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Fix Astigmatism With Laser Eye Surgery

Astigmatism is one of the most common vision related problems that affects more than half of the human population to some extent. Despite the fact that it is so common, people often tend to misunderstand it. In fact, even medical students find it hard to come up with...

Useful Tips To Keep Diabetic Eye Disease At Bay

With our dependence on technology increasing with each passing year, it is our health that has taken a beating as more time is being spent in sedentary behavior. This, in turn, has not only increased the rate of obesity but diabetes as well. And what is worrisome is...

How To Avoid Those Springtime Eye Allergies

Approximately one in five Australians experience seasonal allergies, aka allergic rhinitis, aka hay fever. Often these allergies are caused by grass or pollen that comes from trees, weeds and grasses – which is why these allergies are commonly experienced in Spring....

Why World Sight Day is observed

  Not many people are aware of the World Sight Day which is observed on the second Thursday of October every year. It is a global event initiated by the World Health Organization in coordination with the International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness...

Training your Vision: Does it Work?

We are often hearing of the myriad benefits of exercise. We might be told that going for a run or a swim, or participating in some other form of cardiovascular exercise keeps our hearts and minds healthy. It might be that we are told to partake in flexibility...

6 Useful Tips To Protect Your Eyes From Computer Vision Syndrome

We are living in a digital era where more and more people remain glued to their computer screens for work as well as recreational purposes. Although we have benefited a great deal from this piece of machine, it is our eyes that have been put under a lot of stress and...

Treating Eye Floaters

As we age, it is far from unusual for our eyes and eyesight to deteriorate. One example of this is the shrinkage of the vitreous (the gel-like substance that makes up approximately 80% of the eye) and allows it to maintain its round shape. When this occurs, the...

Eye Emergencies : What to Do

Eye injuries are something that deserves our utmost care and concern; even very minor – and seemingly insignificant – eye injuries could be the catalyst for loss of vision (or, in serious cases, even an eye) either shortly following the injury or later on in life. In...