Keratoconus occurs in the estimated range of 5-20 per thousand people. It warps the corneal tissue on the front of the eye and leads to poor vision and transplants in many cases. Rigid contact lenses have allowed patients with Keratoconus good sight for years. New treatment options are on the horizon.
Line Free Eyeglass Lenses For Baby Boomers Join The Digital Age Boomers past the age of forty know what its like to have arms that suddenly are too short for reading. The lens inside the eye grown throughout your life and as it becomes larger and more rigid the focusing muscle become inadequate for clearing [...]
Keratoconus | Eye Doctors Contact Lenses and New Options for Treatment Keratoconus is an eye disease that causes vision to gradually worsen over time, as the transparent corneal tissue that covers the front of the eye thins and bulges forward, forming the cone shape that keratoconus is named for. Rapid increases in nearsightedness and astigmatism [...]
An Eye Doctors New Niche-Third Eyes Several species have remnants or actual third eyes present. While they may not be showing up at the optometrists office for trifocals, it is an area of interest to vision scientists. A Third Eye Complete With a Cornea, Retina, Lens, and Rod Photoreceptors The tuatara is a lizard like [...]
A swollen, yellowish raised area on the white of the eye located towards the outside can be very alarming when first noted on a child’s eye. Demolipoma is a congenital condition present at birth. It is a benign growth of normal tissue in a place they are not usually found. The area is not tender [...]
You can take simple steps to prevent a lifetime of visual disability and blindness for your family by a visit to the eye doctor. Eye wear for sports is an important decision for preventative eye care. If you or your children are regularly involved in sports, choosing sports eye wear is essential. A good idea [...]