If you wear contact lenses, you are more likely to get an eye infection. At the earliest sign of eye infection symptoms, you should visit us at Yeager Vision Care to see one of our top-notch optometrists, either Dr. Ken Yeager or Dr. Karen Mak. At our vision practice, you will receive the finest eye care South Carolina for eye infections including conjunctivitis and keratitis, and other vision problems.
Eye infections can be very serious. This is because when you have a small problem in your eye, it can easily and quickly turn into a large and serious problem. In order to make sure that your precious vision is protected, you will want to come in to our vision practice for eye care South Carolina whenever you feel you may have vision symptoms which can indicate keratitis or other eye infections. Some symptoms of keratitis can include: eye pain; blurred vision; decreased vision; sensitivity to light; a feeling that there is something in your eye that cannot be removed; your eye is red; there is a discharge from your eyes; you have difficulty opening your eyelid; or your eyes excessively tear. These symptoms can be a sign of keratitis, or another vision problem which needs immediate treatment. Keratitis is a very serious eye infection which many people can get when their contact lenses become infected with some form of the keratitis pathogen. Additionally, patients’ eyes can become infected when they handle their contact lenses with hands that have not been freshly washed. You will also want to make sure that your contact lenses are always disinfected as recommended by our optometrist, and that the contact lens cases kept clean, as well. Another common eye infection is conjunctivitis. Conjunctivitis is extremely contagious and is commonly found in children who attend day care or elementary school.
When you need excellent and experience eye care South Carolina, we hope you will make an appointment to see our optometrist.