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Why Reputable LASIK Clinics Must Have A High Staff-To-Patient Ratio

LASIK Is Not A Life-Saving Medical Procedure •  LASIK is not an emergency procedure – it is an elective surgery, and patients come with a very different requirement profile. To illustrate this point, if a patient seeks medical help for an appendix removal, the decision is not a `choice’, but a `necessity’. The primary task … Continue reading Why Reputable LASIK Clinics Must Have A High Staff-To-Patient Ratio

Most Eye Injuries That Need Children To Be Rushed To The ER Are Caused By Air Guns

A lot of us remember how much fun we had during our growing up years playing with air guns. Going “hunting” in the woods during school breaks, practicing target shooting, banding up with friends into armed war groups… It is fortunate that we came out of those exciting air-gun playing days without an accident, but … Continue reading Most Eye Injuries That Need Children To Be Rushed To The ER Are Caused By Air Guns

Can Black-Ink Tattoos Be An Unwitting Cause Of Uveitis?

Whoever thought that tattoos could possibly have any negative impact on the eye? But, according to a research from the John Hopkins School Of Medicine, such a thing is not only possible, the link is fast being established as people with black-ink tattoo art on their skin have been found with an eye condition called … Continue reading Can Black-Ink Tattoos Be An Unwitting Cause Of Uveitis?

Why Seeing Halos Is Natural After LASIK Surgery

If you’re like a majority of LASIK patients who have been toying with the idea of being lens-free for years, you’re probably expecting to see stars after the procedure. What is this halo then? Halos, or glares as they’re also called, are a common occurrence during the first few days or weeks after the surgery … Continue reading Why Seeing Halos Is Natural After LASIK Surgery

Study Reveals Toddlers To Be Most At Risk For Chemical Eye Burns

According to a worrying new research published by Jama Opthalmology, young children between the ages of 1-2 are the worst victims of eye damage caused by chemical burns. In fact, toddlers are 13 times more at risk than even a 7-year-old. Chemical burns leave a grievous impact on eyesight because the corrosive agents can continue … Continue reading Study Reveals Toddlers To Be Most At Risk For Chemical Eye Burns

Do Virtual Reality Headsets Really Cause Ocular Herpes?

“What the #$@&%*! are you talking about? #$@&%*! herpes? Like eye blisters? Bro, I got a lot of events coming up and this is serious #$@&%*!. Are you using herpes as a generic term or actual #$@&%*! herpes simplex virus!?!?!?” This is an excerpt of a conversation between two Virtual Reality (VR) developers that has … Continue reading Do Virtual Reality Headsets Really Cause Ocular Herpes?

10 Best Cities In USA For Good Eye Health

If you are one of the 166 million Americans in need of vision correction, or extremely prone to allergies and other weather-induced irritants, the environment you live in will have an enormous impact on your eyes. Here are some useful tips about geographical locations that support good eye conditions and a list of 10 cities … Continue reading 10 Best Cities In USA For Good Eye Health

10 Worst Cities In USA For Good Eye Health

Geography and climate have such an enormous impact on eye health. Some of the most scenic places in United States – cities that look pristine, fresh and clean all year round — can leave you with allergies, irritations and all sorts of other eye-related problems that you’d never have suspected. To clarify the 8 criterions … Continue reading 10 Worst Cities In USA For Good Eye Health