In the Journals

New Display Screens Promise Vision Correction

Could the screens on your tablet or computer correct your vision problems? That’s the question researchers from the University of California, Berkeley and MIT are trying to answer.
 
Think about your family and close friends. How many of them use either glasses or contacts on a daily basis? Odds are you know quite a few people […]

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By |August 19th, 2014|Cutting Edge, EyeCare Topics, In the Journals|0 Comments

Macular Holes: Are You Seeing Waves?

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Sight is a complicated process. The simultaneous interaction between many components in the eye creates the detailed and colorful perspective through which we see the world.

Damage to any part of the eye can cause vision loss or impairment, either temporary or permanent.
The Function Of The Macula
Located at the back of the eye, the macula […]

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By |July 29th, 2014|Cutting Edge, EyeCare Topics, In the Journals|0 Comments

Gender Vision Differences: Men And Women Don’t See Eye To Eye

Studies show that there may be a bigger differences between men and women than we thought—including how they see!
It doesn’t take a seasoned doctor or psychologist to tell you that there are some significant differences between the genders of male and female. Everything from our body’s basic makeup, to the way we think and act, […]

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By |April 10th, 2014|EyeCare Topics, In the Journals|0 Comments

Tattoo Ink May Trigger Uveitis, A Serious Eye Inflammation Condition

Black ink used in tattoos may cause inflammation of the uvea―the middle structure of the eye.
Here at EyeCare 20/20, when we talk about taking preventative steps to protect your eyes from outside dangers or harmful conditions, it typically involves basic safety tips. For instance, do not work near potentially hazardous equipment or dangerous chemicals without […]

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By |April 3rd, 2014|Cutting Edge, EyeCare Topics, In the Journals|0 Comments

Vision Apps: Could A Video Game A Day Keep The Eye Doctor Away?

A new vision app created by neuroscientists aims to help improve your vision.
Ever since video games became a common staple in adolescent life a few decades ago, many parents have wondered aloud about the danger that these computer images could have on their child’s eyes. After all, sitting in front of the television screen playing […]

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By |March 25th, 2014|Cutting Edge, EyeCare Topics, In the Journals, Pediatric Eye Care|0 Comments

Studies Show That, As We Age, Our Ability To See Vivid Colors Decline

A new research study confirms that our color vision may decline as we age.
One of the greatest aspects of entering the Spring season and leaving the Winter months behind is the fact that the world outside switches from a canvas of boring white and grey, to a landscape full of vibrant, colorful Spring flowers and […]

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By |March 17th, 2014|EyeCare Topics, In the Journals, Outside Interests, Senior Vision|0 Comments

Glaucoma Patients May Find Release Through Medicated Contact Lenses

New contact lenses release drugs into the eye, easing glaucoma suffering.
Glaucoma is often recognized as one of the most severe and serious of the different vision problems that commonly affect seniors. Not only is this disease the world’s leading cause of irreversible blindness, but it is often times incurable as well, making it a dangerous […]

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By |December 12th, 2013|Cutting Edge, EyeCare Topics, In the Journals|0 Comments

Oral Contraceptives May Increase Glaucoma Risk Factors in Women

New study shows that birth control pills may lead to serious eye disease.
Whenever we begin taking a new medication or health product, we are often much more concerned with the positives that it will bring to our lives than we are with the negatives. In fact, whenever you pick up a new prescription, whether it […]

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By |November 19th, 2013|Cutting Edge, EyeCare Topics, In the Journals|0 Comments

Eye Injury Prevention Month: How To Protect Your Vision At Work

Tips on how to keep your eyes safe and protected while at work.
If you are an active person or participate in high-impact sports frequently, you may be aware of the dangers that your eyes can face when participating in these kinds of activities. For instance, you could easily take an elbow to the eye when […]

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People Taking Statin-Based Drugs May Be More at Risk for Cataracts

A new study examines the link between cataracts and cholesterol-lowering drugs.
There are a number of different lifestyle factors that can lead to vision loss and serious eye problems, such as a history of smoking, your diet and exercise routine, and even your overall exposure to sunlight. And in these lifestyle examples, it only makes sense […]

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