SMILE stands for Small Incision Lenticule Extraction. Many people may confuse it with the Laser-Assisted in Situ Keratomileusis (LASIK) surgery because of the specific similarities in both procedures. SMILE cannot treat higher-order aberrations, whereas LASIK can. Still, the results from a SMILE eye surgery can help correct nearsightedness without the need for particular invasive procedures […]
The number of people that rely on contact lenses to correct vision problems is growing daily. They are currently the go-2 solution and are classified as the world’s preferred seeing aids. Designed as miraculous pieces of plastic, they have almost eradicated the need for bulky glasses and offer wearers a more flexible option when it […]
Sometimes, we seem to forget what a blessing the human eye is. We love talking about philosophers and dreamers that look into the future. But we seem to forget that we are gifted with a pair of complex visual systems that make us see what’s going on in front of us.
Eye floaters are a common problem, especially with nearsighted or older people, where you see small floating blobs or wiggling lines across your eyes but they move away when you try to look at them. These moving spots can be accompanied by peripheral blindness or flashes of light. Eye floaters are caused by the vitreous […]
Your child will rarely ever clean their own room when you tell them to, so when the eye doctor informed you that your child would need to wear glasses to succeed in school, you knew this was going to be the ultimate challenge. It is overwhelming no doubt, but there are things you can do […]
For many, it’s all about how good you look. But what if you can’t even see yourself in the mirror; is that price worth the cost of beauty? Makeup can enhance beauty, or even cover up something you wish to minimize, but if not used properly and carefully around the eyes it can lead to […]
The importance of ones eye health is actually more then what meets the eye (no pun intended). Most people think that they only really need to go to an eye specialist if they can’t see properly enough that it is effecting their daily activities. This couldn’t be further from the truth however. First, you only […]
Everyone hears about how important regular medical check ups are. One of the things routine exams from your doctor can monitor is your vision, especially for the possibility of any problems that might damage or even eliminate your ability to see. Most people would agree that the possibility of vision loss would be a major […]