear blurred and unfocused.

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Nystagmus

Nystagmus is not an eye condition, but rather a nervous system condition that affects the eyes. It is signified by rapid and involuntary eye movements. Click to learn more.

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Ocular Hypertension

Ocular hypertension means that the intraocular pressure (IOP) inside the eyes is too high. If untreated, it may lead to the development of glaucoma or other eye conditions.

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Presbyopia

Presbyopia is a naturally occurring eye condition that causes aging adults to have trouble focusing on objects or text up close. It is not a disease and is very common.

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Retinitis Pigmentosa

Retinitis pigmentosa is a hereditary eye condition that affects the retina of the eyes. It slowly deteriorates the retina, which can lead to eventual blindness. Click to learn more.

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Retinoblastoma

Retinoblastoma is a type of cancer that typically affects infants and children under the age of 3. It develops fast and can spread to other parts of the body if it’s left untreated.

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Spots and Floaters

Spots and floaters are signified by little black dots in one’s field of vision. They are annoying, but typically harmless, unless accompanied by light flashes or loss of peripheral vision.

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Strabismus

Strabismus is an eye condition that usually occurs at birth. It is commonly known as “crossed eyes” and can usually be treated with surgery or with glasses and vision therapy.

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