May 2014


Orthokeratology (Ortho-k Lenses)

Orthokeratology Ortho-k Lenses

Orthokeratology is a process that uses specially designed GP contact lenses to temporarily reshape the contour of the cornea to reduce myopia (nearsightedness). Orthokeratology is nicknamed “ortho-k” and sometimes called corneal reshaping (CR), corneal refractive […]

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What is AMD?

The condition we’re talking about is age-related macular degeneration (AMD). This progressive eye condition is the number one cause of severe vision loss and legal blindness in adults over age 65 […]

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HEALTH WATCH: Tips on giving your eyes a break

Everywhere you look, you’re reading, shopping, banking or being entertained online with digital devices small and large. In fact, 62 percent of adults use computers, smartphones, tablets or other hand-held […]

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When should my child have his first eye exam?

Routine eye exams are essential for children to be ready to learn in school, and experts say more than 80 percent of information children receive in classrooms is presented visually. […]

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Exercise’s Link to Retinal Disease

Exercise can help with weight loss, fitness and general disease prevention. But according to new research, there may be another reason to get moving: preventing the progression of retinal diseases. […]

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