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How Do You Know If You Need Cataract Surgery?

September 13, 2022

Cataracts are the leading cause of preventable blindness in the United States of America. They develop with age and form when the proteins clump up in your eye lens after breaking down. The clumping gradually advances and blocks or distorts your vision. However, you do not have to suffer from unclear vision when you can have cataract surgery.

Need an Eye Doctor? 5 Easy Steps to Find the Best Eye Care

August 31, 2022

Looking for the best eye care can be daunting. Whether doing it for yourself or a loved one, learning the best way to get your ideal eye doctor can help. To make the selection, below are five easy steps to help you find the best eye care.

Early Signs of Glaucoma

May 17, 2022

Glaucoma is an eye-related disease that causes gradual optic nerve damage. This condition is caused as a result of the buildup of fluid within the eye. If this condition is not treated early,...

Macular Degeneration Warning Signs

February 21, 2022

Macular degeneration is one of the most common eye conditions that affect people as they age. If you are experiencing any of the symptoms below, make an appointment to speak with one of our ophthalmologists at Reeve Woods Eye Center in Chico, CA, about your options.

December is Safe Toys and Celebrations Month

January 04, 2022

With numerous holidays falling during December, the month has been declared Safe Toys Month. At the Reeve-Woods Eye Center, our highly skilled team, consisting of two ophthalmologists and one optometrist, can discuss how to help your children avoid needing an eye surgeon. We work with parents throughout Chico, CA, to keep children safe during the holiday season, as well as the rest of the year.

Who is a Candidate for Eyelid Surgery?

December 16, 2021

Eyelid surgery is the removal of extra fat, muscle, or skin around the eyelids. While it is usually done for cosmetic reasons to improve the appearance of the eyelids, it can also be recommended for a medical reason, such as to improve the patient’s vision. A visit with our ophthalmologists in Chico will help you determine if this is the right procedure for you, especially if you are experiencing vision issues.

Treatment Options For Diabetic Eye Conditions

November 24, 2021

If you're diabetic, you're aware of how important diet and exercise are to keeping your blood glucose levels within the normal range. Controlling diabetes is important because ongoing elevations in blood glucose levels can lead to complications.

Are You Suffering From Diabetic Retinopathy?

November 17, 2021

Diabetic retinopathy can cause blindness over time if left untreated. Individuals suffering from diabetes are at a higher risk of developing this eye condition. If you have diabetes and suspect you may be suffering from diabetic retinopathy, our ophthalmologists at Reeve Woods Eye Center in Chico can perform an in-depth evaluation to determine if you have this eye disease and provide treatment options as needed.

Managing Glaucoma-related Symptoms

October 07, 2021

Glaucoma is a dangerous eye condition that can cause irreversible damage. However, treatment and frequent checkups can help delay or prevent vision loss, especially if the condition is caught early. At Reeve Woods Eye Center in Chico, CA, our ophthalmologist provides treatment options to help you manage your glaucoma symptoms and preserve your sight.

Glaucoma Are Headaches and Glaucoma Related

August 20, 2021

Glaucoma is a progressive eye disorder that typically develops over years. As it progresses, it damages the optic nerve. Glaucoma can lead to severe vision impairment or even blindness. It is one of the leading causes of blindness in people over the age of 60. At Reeve-Woods Eye Center in Chico, our ophthalmologists treat patients for glaucoma and help prevent severe vision impairments and blindness.

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