Sleep Apnea & the Eye

From the Show: The Wizard of Eyes
Summary: Did you know that a good night’s sleep can help maintain your vision?
Air Date: 2/15/16
Duration: 10
Host: Robert Abel, Jr., MD
Guest Bio: Robert Abel Jr., MD
    Sleep Apnea & the Eye
    Most of us are aware that not getting enough shuteye can be harmful for your body; however, you may not know that a lack of rest can be hazardous for your eyesight.

    Several eye disorders have been found in association with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), such as dry eyes, lack of oxygen to the eye, and floppy eyelid syndrome. 

    Listen in to learn about how your sleep patterns could affect your vision and overall health.