Lasik Surgery and Age
Did you know that the age of a patient can affect the type of Lasik treatment that they receive? Although the right course of treatment will depend entirely on the individual, there are guidelines in place when it comes to treating different individuals who have decided to have Lasik surgery. Here are some of the factors that doctors will need to consider when assessing patients of different ages for this procedure.
When a patient is between
How can "Motion Aftereffect" Trick Your Brain Without You Realizing it?
If you are a cyclist, have you ever experienced a strange sensation when you suddenly stop after riding your bike for some time? As if it seems that the world is slowly moving in the opposite direction in front of you? If you have, you're not the only one. Many people experience it on different occasions, especially after a long bike ride at a substantial speed. It's not an
10 Ways to Take Care of your Eyes
There is no doubt that great value is placed by people on their eyes and vision. Out of the five senses, people fear losing their sight the most. Indeed, a very important function is performed by the eyes, so taking care of them as best as possible makes sense. The eyes can be kept healthy just by doing a couple of simple things.
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LASIK: Criteria to Undergo Surgery
Lasik eye surgery is the most commonly performed type of surgery for laser vision correction. Lasik is a very effective and safe treatment for common vision problems. A high technology laser is used by an ophthalmologist to reshape the cornea of the in order to correct the vision. Lasik is an often painless and a quick procedure, and for most patients, vision is improved and the need to wear glasses or contact lenses is reduced
Google Glass Now Offers Prescription Glasses
By the end of April 2014, Google made an announcement that Google Glass options would be added for prescription glasses. Apparently, ever since these face-mounted computers were launched last year, prescription frames have been the most requested feature!
Toward the end of this year, Google Glass is scheduled to be released to the broader public. No wonder Google is trying to make the beta versions of its optical head-mounted eye-wear more
Contact Lenses and Swimming
Swimming with contact lenses can be very risky. The best option when swimming is not to have contact lenses in the eye due to the risk of infection. Some of those eye infections can be very serious and can lead to blindness. According to FDA, contact lens wearers should never expose contact lenses to any kind of water, whether it is tap water or water in hot tubs, lakes, oceans, showers and