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What is Hyperopia?

Posted By on Apr 11, 2019 in General

Looking off in the distance on a variety of vistas remains one of life’s pleasures. But if it becomes one of the few things a person sees with clarity that type of eyesight can have a major effect on life activities. Refractive errors cause blurry vision. A refractive error defines as an issue where the light does not concentrate precisely due to the shape of the eye. When a person can see clearly the distances but not see objects up...

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Glaucoma Facts and Information

Posted By on Mar 14, 2019 in General

Glaucoma The National Eye Institute defines glaucoma as a swelling of the eye that causes optic nerve damage. Though not all the mechanisms that cause the condition have been discovered what has become known remains that intraocular pressure caused by the flow of the vitreous gel from cells does not drain at the same rate as it becomes produced. The finding of the increased pressure serves as a red flag for glaucoma. As research...

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Houston Texas has always been a place for the wild blue yonder and beyond. Houston LASIK agrees and has corrected the vision of many a NASA and Air Force people so they can continue with duties. The winds of change have begun in the aero-flight industry. Once exclusively a government program a bevy of companies have moved into commercial flights which Texas regularly participates in. Space Texas has in the government realm Ellington...

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LASIK and Senior Citizens

Posted By on Jan 17, 2019 in LASIK Surgery

The age structure of the population in the USA will change in the next 20 years. The U.S. Census Bureau after analyzing the data from the 2010 census projects by 2050 more than 83.7 million people will be age 65 and older. Nearly 20 percent of the population will have senior citizen status. As people age, vision changes and so lifestyle changes also occur as part of the aging process. Vision in senior citizens According to the...

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How LASIK Surgery Works

Posted By on Jan 10, 2019 in LASIK Surgery

With all the buzz about the latest laser technology and the success rate of the procedure, a person could almost forget how it all works. Nothing about LASIK starts with the lasers at all. It begins with an ophthalmologist sitting down with a patient and listening to what they describe what they see. From that, an ophthalmologist begins to formulate questions that will hone in on the specifics of their patient’s condition. Once...

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