More and more people age 18-30 are being prescribed glasses, from the use of technology gadgets, computers and for driving. The most common reason for those age 18-30 and need glasses for driving and other distance vision problems, or who wear glasses full time is: Myopia, also known as short-sight You may also have astigmatism, […]
"Don't sit so close to the television...you'll ruin your eyes!" Pretty much all of us will have had this shouted at us as kids! And to be fair to our concerned parents, there used to be some truth in the saying!
Have you ever wondered what stepping into a hospital in the future will be like? You’ve watched the Sci-Fi movies that marvel of the future, speculated for yourself about the possibilities and found yourself wondering ‘what the future will be like?’. Patients of the future have a lot of exciting changes and developments to look […]
Recently, a 27 year-old man from Southern China successfully regained his eyesight after receiving transplantation surgery using a pig’s cornea. Although this surgery is not the first, it is one of a handful that have been carried out in the world, and is a huge breakthrough in the world of vision and Xenotransplantation (using animals […]
Just like wearing lipstick, thick long eyelashes are a beauty trend that have stuck with us since we can remember. Mascara wands are a staple item in make-up bags across the globe, helping us get the magic lashes we see in adverts. But as we continue to find new ways to extend our lashes, have […]
Typically, optometrists and ophthalmologists recommend that most people go for an eye health check-up at least once every two years. The value of a regularly scheduled eye examination extends far beyond simply identifying a need for vision correction. In fact, periodic check-ups can also be useful in helping to diagnose other common medical conditions, both […]
New tinted contact lenses are set to transform your vision this summer
The US Food and Drug Association (FDA) have recently approved the first ever tinted contact lenses, which is expected to be introduced in early 2019. Created by UK business Johnson & Johnson Vision, this new eyewear has technology inside it that will make the lens darken automatically in reaction to light exposure. Whilst this is […]