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What Is a Cataract?

A cataract is a painless clouding of the lens in your eye that can negatively affect your vision. Cataracts are most common in older people; more than 50 percent of the population aged 80 years or above suffers from cataracts... Read More

Are Computers (and Other Gadgets) Hurting My Eyes?

What Is Blue Light and How Is it Affecting my Eyes? Blue light is a beneficial light found in sunlight. However, it is also emitted from a number of artificial sources, like computer screens, Light Emitting Diodes (LEDs) and... Read More

Am I at Risk of Macular Degeneration?

What causes Macular Degeneration? The precise reason for dry macular degeneration remains unknown. However, the condition most often develops with the advent of age. Dry macular degeneration influences the macula- the area... Read More

If My Eyes Are Dry, Then Why Do They Always Water?

The glands in the eye are responsible for making sure that the eye is always lubricated and nourished. The lacrimal glands, located in the upper eyelids, ensure that eyes are washed with tears each time you blink. These tears... Read More

How Thick Should My Lenses Be, and Is It Possible to Make Them Thinner?

Thick glasses have not always been considered fashionable. Even if you are someone who looks to glasses more for vision enhancement and less for a fashion statement, chances are you probably do not want to sport a pair of ov... Read More

Do I Really Need a Retinal Scan?

A retinal scan is important to gauge the state of your retina health. But then again, it is not always required as a part of a regular eye examination. So when is a retina scan necessary and what does a retina scan entail? ... Read More

Rock Your Shades in the Sun

Make a Splash With Eye Safety This Summer We know that keeping our eyes healthy year round is important, but did you know that the summer presents additional threats to eye health of which most people are unaware? The... Read More

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