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The Latest Myopia Management Techniques

Myopia management plays a pivotal role in preserving the visual health of individuals affected by this refractive error. By implementing effective management strategies, it is possible to control the progression of myopia and mitigate the risks associated with high myopia.

Is IPL for Dry Eye Right for You? Exploring the Candidacy Criteria

Dry eye syndrome, characterized by a chronic lack of sufficient lubrication and moisture on the surface of the eye, is a common condition affecting millions worldwide. Conventional treatments like artificial tears, eye drops, and warm compresses provide temporary relief but fail to address the underlying cause.

How Long Does LASIK Recovery Really Take?

For those who have struggled with wearing glasses or contact lenses for much of their life, LASIK can seem like a miracle solution. It promises the ability to wake up in the morning with perfect vision, to swim without worrying about losing a contact lens, and to live a life free from the constant need for vision correction.

Understanding Diabetic Retinopathy And How To Protect Your Eyes

Diabetic retinopathy, is a serious sight-threatening complication of diabetes that affects the retina - the light-sensitive tissue at the back of the eye. It can develop in anyone who has type 1 or type 2 diabetes.

Sun-related Eye Conditions: Prevention and Awareness

Sun-related eye conditions encompass a wide range of ailments resulting from excessive exposure to ultraviolet (UV) radiation. These conditions range from mild irritations like photokeratitis, akin to sunburn of the eye, to severe diseases like cataracts and macular degeneration.

Back to School Eye Exams: Why Kids Should Undergo a Yearly Eye Exam

As children grow and develop, their eyesight can change at any time. Whether they spend a lot of time in front of a computer screen or have issues seeing further away...

How Does Orthokeratology Work?

The eyes are one of the most sensitive organs in the body. Whether you’re at work or relaxing at home, the slightest disruption to your vision can cause problems in your everyday life...

Dry Eye Treatments- Home Treatments Vs. Office Treatments

When you suffer from dry eyes, you can experience a lot of discomfort and irritation throughout the day. You may want to find relief to improve your ability to see clearly and feel like yourself again...

How Do Seasonal Allergies Affect Your Eyes

The seasons will affect everyone differently. Most common are eye allergies that affect several people. This is characterized by swollen eyelids, itchy, burning sensation, or red eyes among others...

Age Related Macular Degeneration & Eye Supplements

Have you ever wondered what supplements are available to help improve your eyesight? And are there any that can slow the progression of age-related macular degeneration...