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Side Effects of LASIK Eye Surgery

LASIK is a popular surgery used to correct vision in people who are nearsighted, farsighted or have astigmatism. LASIK eye surgery works by reshaping the cornea, the clear front part of the eye, so that light traveling through it is properly focused onto the retina located in the back of…

Published: January 27, 2019 Read Post
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Corrective Eye Surgery

Corrective eye surgery, also called refractive and laser eye surgery, refers to any surgical procedure used to fix vision problems. Safe and effective corrective eye surgery is a commonly performed method of vision correction to reduce or even eliminate your dependence on glasses or contact lenses. If you would like…

Published: January 20, 2019 Read Post
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Can You Prevent Cataracts?

A cataract is a clouding of the lens of the eye that occurs naturally with age. Cataracts affect nearly 22 million Americans age 40 and older and by age 80, more than half of all Americans will have cataracts. While there is no scientific proof that you can prevent…

Published: January 13, 2019 Read Post
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What is the Difference Between Nearsighted and Farsighted?

For vision to work properly, both your distance and near vision should be clear. Both nearsightedness and farsightedness are refractive conditions, referring to how light is focused in relation to the eye. Below, learn what farsightedness and nearsightedness mean, as well as the differences between the two. Farsightedness The technical…

Published: January 6, 2019 Read Post
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Eye Surgery for Farsightedness

Hyperopia (farsightedness) is a common vision problem, affecting about one-fourth of the population. People with hyperopia can see distant objects well, but have difficulty focusing on objects that are up close. What Causes Farsightedness? The eyeball of a farsighted person is shorter than normal. This causes light rays entering the…

Published: December 30, 2018 Read Post