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Ease Eye Strain in Today’s Digital World

According to recent survey, four out of five Americans spend significant amount of time in front of their computer or on a handheld device. Between work and home many people spend more than 10 hours everyday on a computer!  Newer devices are getting even smaller and more portable, which makes them easier to carry but [...]

By |March 24th, 2015|Technology, Vision|0 Comments

Contact Lenses Can Be A Safe Option When Used Properly

In the United States, 40 million people use contact lenses to improve their vision. While most of these contact lens wearers adhere to the guidelines set out by their doctors,  many do not. According to the American Optometric Association's annual American Eye-Q® survey, many people are putting their health and vision at risk by not following [...]

By |December 21st, 2014|Contact Lenses, Eye Health|0 Comments

A Hilarious Comedy Routine About The Eye Doctor

Brian Regan is a great standup comedian.  Here is a bit about his trip to the Optometrist... Enjoy from Clarin Eye Care

By |November 12th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Pixels Are In The Eye Of The Beholder

Searching for another Ultra HiDef television or a high-end cell phone? It looks like tech fans interested in a sharper view are sometimes paying for a larger number of pixels than their eyes can really see. With regards to televisions touting new 4k innovation, "a regular human isn't going to see a difference," said Raymond [...]

By |December 16th, 2013|Technology, Vision|0 Comments

A New Implantable Microchip May Create a 'Bionic Eye'

Bionic Vision Australia (BVA), an Australian research group, is getting close to implanting a microchip into a human retina and creating the first bionic eye. Associate Professor Gregg Suaning, of the Graduate School of Biomedical Engineering and a project leader said the new, 98-channel microchip, now undergoing preliminary lab testing, was a major step towards [...]

By |April 6th, 2011|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Cutting Corneas Can Save Eyes

Currently there's a shortage of donor corneas for those that need a transplant.  But a new procedure to help restore vision for two different corneal diseases may also address this supply problem. Two specific diseases, keratoconus and Fuch's dystrophy, affect different layers of the the cornea.  After the part of the cornea needed to treat [...]

By |February 3rd, 2011|Uncategorized|0 Comments

An Eye-For-An-Eye? Man sentenced to be blinded with acid

Wow. It seems the "eye-for-an-eye" legal code is still is use. In Iran, a man has been sentenced to blinding by acid after he blinded another man by throwing acid in his face. The convict, named only as Mojtaba, 25, threw acid in the face of Alireza, 25, a taxi driver in Iran's clerical hub [...]

By |January 3rd, 2011|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Misinformation About Cataracts May Delay Treatment

HealthDay (12/27, Thompson) reported, "Cataracts are a leading cause of blindness among seniors in the United States, with more than half of all US residents developing the cloudy vision of cataracts by the time they reach 80 years old, according to Prevent Blindness America, a nonprofit group that focuses on eye health." According to eye [...]

By |December 29th, 2010|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Up Close and Blurry

Have you ever found yourself needing to hold books, newspapers or menus at arms length in order to focus properly? Maybe computer work causes you headaches, or staring at your iPhone constantly leaves your eyes fatigued?  You may be experiencing a condition called presbyopia, a normal age-related change in your vision that affects your ability [...]

By |December 6th, 2010|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Stem Cells Grown on a Contact Lens May Restore Vision

Image via Wikipedia Stem cells that have been grown on contact lenses could be a cure for a common cause of blindness, claim scientists. Australian researchers said that this breakthrough could "dramatically improve" the vision of patients with damage to their cornea, the clear front surface of the eye, caused by disease or injury. The [...]

By |November 17th, 2010|Uncategorized|0 Comments