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LASIK Eye Surgery: Risks and Benefits

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Do you suffer from poor vision? Tired of always having to wear your glasses? What about those times you sit down at a restaurant only to realize you forget your glasses at home? It’s situations like these that make many people consider LASIK eye surgery. However, most of us don’t know about all the risks […]

Keep an ‘Eye’ on Your Cholesterol & Blood Pressure

Keep an 'Eye' on Your Cholesterol & Blood Pressure

There is little doubt that good eyesight is essential for enjoying a healthy and active life. Unfortunately, people get affected by certain diseases that can seriously affect the health of their eyes. For instance, most people are aware that high levels of cholesterol or blood pressure can particularly be bad for your health and are […]

Double Vision Causes and Natural Treatments

Double Vision Causes and Natural Treatments

Of all the sudden changes that we can experience with our sight, double vision is probably among the most alarming. Also called diplopia, double vision has a number of causes, but all result in roughly the same problem – seeing one too many of each object you look at. Most of us have experienced double […]

Cardiovascular Diseases and the Eyes

Cardiovascular Diseases and the Eyes

One of the most interesting features of cardiovascular disease is that symptoms are not only present in the body. You may experience symptoms in the eyes as well. In fact, current research suggests that cardiovascular disease may be spotted early during a regular eye exam. This is because symptoms of the condition can appear in […]

How Alcohol Affects Your Eyes

How Alcohol Affects Your Eyes

We all know alcohol can affect our bodies negatively, and these effects can be both short and long term. But what exactly does alcohol do to our eyes? Alcohol can definitely have short term vision-altering effects, but what about repeated exposure to alcohol? Are there any permanent effects that you need to worry about? Read […]

Double Vision Causes & What You Can Do

Double Vision Causes & What You Can Do

Eye doctors spend 70 percent of their practice’s time diagnosing and treating double vision. Even if you’ve never experienced this uncomfortable condition, it’s incredibly common. Double vision can occur in one or both eyes, at any age or demographic. It could mean you need a new prescription for your glasses. Or, it could be a […]

Are Women More Likely to Lose Sight?

Are Women More Likely to Lose Sight?

Women have always had kind of a one-up on men because it’s said that women live longer than men. But it turns out that living longer than men may not be something worth cheering for so much because it also means women are much more likely to experience vision problems and even lose their sight […]

Kids Spend Too Much Time on Vision Damaging Electronic Devices

Kids Spend Too Much Time on Electronic Devices

Technology has become an even bigger part of life than it was even just a few years ago. Due to the fact that computers, cell phones, tablets, and even video games are such staples in homes and even schools these days, it’s no wonder that many parents don’t realize just how much time their children […]

UV Rays Can Increase Risk of Cataracts

UV Rays Can Increase Risk of Cataracts

Everyone knows that UV rays are responsible for the development of skin cancer, but what a lot of people aren’t aware of is that UV rays can actually increase your risk of developing cataracts and other vision problems. This fact has not always been known. Before fairly recently when various studies were performed that linked […]

Can Your Wild Lifestyle Lead to Vision Problems?

Can Your Wild Lifestyle Lead to Vision Problems?

If you drink a lot, smoke at all, or are not a very active person, you could be setting yourself up for vision problems down the road. So many people just don’t know the consequences of the habits they have. But a lot of the things you do in your everyday life can have a significant […]

FDA Video Discusses Risks of LASIK 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 […]

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