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Is IntraLaseā„¢ Surgery the Same Thing As LASIK?

If you've been searching for a way to correct your vision without the use of eyeglasses or contact lenses, you've likely heard of LASIK - a form of eye surgery that corrects your refractive errors by reshaping the surface of your cornea with a laser. But you may have also...

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Common Reasons for Lasik – Why Everyone is Jumping On

Prior to making any investment decision, the potential benefits should be analyzed and the choice to get LASIK eye surgery is no exception. Before making the decision, you'll want to know everything there is to know, especially advantages. Here are a few common reasons...

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Bifocal Types: Progressive vs. Traditional – How to Decide

Presbyopia has been frustrating people for thousands of years, causing sharpness of near objects to blur. As the eyes age, presbyopia worsens and that has inspired inventors throughout the ages to get creative for the ultimate fix. Bifocal types have evolved, from the...

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Forget Losing Weight: Diet For Eye Health!

That New Year’s resolution to eat better won’t only help you lose weight, but you could consider it a diet for eye health as well. Poor diet can lead to diseases such as diabetes and high blood pressure, while a healthy diet can improve those conditions. While...

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REM Sleep and Your Eyes – What’s Happening in There?

If a healthy lifestyle is important to you, then you probably pay attention to your diet, relationships, and physical exercise. But how much importance do you place on a good night’s sleep? For most people, sleep is considered a luxury, not a necessity. Here’s...

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“Have You Been Working Out?” Eye Exercises and Whether You Should be Doing Them

Many people hit the gym or go on crash diets this time of year, hoping to get healthy. Some even exercise their eyes, eager to improve vision. But to what end? Do eye exercises work? Can you improve your eyesight by buying a book or curriculum and diligently sticking to it...

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How Does the Eye Focus?

The eye is a complex organ that manipulates light much like a camera does; it has lenses to change the focus and a sensor to recognize intensity and color. How Does the Eye Focus? Starting with the Cornea The first layer of the eye that light hits is the cornea, the surface...

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Your Eyeglass Prescription Expiration

After a visit to the eye doctor, you will get a prescription if you need corrective lenses. The prescription will only be valid for a fixed time; eyeglass prescription expiration periods vary but are usually one to two years. The expiration date is the last day that your...

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