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Dry Eye

Dry eyes result from the chronic lack of lubrication and moisture on the surface of the eye, which can cause minor irritations, an inability to wear contact lenses, or even an increased risk of corneal inflammation and eye infections.

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Glaucoma

It's often associated with a buildup of pressure inside the eye. Glaucoma tends to be inherited and you should get yourself checked if others in your family have been diagnosed with this disorder.

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Diabetes

Diabetes—type 1, type 2 and gestational diabetes—the body has trouble converting sugar in the blood into energy, resulting in a host of potential health problems.

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Dr. Jonathan Noble - O.D.Dr. Jonathan Noble provides comprehensive eye exams for adults and children, treats common and rare eye diseases, and fits a wide variety of contact lenses. Our mission is to provide you and your family with professional, affordable, and state-of-the-art eye exams. Dr. Noble, and his highly trained staff, are well known and respected in the local community. We invite you to browse our website to learn more about us, and look forward to establishing a lasting relationship with you.

All about Cataracts

Cataracts are so incredibly common that, by age 80, more than half of all Americans will either have cataracts currently or have had one removed.

When looking at an object, light is received through the pupil. It is then focused onto the the back of the eye, where there is a collection of light sensitive cells called the retina. A cataract occurs when the eye’s normally clear lens becomes fogged up, making it hard or even impossible for light to travel properly through the lens and be clearly focused on the retina.

Among other symptoms associated with cataracts, you may experience painless, blurry vision, or faded or yellowed colors. Jonathan R. Noble, OD in Ashland, Virginia adds,“Increased difficulty seeing at night or in dim lighting is another easily overlooked symptom. You should consult your eye care professional for an appointment if you have any of these symptoms and, if diagnosed, be sure to have regular check-ups thereafter.


Q&A with Dr. Noble

Dr. Noble Answers Your Eyecare Questions

What is diabetic retinopathy?

Diabetic retinopathy is a condition which can occur at any stage or type of diabetes. In fact, many times diabetes is identified during an eye exam in a person who never suspected they may have diabetes. It is caused by damage to the very delicate blood vessels within the retina. Over time, these blood vessels may start to leak blood and fluid into the retina or other areas of the eye. If the condition progresses, new vessels may begin to grow within the retina, which places the retina at risk of additional and sometimes sudden complications including internal bleeds and retinal detachment.

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Why do I Need Regular Eye Exam?

clipart 027While most people schedule regular check-ups with doctors and dentists, many are not aware of the importance of an annual visit to the eye doctor. Regular eye exams can be the key to the early detection and treatment of emerging vision problems, eye diseases, and a number of other health issues. When you come to Dr. Noble for an eye exam, you will receive comprehensive service designed to find and correct any vision or eye issue. Don’t take good vision for granted, schedule an appointment today!

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