Dr. Hennen’s Blog

  • The Effects of High Blood Pressure on Your Eyes - High blood pressure can be very harmful to the body, causing heart and kidney problems among other issues. If untreated, high blood pressure can also affect your eyesight and lead to eye disease. High blood pressure can damage blood vessels Read More ...
  • How Long is it Safe to Wear Contact Lenses? - How long do you wear your contact lenses before taking them out? One day? Two days? A week or more? You may be wondering how long is safe to wear contact lenses. Some contacts are made to be worn for Read More ...
  • What is a Cataract? - A cataract is the clouding of the eye’s natural lens. As this normally clear lens gets cloudy, it decreases your ability to see well. A cataract can make objects appear blurry. It can also make colors seem less bright. Your Read More ...
  • Glaucoma Care - What is Glaucoma? Glaucoma is an eye disease that causes vision loss in one or both eyes. Glaucoma is caused by fluid buildup behind the eye. This buildup puts pressure on your optic nerve and damages it. If damage to Read More ...
  • Glaucoma Surgery Recovery - Glaucoma is a term used for a group of eye conditions that cause damage to the optic nerve due to an increase in intraocular pressure. If left untreated, glaucoma can cause complete vision loss. When drug therapies and medications fail Read More ...