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SIMULATIONS OF EYE DISORDERS

Although not exact as symptoms vary at different stages. These examples are provided to assit you in understanding possible symptoms you may experience. Larger images are available by clicking on the image of your choice.

CATARACT

A Cataract is a clouding of your lens which leads to decrease in vision. Symptoms may include decrease in color, blurry vision, halos around light. Cataracts ussualy develop slowly and could effect both or one eye.
Normal Vision
Nuclear Sclerotic
Posterior Subcapsular
Nearsightedness
Farsightedness

REFRACTIVE ERROR

Nearsightedness "myopia" is where foreground objects are clear and distant objects appear blurry. Whereas farsightedness "hyperopia", distant objects are clear and objects in the foreground appear blurry.

RETINAL DETACH

If a retina detachment is occurring you could experience an increase in 'floaters' combined with a symptom referred to as a 'curtain'. Which could be a dark grey shadow that moves across your eye.
Normal Vision
'Floaters' become increased
'Floaters' combine with a 'Curtain'
Normal Vision
Glaucoma

GLAUCOMA

Disease that damages the major nerve of vision ofter reffered to as the optic nerve of the eye. Causing irreversible vision loss.

MACULAR DEGENERATION

Common eye disorder among people age 50 and older. Due to thinning of the macula could cause blurred or no vision in central part of the eye.
Normal Vision
Early "Wet" Type View
Late "Wet" Type View
Normal Vision
Double Vision

DOUBLE VISION

Double vision or Diplopia is when you see two images or overlapping images instead of normally only seeing one image.

VITREOUS HEMORRHAGE

Occurring in front of the retina in the posterior section of the eye. May be the result of an aneurysm of a blood vessel in the eye.
Normal Vision
Minor Hemorrhage
Major Hemorrhage
Normal Vision
Color blindness

COLOR BLINDNESS

Also know as "color vision deficiency" is the decreased ability to see differences in color. Two main types are red-green and blue-yellow. Complete absence of color is extremely rare.

Questions?

We recognize certain symptoms may be considered more severe than others and should be examined by a Physician immediately. If you have concerns for your eye health and would like to schedule an appointment. Please contact our office and our helpful staff will guide you through the process.

9 Point West Blvd.

Saint Charles, MO. 63321

Phone: 636-441-7900

Fax: 636-441-1980

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Friday 8am-12pm

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