Just What is 20/20 Vision?

When you were little and resisting eating your mom’s soggy cooked carrots, she may have used this line on you. “Not going to eat your carrots, eh? Well, so and so has 20/20 vision. I’ll bet he eats his carrots.” Everyone knows the term 20/20 vision. It’s kind of synonymous with perfect vision. But just […]

20-20-20 Rule

Digital eye strain is prevalent in many of our lives. With the increasing use of computers, phones, and tablets, our eyes are constantly working at a close or intermediate distance. Often, patients report dryness, burning, tearing due to reduced blinking when staring at a bright screen. It is common that extended users of digital devices […]

If You’re Over 40, Chances are You Have Presbyopia

With age may comes certain perks — wisdom, experience, discounts on some stuff. But with it comes an assortment of unwanted issues with your body: wrinkles, joint pain, age spots, even cataracts. And, for most people when they pass the big 40th birthday, usually presbyopia. Presbyopia is a natural consequence of the aging of your […]

All you Need to Know About Blepharitis

Blepharitis is a condition where the eyelids get inflamed and is typically a result of excess bacterial growth usually found on your skin, blockages in the eyelid oil glands or occasionally even allergies. This is a common condition of the eye, and it causes the eyelids to become itchy, reddened and swollen. Eyes might appear […]

Most Popular Lens Implant Options

A cataract is a condition that involves clouding of your eye lens that prevents normal light passage to your eye. A cataract surgery involves the removal of your natural eye lens, which carries the cataract. It is then either replaced by an artificial lens (Intraocular Lens Implant/IOL) or contact lenses or eyeglasses are used for […]

Astigmatism:Types and Treatments

Astigmatism is a common problem which is characterized by fuzzy, blurred, or distorted vision. It is basically caused due to an error in the shape of the cornea, which compromises the eye’s ability to focus light effectively. This means that the focal point occurs either behind the retina or in front of the retina instead of […]

Causes of Myopia

Myopia is a vision problem which occurs when the eye is longer than normal or when the curve of the cornea is too much. This causes the focal point to occur in front of the retina instead of on it. Focusing on close objects is no problem when you have this condition, however distant objects […]

Strabismus – Diagnosis and Treatment In Children

Strabismus is a condition where one or both eyes are not properly aligned. It is commonly known as a lazy eye, turned eye, or crossed eye. Patients who have this condition can be easily identified as their eyes will be visibly pointing in different directions when they are looking at something. It is not an […]

How Monovision Can Help Treat Cataracts

Monovision is a technique that helps patients focus both their eyes at different distances. One eye focuses at nearby objects while the other is tasked with focusing on objects that are far off. Accommodation and Zoom To understand how Monovision can help a person, the zoom process of the eyes have to be understood. The […]

What is Ocular Trauma and How to Deal With It

Ocular trauma, as the name implies, describes trauma to any portion of the eye. There are a number of different injuries that can result in ocular traums. Depending on the type of injury, an appropriate treatment approach should be chosen. It is absolutely necessary for anyone who has suffered from ocular trauma to be immediately […]

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