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The When and Why of Enhancing a LASIK Surgery

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved LASIK surgery back in 1995. Many improvements have been made to the procedure since the early days of its use. The lasers that do the actual work of the surgery have improved vastly in precision. One of the issues that arise as a person becomes 40 is changes […]

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The Sharpest Surgical Knives are Made of Light

Sunlight streaming down from heaven surprisingly has many components. In the correct range, it provides the catalyst to make vitamin D, warms our bodies, and lets a person get a tan. Too much exposure can cause a burn, but for our eyes, the part a person does not see may cause issues as well. Known […]

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Where the Pterygiums are

Reading the word, a person could conclude that a baby dinosaur has come to visit. Though the appendage can have the shape of a pterodactyl wing, a pterygium is not its child. The eye has a translucent mucous membrane that covers it and lines the inside of the eyelid. Once in a while, the translucent […]

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SLT Glaucoma Laser 1 Has Arrived

The anatomy of the eye has some unusual features. An eye is not solid. Once past the iris (the colored ring) and pupil (the dark circle) to the inner regions, a person would swim in a fluid. Called aqueous humor, it makes one smile since typically when entering into a body, one encounters blood instead […]

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Optimum Eyesight Needed for Flag Day

Every June 14th since Woodrow Wilson became President, the nation holds in highest regard Flag Day. A woman made the flag. Her business being upholstery since becoming a widow. In May of 1776, the Continental Congress had a secret committee meeting. Then a Continental Congress committee paid a visit to Betsy Ross shop. George Ross, […]

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The Eyes Have it on Senior Citizens Day

In the middle of August on the 21st National Senior Citizens Day comes. Then-President Ronald Regan, by proclamation, stated wherever a need existed, an older person would make their presence felt for their good and for the good of others. By 2020 the USA will have 1 in 5 as senior citizens. Presently about 16 […]

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Summer Solstice and the Eyes

The amount of sunshine hitting the earth varies daily, but it also varies seasonally. Two moments in the year, the Summer solstice occurs. In the Northern Hemisphere, June 20 to June 21st and in the Southern Hemisphere, December 21 or 22nd, the path of the Sun in the sky locates farthest. It means those days […]

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Making the Decision to Try LASIK

You have worn glasses for years, but just after reaching the age of 40, your eyesight has changed again. Not quite enough to get a new prescription but just enough to stress you a bit when doing several hours of computer work. Once one becomes tired of laying down the glasses and remembering where you […]

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Happy Friendship Day to Yourself

International Friendship Day on July 30th and Happy Friendship Day on August 2nd remind everyone that having loving platonic relationships makes life enjoyable. Strengthening friendships gives a person a way to bounce off ideas, double-check things told, and with social media make friends all over the world. The designated day actually originated as a marketing […]

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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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