What does it mean to have “normal” eyes? Typically, normal shaped eyes means that the cornea, which is the clear, outer window of your eye, curves equally in vertical and horizontal directions. These directions resemble the patterns of the stitches on a baseball. When any light ray enters your eye and hits your cornea, the […]
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In theory, LASIK eye surgery sounds great, who wouldn’t want to be rid of eye glasses and contacts forever? But, with the surgery comes a number of risks that could mess up your eyesight even worse than it was. These articles discuss the benefits, risks and not so talked about facts behind LASIK.
LASIK surgery, like any other type of surgery comes with a bed of risks ranging from overcorrection to vision loss to glares and double vision. A surgery shouldn’t cause the problems you set out to fix. Along with LASIK eye surgery, five new alternatives have broken out onto the eye surgery scene. Those who don’t […]
We haven’t held our tongues when it comes to speaking out against invasive surgeries like LASIK on our blog. Over the years, LASIK surgery has become a popular surgical solution to various vision conditions. Needlessly invasive and not always effective, LASIK may be popular, but is far from being the best treatment option. However, like […]
Millions of people have laser eye surgery, like LASIK, performed to improve their vision every year. For some, the surgery is successful and their vision improves to the point where they don’t have to wear corrective lenses any longer. For others, the surgery isn’t so successful and while maybe their vision improves slightly, it doesn’t […]
Many people think of celebrities as people who get the best of everything in life. But their lives are not always as wonderful as people might think. Celebrities can suffer from the same ailments and trouble as the rest of us, including common eye problems. In recent years, many celebrities have undergone LASIK eye surgery […]
LASIK surgery is the most commonly performed laser eye surgery in the United States, but its popularity doesn’t necessarily make it flawless. LASIK, which stands for laser assisted in situ keratomileusis, is used to treat myopia (also known as nearsightedness), hyperopia (also known as farsightedness) and astigmatism. Over 600,000 LASIK surgeries are performed in the […]
The eye disease glaucoma is often called the “sneak thief of sight.” This is due to the fact that the loss of vision typically occurs over a long time period and is only able to be detected when the disease has become quite advanced. People suffering from glaucoma, unfortunately, don’t have many options and may […]
Myopia, more commonly referred to as nearsightedness, is a condition of a person’s vision that makes close objects appear clearly, but objects that are further away appear blurry. This condition occurs when a person’s eyeball is too long, or if the cornea, which is the front covering of your eye, has excessive curvature. When this […]
Ever since LASIK became a viable option for improving eyesight without glasses or contact lenses in 1992, it seems like more and more people are opting to get surgery on their eyes instead of first exploring natural alternatives such as improved nutrition and eye vitamins. We have become a world that is more concerned with […]
A lot of folks are talking about LASIK surgery as a way to say goodbye to glasses forever. You may even have a few friends who swear by LASIK and are pushing you to hop aboard the LASIK train too… maybe you’ve even done some preliminary legwork and called up a doctor or two to […]
Miracle or Nightmare? LASIK surgery has become a common choice for people who are experiencing vision problems. We have become a world that is focused on instant gratification. LASIK surgery offers an instant improvement for some types of eye problems. It’s estimated that almost one million people a year undergo LASIK surgery. Is the surgery […]
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