Month: October 2016

What kind of laser eye surgery is right for you?

Until contact lenses were made popular in the 1950’s, the only way to correct vision problems was to wear glasses. Fast forward to 2016 and there is an abundance of different approaches to correct vision, from reshaping the cornea in laser eye surgery procedures such as LASIK and PRK, to refractive lens exchange surgery. So …

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Focus Exercises – Eye Exercises For Astigmatism And Eyesight

[toc]Do you suffer from eyestrain, blurred vision, headaches, increased sensitivity to bright light, tired eyes or difficulty sustaining attention? When your eyes get tired but still have some work to do, you can do a number of eye exercises to help improve your eyesight and take the strain away. The Best Eye Exercises to Improve …

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Age Related Macular Degeneration – Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

[toc]If you’ve been diagnosed with age-related macular degeneration, you’re not alone. In the UK, over 600,000 people are affected with the condition and is one of the leading causes of severe vision loss in people over 60. What Is Age-Related Macular Degeneration? Macular degeneration occurs when the small central portion of the retina, known as …

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Glaucoma – What Is It, Causes, Symptoms And Treatment

Glaucoma is one of the leading causes of blindness throughout the world, especially in older people, with estimates of suspected cases at over 60 million worldwide. [toc] What is Glaucoma? Glaucoma is an eye condition where the optic nerve, which connects your eye to your brain, becomes damaged, usually as a result of an increased …

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The Leading Cause Of Blindness Worldwide

Worldwide, over 285 million people are estimated to be visually impaired: 39 million are blind and 246 million have low vision. About 90% of the world’s visually impaired live in low-income settings and 82% of people living with blindness are aged 50 and above. So what can cause Blindness? Multiple afflictions can affect the same …

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The Myopia Epidemic Across The World – Which Countries Suffer the Most?

Over 80 million children are affected by the myopia epidemic and the economic cost is estimated at an annual $268 billion worldwide. In this blog, we’ll cover what myopia actually is, the symptoms you should look out for and the countries that are suffering the most and least from the condition. What is Myopia? Myopia, …

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