Dr. Tina Dao is an eye doctor near you who treats glaucoma, astigmatism, hyperopia, eye infections, and a wide range of other eye conditions. At Fountain Valley Optometry in Fountain Valley, we have a dedicated staff with training to treat everything from minor eye irritations to serious visual health conditions. Below are brief descriptions of the conditions we treat most often.
Astigmatism is a common eye disorder caused by a defect in the curvature of the eye that results in blurry vision either up close, at a distance, or both. Other typical symptoms of astigmatism include:
- Difficulty driving at night
- Discomfort or eye strain when working on tasks that require near vision
- Frequent headaches
- Squinting to see words or images
Although astigmatism is often present at birth, it may not produce any problems for a while. We encourage you to schedule an eye exam for yourself or your child at Fountain Valley Optometry if you struggle with any of the above symptoms.
Discharge from one or both eyes, redness, and itching are typical symptoms of an eye infection such as pink eye. To prevent the problem from growing worse or spreading to others, please visit our Fountain Valley optometry practice as soon as you notice a problem. We can prescribe anti-inflammatory medication or antibiotics to treat the issue once we have made a definitive diagnosis.
Glaucoma is a serious eye condition more common in older people that causes increasing pressure in the eyes. The symptoms tend to develop slowly over many years without you realizing that you have it. For this reason, we recommend at least annual eye exams for older adults. Depending on the severity of your glaucoma, we may recommend prescription medication, eye drops, laser therapy, or a combination of these treatments. Moderate to severe cases may require a surgical referral.
Also known as farsightedness, hyperopia is a visual condition that causes nearby objects to appear blurry while objects at a distance appear sharper. The condition affects your ability to focus your eyes. Other symptoms of hyperopia include:
- Aching, burning eyes and eye strain daily
- Squinting to see objects or printed materials clearly
- Your eyes feel uncomfortable after you have spent a long time reading, working at the computer, or other tasks that require you to use close vision
As with astigmatism, babies are often born with farsightedness, but it can develop at any age. The important thing is to schedule an eye exam and start wearing glasses or contact lenses for vision correction as soon as possible.
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Our team at Fountain Valley Optometry in Fountain Valley offers several other eye health services. We welcome your call or visit at any time.