March 30, 2018

We all love our smartphones: they have made life so simple, our loved ones are always in touch with us, we don’t need watches, calendars, or alarm clocks, in fact, they even have reminders to help you remember your medication, and track your health and fitness activiti...

March 30, 2018

Lots of people who need glasses prefer to wear contact lenses instead. In fact, wearing glasses is not only a cosmetic concern, but also restricts your field of vision, and may be an impediment in an active lifestyle.

Why do people develop contact lens intolerance?

Even...

March 29, 2018

Every now and then you come across the term LASIK. What is it exactly? For those who do not know, LASIK is the short for ‘laser in-situ keratomileusis’ and is an extremely popular eye surgery that tends to fix refractive errors in the eyes such as nearsightedness or my...

March 29, 2018

Why do we insurance, or more specifically, health insurance? Have you ever thought about it? Why do people go through all the formal procedures and yearly/ monthly premium payments just to make sure that they get the insurance at the time they need it? The reason is pl...

March 28, 2018

There is a moment in everyone’s life when even contact lenses and eyeglasses get irritating and too much to use. The constant jitteriness, the continuous changing on lenses at regular intervals, all the precaution required when going out, the regular cleaning of the le...

March 28, 2018

What to Expect Before Surgery?

In case you were thinking, this is what you would go through before a LASIK eye surgery. Prior to the actual LASIK surgery, you have to undergo a number of base level evaluation tests, that is, tests that your doctor will perform on you to...

March 28, 2018

Conjunctivitis is the medical term for redness and swelling of the conjunctiva, the transparent mucous membrane that lines the eyelid surface of the eye. Any kind of infection caused by bacteria or virus can cause an inflammation of the conjunctiva which becomes red, s...

March 27, 2018

After deciding that you need cataract surgery, you have to decide where you should have your surgery, and who should be your surgeon. Once you’ve gone through these major decisions, your surgeon will hurl yet another decision at you!

You will now need to determine what...

March 26, 2018

Ophthalmology, derived from the Greek words ophthalmos (meaning eye) and logos (meaning reason and plan), is the study of the eye. Ophthalmology deals with the diseases, disorders and surgeries of the eyes and brain which can affect its structure or function. In simple...

March 26, 2018

Age Related Macular Degeneration, also called AMD is one of the most common causes of irreversible vision loss in the elderly. Very often, we attribute the decreased vision in people over sixty years to cataract, while AMD may also cause significant vision loss. In fac...

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