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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 traumas. 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 […]


When Diabetes Becomes a Threat to Your Eye Health

Patients suffering from type 2 diabetes are in danger of contracting a number of other health related issues. One of these issues that can have a severe impact on your life is diabetic eye disease. Different Types of Diabetic Eye Diseases Diabetic retinopathy: This condition is a result of uncontrolled blood sugar levels. As the […]


How to Know if You Have Ocular Allergies

Ocular allergies occur when your eyes are exposed to some type of allergen. Allergies can be seasonal or be caused by dust mites, pet hair or many other possible allergens. Although they do not cause long term harm to the eyes, it is best to get the checked so your doctor can suggest treatments and […]


How Often Should You Get Your Eyes Tested?

Eyes are one of the most important sensory organs in the body, and it is important to keep them healthy and safe. A number of diseases that affect the eyes can be easily cured, but only if they are detected early on. This makes regular eye examinations extremely important for people of all ages. Even […]


Tips For Protecting Your Eyesight

Your eyesight plays a critical role in helping you enjoy life to the fullest. In fact, taking care of your eyesight is important even when there are no perceptible or evident problems. This helps ensure that you can continue to lead an independent life and pursue a fulfilling career. Whether it is keeping common allergies […]


Getting Ready For An Eye Exam

Getting your eyes checked regularly is important to your health because it helps you maintain sight and is extremely helpful in detecting any eye conditions.  Your ophthalmologist may carry out a number of tests as part of your eye exam to ensure that your eyes are in perfect health. These may range from simple tests, […]


Do I Need Lens Implants?

Intraocular Lens Implants, called IOLs, are small, flexible implants inserted into the eye to replace a damaged or dysfunctional natural lens. The IOL serves as a lens, filtering and focusing light that enters the eye. Of the many different types of IOLs available, each focuses light in a different manner. Certain types of IOLs, like […]


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