Dr. Rowan was asked to write an article for the Peak NV magazine that is distributed throughout Northern Nevada. The following is his article as published:
The amazing pink and purple sunsets atop the Sierras. The brilliant blue waters of Lake Tahoe. The golden hills that wander east.
Here in Northern Nevada there are an endless number of beautiful sights to take in each and every day. However, as we age, we become at risk of health problems that can cause vision loss and reduce our ability to take in the beauty around us.
Many eye diseases have no early symptoms and can develop painlessly. The earlier these problems are detected and treated though, the more likely you can keep your good vision.
Some vision disorders to be aware of are as we age are:
To protect your eyesight and keep your eyes health as we age, we’ve put together these simple tips:
By following these steps, you decrease your risk of the eye problems that can steal your sight thereby allowing you to enjoy the beautiful sights that surround us.
Dr. Daniel Rowan is a board certified Optometrist and co-owner of EyeZone, a local optometry practice with locations in Carson City, Lake Tahoe and Reno.