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7. PRK: Refractive Eye Surgery. Photorefractive Keratectomy (PRK) was the first laser refractive eye surgery that is used to remove (ablate) tissue directly from the eye’s surface to change the curvature of the eye cornea successfully. The surgery is a proven procedure designed to correct nearsightedness, farsightedness, and astigmatism.⁣ → Link

6. What Are the Qualifications for LASIK Eye Surgery? Since the technology was limited before, LASIK surgery has strict qualifications because they want to limit the risks involved with the treatment as much as possible. Now that the technology has been more advanced and improved, the procedure can accommodate more patients who want LASIK surgery. → Link

5. Does LASIK Enhance My Performance as an Athlete? LASIK surgery can be compared to contact lenses because one size does not fit all. Some professional athletes want surgery that can enhance their distance vision. People who read a lot, sew, or other close-up work want a procedure that combines near and distance vision. The activities and vocations of patients are considered because they should be tailored on how they use their vision the most. → Link

4. Why It is Dangerous to Rub Your Eyes. You may be wondering why it just feels so addicting to rub your eyes. Once you start, it is hard to stop. Out of tiredness, allergies, or dryness, we all tend to rub our eyes. But, a small thing like this may be the worst habit of your life. → Link

3. What Is Dacryocystitis? Dacryocystitis is the medical term used for inflammation of lacrimal sac. The lubrication comes from the tears that is produced by lacrimal glands. Nasolacrimal duct obstruction (NLDO) is the main cause of dacryocystitis. There are two categories which are duration and onset. → Link

2. How Will I Know if My Child Needs Eyeglasses? As a parent, you only want to give the best for your child. You want them to perform great in school, to have an activity that will exercise both their physical and mental being, and to have an excellent relationship with other people. For you, the health of your child will be on top of the list because you know how important it is for a parent to have a child that has healthy well-being. → Link

1. What Are the Different Degrees of Visual Impairment? There are extreme vision problems that even glasses or contacts cannot fix. Under visual impairment, there are serious vision problems that usually need assistance from other people who have functional eyesight. The cause of visual impairment differs because it can be a birth defect, genetic disorder, or eye disease. Being in old age and having injuries are other factors that can interfere with a healthy vision. → Link

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