Spring is finally here and temperatures are starting to rise, bringing barbeques, ball games, and other outdoor activities in abundance. The start of spring signifies sunnier days and more time spent outside, making it the most popular time of the year to say goodbye to your glasses and contact lenses and hello to LASIK vision […]
Children’s participation in sports and other physical activities helps promote a healthy and active lifestyle. Unfortunately, accidents do occur, and sports are some of the leading causes of eye injuries in children.
Eye injuries are the leading cause of blindness in children, and according to the National Eye Institute, an E.R in the United States […]
Crying or the witnessing of crying is such an ordinary part of life that few people stop to think much about it, but have you ever wondered why we cry?
The Truth About Tearing Up
Crying is defined as the welling or shedding of tears in response to intense emotions, physical pain, or simple eye irritation. Though […]
According to 2019 estimates from the American Cancer Society, there were nearly 3,360 new cancers and 370 deaths from cancers of the eye. Although cancers of the eye are uncommon, if left untreated they can eventually result in blindness.
An international study has confirmed that Glaukos iStent® Implantation in Combination with Cataract Surgery has been confirmed as safe and effective in treating Glaucoma.
They’re the difference between Clark Kent and Superman. The difference between the “girl next door” and her instantaneous transformation into screen siren. (At least as the common trope would have it.) They can even be the difference between an acquittal and a guilty verdict.
“They” are eyeglasses, and how they impact others’ perception of us — […]
If you have severe dry eye, you know what an adverse impact it can have on your life. Driving, watching movies, reading — anything that requires visual attention — can become an exercise in incredible discomfort, if not outright misery. And when your current treatment attempts aren’t bringing relief, the condition can feel that much […]
Glaucoma, the second leading cause of blindness in the world, is defined by the National Eye Institute as “a group of diseases that damage the eye’s optic nerve and can result in vision loss and blindness.” The optic nerve is crucial part of the visual anatomy that carries signals from the eye to the brain, […]
Your eye doctor might have more in common with Luke Skywalker than you think. Sure, he might not wield the power of the Force, but he does wield the power of lasers — the same technology behind the fabled lightsabers of the Jedi Knights.
Could a Jedi Knight perform LASIK surgery with their lightsaber? (LASIK stands […]
Eyes may be the windows to the soul, but according to recent studies reported by the American Academy of Ophthalmology, they’re also the windows to our health. How so? Research is showing that a retina exam may help detect Alzheimer’s in its early stages.
The brain-eye connection
When it comes to vision and the brain, we […]