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The CDC launches Contact Lens Health Week 2017

From August 21 to 25, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) will be organizing the fourth Contact Lens Health Week. The purpose of the event is not only to celebrate such a wonderful technology but also to raise awareness about the proper usage and care for contact lenses. This year, the CDC […]

Ten tips to keep your child’s eyes healthy and safe

August is Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month. In celebration of the event, we wanted to encourage you to keep your kids’ eyesight in tip top shape, too! See, humans are very visual, and we experience much of the world in terms of lightness, color, and other visual cues. You wouldn’t want your kids to […]

Management of Retinal Disease and Detachment

The retina is a thin layer of tissue that lines the inside the back of the eye close to the optic nerve. Without it, the eye would not be able to convert light into neural signals that the brain can process and recognize. Like all parts of the body, the retina is not safe from […]

Managing Age-Related Macular Degeneration

  The aging process comes with a number of health problems. Among the parts of the body, the eyes are among the most commonly affected, with people being at a higher risk of developing high-risk eye conditions as they grow older. Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is one such eye condition, and early detection can be […]

Laser treatments: Addressing Vascular and Eye Conditions

Laser Treatments for Vascular Disease Diabetic Retinopathy Retinal Tears and Holes (1)

If you know lasers only from science fiction films, then you probably recognize them as weapons of mass destruction capable of destroying entire planets, especially when built large enough. Real life lasers have more benign applications though. Apart from being used for science and many industries, they are utilized mainly to save and improve lives […]

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