Yearly Archives: 2020

Millions of Americans Have Cataracts

Cataracts have proven to be a common issue. A look at the statistics around the eye issue gives a perspective about what may need dealing with as a person ages. As reported by the Center for Disease Control here are the facts around American eyes: An estimation of 11 million Americans starting at age 12 […]

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PanOptix Could It Be a Solution for You?

Clinics like the Houston Lasik Clinic look for ways to improve surgical techniques and processes. Evaluations of new products become part of that process as studies from other ophthalmologists and institutions report their findings in journals. About 2016 Alcon released a quadrifocal intraocular lens that functioned as a trifocal one named PanOptix. Described as innovative […]

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Make Sure You are Ready for International Literacy Day

The days have become shorter, and suddenly September 8th arrives, and it’s International Literacy Day. Reading remains one of the significant ways that people grow intellectually, emotionally, and even psychologically. New books give new ideas or release emotions safely. It provides a point of conversation with others as discoveries in the reading become shared. It […]

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Independence Day

The word July keeps appearing in memos, on television, and on social media. Thoughts wander to that declaration Thomas Jefferson wrote in 1774. Truths are self-evident. Equality happens when granted inalienable rights. Consent of the governed derives powers. Life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness remain part of independence. A new brand of government formed […]

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A Surgery Well Done and Dry Eye

Well over 10 million people have had LASIK surgery as reported by Market Scope in midyear 2018. An elective surgery, its rate of success remains over 96 percent. More importantly, ophthalmologists continue to improve on techniques and equipment, so more patients with complicated eye issues can become candidates for laser eye surgery. Patients often report […]

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PanOptix Continues to Improve Vision

As clinical studies roll in more information on what areas an intraocular lens can do the best begin to be collected and disseminated among ophthalmologists. The Asian Pacific Journal Ophthalmology in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania did a clinical review of the PanOptix intraocular lens. Branded AcrySof IQ, the model lens has a description as a one-piece aspheric […]

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When Things Look Different

Do you keep pulling up a chair next to the television to exam the freckles on the performers? You find you can only do social distancing to three feet or one does not know where their loved one is? Consider this In a year designated as 2020, it reminds a person they may need to […]

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When Blurry Vision Is Due to Curves

Sometimes when the eyes begin to have blurry vision, it has nothing to do with the lens of the eye. Sometimes it happens due to a condition called astigmatism. Astigmatism defines as blurred vision caused by the transparent covering on the eye known as the cornea. This cornea becomes formed or grows into an elliptical […]

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Visian Makes a Noticeable Difference

Looking deeply into a person’s eyes, one notices the inky circular darkness surrounded by the colorful ring of iris called a pupil. Pupils let light beams in that reach the back of the eyeball. Light lands on tissue called the retina causing nerves to initiate the process of sight. Just past the pupil inside of […]

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Ways to Know You Have Myopia

Looking at the family photos, you may find a new setting or environment unexpectantly has appeared in the background though you were in the picture and remember differently. If you took the photo, the background does not look as stunning as your artistic sense first thought when you examined the photo up close. Now that […]

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