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Summer is just around the corner where people will spend most of their time under the sun. For people who do not wear transition lenses that can protect their eyes from UV rays, they use contact lenses together with sunglasses. Since the heat from summer becomes unbearable, swimming is a...
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rare eye diseases

Causes of Rare Eye Diseases and Treatment

Most people are familiar with common eye problems such as pink eye, cataracts, and glaucoma. Rare eye diseases can be seen only in fiction but not many people know that...
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Hyphema

What is a Hyphema?

Hyphema is the collection of blood in the anterior chamber of the eye, the space between the cornea and the iris, caused by bleeding or a broken blood vessel in...
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what is onchocerciasis

What Is Onchocerciasis?

Onchocerciasis is an ailment brought on by a specific parasite. African river blindness is another name for this ailment. It is the world’s second-leading cause of infectious blindness. Before blindness,...
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antibiotic resistance and eye infections

Antibiotic Resistance and Eye Infections: What You Need to Know

While eye infections can be dangerous, is it always necessary to take antibiotics? Antibiotic resistance has long been a public health concern, but it has now evolved into a serious...
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REFRACTIVE SURGERY

minimize the recovery time of cataract surgery

What Can I Do to Minimize the Recovery Time of Cataract Surgery?

The recovery time for cataract surgery is known to be short and uneventful if you followed the instructions of your surgeon and attend all follow-up check-ups. Cataract surgery with no...
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possible complications in cataract surgery

What Are the Possible Complications in Cataract Surgery?

In surgeries, there can be possible complications. The complications when it comes to cataract surgery are few because it is the most common and most successful procedure that is being...
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PRK: Chirurgia dell'occhio refrattiva

PRK: Refractive Eye Surgery

Here You Can Find: Knowing PRK PRK and LASIK Step-By-Step Procedure Risks and Complications Involved   Knowing PRK Photorefractive Keratectomy (PRK) was the first laser refractive eye surgery that is...
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EYE CONDITIONS

Ocular Hypertension: High Eye Pressure

Ocular Hypertension: High Eye Pressure

Ocular hypertension occurs when the intraocular pressure (IOP) is elevated. Untreated ocular hypertension may lead to glaucoma and blindness. Fortunately, there are people who have ocular hypertension that did not...
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cytomegalovirus retinitis

Cytomegalovirus Retinitis and Its Symptoms

A disease that is concerned with sight associated with AIDS (acquired immune deficiency syndrome) is called Cytomegalovirus (CMV) retinitis. There are AIDS patients who developed CMV retinitis. One report said...
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retinopathy of prematurity

What Is Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)

The eye illness retinopathy of prematurity (ROP) affects some premature babies born before 31 weeks. A full-term pregnancy is between 38 and 42 weeks long. It is a condition that...
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CONTACT LENSES

phakic intraocular lenses for nearsightedness

Phakic Intraocular Lenses for Nearsightedness

Implanting an intraocular lens is another option for people who are unable to undergo LASIK or other laser vision correction surgery to treat their nearsightedness. The Phakic intraocular lens (IOL)...
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special effects of contact lenses

Special Effects of Contact Lenses

The use of special-effect contact lenses is popular during Halloween night and special occasions. The soft contact lenses that are available in different designs are known as special-effect contacts or...
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Contact Lens-Related Fungal Infections

Contact Lens-Related Fungal Infections

Optometrists and ophthalmologists promote appropriate caring of contact lenses through their recommended lens solutions to reduce contact lens-related eye infections. Yet some risk lasts even with proper care for contact...
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GLASSES

are low cost sunglasses harmful

Are Low-cost Sunglasses Harmful to Your Eyes?

Sunglasses of high quality are frequently costly. So why not get a pair of cheap sunglasses that look practically identical? Or are low-cost sunglasses harmful to your eyes? When purchasing...
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are there glasses available to correct colorblindness

Are There Glasses Available to Correct Colorblindness?

There has been an advertisement about new glasses that can improve the color vision of people who have common forms of red-green colorblindness. There is an inherited type of color...
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how sunglasses protect vision

How Sunglasses Protect Vision

You have probably spent the previous few weeks reaching for your sunglasses whenever the sun shines, but do you realize why they are so important? Wearing sunglasses has numerous health...
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SCIENCE

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Is Glaucoma Connected to Tight Neckties?

It is common for neckties to be required in workplaces. However, there is research that cited the alarming effects of tight neckties on our blood flow. The mayor of Lancaster...
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Most Reliable Online Resources for Modern Ophthalmologists

Most Reliable Online Resources for Modern Ophthalmologists

In the current time and age of the internet, smartphones, laptops, tablets, and other digital devices, there emerges resources that are one tap away. Amidst all the free resources laid...
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Assessing Cardiovascular Risk Factors with Computer Vision

Assessing Cardiovascular Risk Factors with Computer Vision

Heart attacks, strokes and other cardiovascular (CV) diseases continue to be among the top public health issues. Assessing this risk is critical first step toward reducing the likelihood that a...
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DIGITAL EYE STRAIN

does night mode in digital devices really help protect the eyes

Does Night Mode in Digital Devices Really Help Protect the Eyes?

People spend most of their time using digital devices. People who stare at their phones right before bed may experience trouble falling asleep. Blue light comes from the sun or...
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Harmful Effects of Excessive Screen Time

The Harmful Effects of Excessive Screen Time for Kids

Parents nowadays are having a difficult time limiting screen time for their kids. Today’s children have gotten used to various devices at their fingertips. It is becoming harder each day...
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Screen Time Disrupts Sleep

Screen Time Disrupts Sleep by Messing Up With Body Clock

A new experiment has revealed how light-sensitive cells in our eyes can mess up our internal clock when exposed to light. The blue light from our devices could affect our...
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