Education

The doctors at Optics knows that annual vision and eye health exams are important to maintaining good eye health and to ensure early detection of any eye diseases or conditions. Many eye diseases and conditions can develop slowly and do not have any obvious symptoms. Early detection by our eye doctors at Optics can help reduce the risk of further harm and give you the best treatment options.

 

Eye Diseases/Disorders:

 

 • Amblyopia (Lazy Eye)

Commonly called “lazy eye,” amblyopia can be treated successfully if detected early enough in childhood. Learn More…

 

 • Cataracts

Cataracts are a common cause of vision loss after age 55. Learn more about recognizing cataracts symptoms, protecting your eyes, and understanding cataract surgery. Learn More…

 

 • Diabetes and Eyesight

How does diabetes affect vision? What does diabetes mean for eyesight? Learn more about eye conditions resulting from diabetes, such as diabetic retinopathy a leading contributor to vision loss for adults in America. Learn More…

 

 • Dry Eye Syndrome

An eye condition that can present itself as itching, burning, gritty feeling, and/or irritation of the eyes. It is usually caused by the breakdown, or a deficiency, in the tears which lubricate the eyes. Learn More…

 

 • Eye Allergies

Are you bothered by red, itchy eyes? If so, you may have allergies. Read More…

 

 • Eye Floaters and Flashes

A few floaters are usually normal and harmless, but if you notice a sudden increase in floaters or flashes of light in your vision then see your eye doctor immediately. Learn More…

 

 • Glaucoma

Early detection is key. Knowing the early symptoms of glaucoma, could go a long way toward preventing and treating this common eye disease. Learn More…

 

 • Keratoconus

This eye disease causes the cornea to grow thinner and bulge forward in an irregular cone shape. Treatment options range from rigid gas permeable contact lenses to a corneal transplant. Learn More…

 

 • Macular Degeneration

Macular degeneration is an eye disease that affects the portion of the eye responsible for processing fine detail and providing sharp central vision. Learn More…

 

 • Pinguecula & Pterygium

A pinguecula and a pterygium are funny looking words for growths on the surface of your eye. Learn More…

 

 • "Pink Eye" (Conjunctivitis)

This acute and contagious form of conjunctivitis is particularly common among preschoolers and school age children. Learn More…

 

 • Retinal Detachment

A detached retina is a medical emergency. Learn the warning signs of a retinal detachment and what you can do to hopefully avoid permanent vision loss. Learn More…

 

 • Styes

This common condition is simply an infected eyelid gland. Learn how to prevent and treat styes. Learn More…

 

 

Eye Conditions:

 

 • Nearsightedness (Myopia)

Myopia, also called nearsightedness, is a very common vision condition affecting up to 33% of the U.S. population. Learn More…

 

 • Farsightedness (Hyperopia)

Hyperopia, also called farsightedness, is a common vision condition that can cause headaches, eyestrain, or trouble seeing during near vision tasks. Learn More…

 

 • Astigmatism

This common vision condition can be corrected with eyeglasses, contact lenses, or refractive surgery. Learn More…

 

 • Presbyopia

Over the age of 40 our eyes start to have difficulty focusing up close. Learn More…

Optics of Scottsdale

20301 N. Hayden Road  |  Suite 100  |  Scottsdale,  AZ 85255

Phone:  (480) 991-0509

Fax: (480) 419-9515

E-mail: info@opticsaz.com

Hours of Operation

Monday  -  Thursday:  9am - 6pm

Friday: 9am - 5pm

Saturday: 9am - 2pm

Accepted Insurance

Avesis  |  BCBS-Most plans  |  Blue View Vision

Eyemed  |  Humana  | Superior Vision  |  VSP

Medicare-Services benefits

Optics of Scottsdale

20301 N. Hayden Road  |  Suite 100  |  Scottsdale,  AZ 85255

Phone:  (480) 991-0509  |  Fax: (480) 419-9515

E-mail: info@opticsaz.com

Hours of Operation

Monday  -  Thursday:  9am - 6pm

Friday: 9am - 5pm

Saturday: 9am - 2pm

Accepted Insurance

Avesis  |  BCBS-Most plans  |  Blue View Vision

Eyemed  |  Humana  | Superior Vision  |  VSP

Medicare-Services benefits