Posts made in 2015


Nearsightedness otherwise known as myopia means a person experiences blurred vision when attempting to see objects far from them. The condition happens when the eyeball itself becomes elongated or the cornea (the clear front cover of the eye) itself elongates. This results in too much curvature so when the light passes through it does not converge correctly resulting in blurred vision. In the United States it occurs in about 30% of...

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What Patients Think of LASIK


Posted By on Dec 23, 2015 in LASIK Surgery

Having good eyesight in your later years makes a world of difference in the quality of life. Good eyesight means a person is less likely to fall, will remain more active, and better able to maintain intellectual activities. Many elderly simply have minor problems that have a major impact on eyesight. LASIK seems to take care of most of those issues. The FDA approves laser assisted in situ Keratomileusis and makes patients aware that...

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Removal of the Digital Strain on your Eyesight Over a period of time, our dependency on computers, tablets, phones etc has increased. The convenience of being able to stay connected even while on the move unfortunately, comes with a price! The digital strain caused as a result of looking into the harsh light emanating from your device causes red eyes, eye twitching, headaches and poor eye sight after some time. If these symptoms...

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Eyes are a Window to your Overall Health Eyes are not only a window to your soul but also to your overall health. We may not see it but the way our eyes react everyday may reveal a lot about your body. Eyes are exposed to the environment constantly. Sun, cold, heat, rain or snow the eyes have been out in the open. These are some clues that should raise a red flag and speak volumes about your general health. When your eyes are blood...

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Visual impairment has become a global and increasing problem. It was estimated by the World Health Organization that by 2020, 7.9 billion people globally will be affected by vision. The estimation includes all age groups. Moreover, many of those who will become affected will suffer from blindness. The good thing however becomes that many eye diseases can lead to serious visual impairment can now be easily avoided. So, here are the top...

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