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Can The Habit Of Reading A Book In Bed Really Hurt The Eyes?

A topic about eye health that’s currently doing the rounds in social media is reading while lying down. Rumor has it that some research studies have proved a connection between this common habit and permanent eye damage. And concerned people are looking back to years of curling up in bed with a book, and wondering … Continue reading Can The Habit Of Reading A Book In Bed Really Hurt The Eyes?

Is The Baby Crying Too Much Or Is It Epiphora?

Infants come with their own, special share of common baby-related illnesses. But, along with the usual coughs, colds and digestive troubles, parents also have to be constantly aware of signs of problems related to the eye. Babies cannot communicate discomforts in the eye without crying, and tears can camouflage an eye condition involving blocked tear … Continue reading Is The Baby Crying Too Much Or Is It Epiphora?

Conquer These 4 Common Pre-LASIK Fears Once And For All

Fear #1: You Will Be Awake During Surgery Surveys show that the idea of being awake during the LASIK procedure scares most potential candidates away from going through the surgery. In spite of knowing how exponentially LASIK will change the quality of their everyday lives, they balk at the last moment because of the fear, … Continue reading Conquer These 4 Common Pre-LASIK Fears Once And For All

Pop The Cork, Not The Eye: How To Safely Open A Bottle Of Champagne

It’s something you’d expect Tom to do in a Tom And Jerry cartoon. But ask 900,000 Britishers,  and they will tell you that getting punched  in the eye by a champagne cork is no funny matter. They should know because 12% of UK’s entire population suffers from champagne-related injuries every year. Before you start calling … Continue reading Pop The Cork, Not The Eye: How To Safely Open A Bottle Of Champagne

How To Keep Conjunctivitis Out Of Classrooms

If you are a parent or a teacher, you are well aware of the scrouge of Conjunctivitis (Pink Eye) in a classroom. Once a child gets it, others go down like dominos with the infection. This contagion of inflamed eyes is an enthusiastic traveler, spreading quickly through direct contact with an infected child’s bodily secretions, … Continue reading How To Keep Conjunctivitis Out Of Classrooms

How Exactly Does Smoking Harm The Eyes? Here Are 9 Ways

Lungs and heart are not the only essential organs that get compromised by the habit of smoking. With many years of smoking, vision also begins to degenerate, but because blindness isn’t life-threatening, this worrisome fact is often overlooked when putting out statutory warnings against smoking. There are 4,700 chemicals contained in a stick of cigarette … Continue reading How Exactly Does Smoking Harm The Eyes? Here Are 9 Ways

Forget Celebrities – Even Star Wars Robot C-3PO Had LASIK Surgery!

What can be a more ringing endorsement for LASIK than the fact that even an autonomous programmable machine like Star War’s C-3PO, with his outstanding celluloid representation of robotics and fluency in over 6 million forms of communications, couldn’t solve his own vision problems without the help of refractive eye surgery! During the filming of … Continue reading Forget Celebrities – Even Star Wars Robot C-3PO Had LASIK Surgery!

Is It Just A Common Eye Allergy, Or Is It Ocular Rosacea?

Rosacea is chronic skin disorder that is so easy to spot, we all know what it is. Typically beginning after the age of 30, Rosacea causes a flaming redness to appear on the cheeks, nose, chin or forehead. Sometimes, the ruddiness even spreads to the neck, chest, scalp and ears. Marked by bumps, swellings, acne … Continue reading Is It Just A Common Eye Allergy, Or Is It Ocular Rosacea?