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Eye Examinations on the Medical Card for Children and Adults (Ireland)

Children are entitled to a free eye test in Ireland when they are attending national school. The health board nurse generally carries out 2 eye examinations while children are in national school. Should further treatment be needed the child is referred to the health board's ophthalmologist for

How Does Crying Affect Your Eyes?

They say it's healthy to cry, but just how much crying is good? Is there a limit? How exactly does crying affect your eyes? Let's explore...

Improve Your Eyesight Naturally and Get Better Eyesight Without Glasses

One day you feel that you have problem with your eyesight, you go to the doctor, check your eyes, and find out that you had myopia, and then the doctor suggest you to wear proper glasses. You follow the instruction and the problem goes away, you think that you have solved the problem and improve you

What Is Astigmatism?

Acuvue Oasys for Astigmatism is a two-week daily wear lens by Johnson & Johnson approved for up to six days and seven nights of extended-wear

Is LASIK Surgery Suitable For People With Bad Vision?

If you are suffering vision problems as I was several years, I would like to first let know what I had tormented then. This may help you know to what extent your problems are, compared with mine. During that period, it was impossible for me to do something in the kitchen without glasses. Still worse

Advances in Cataract Surgery

Innovations have transformed the goal of cataract surgery from purely visual rehabilitation to a refractive procedure. This new article gives us an overview of the latest advancements.

LASEK Vs LASIK Eye Surgery

There may be some of you out there who are more knowledgeable than others when it comes to laser eye surgery. Of course, there are many variations such as LASIK, LASEK, PRK, wavefront custom LASIK, ep

Health benefits from lutein

More and more health conscious people are wondering that what lutein is. Actually it is a kind of powerful antioxidants that is reported to benefit body health. Those health conscious individuals are

Global Patterns of Eye Disease

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), there are about 135 million people who are visually impaired and 45 million people who are blind throughout the world. WHO reports that of the estimated 1.4 million children worldwide who are blind, 320,000 of them live in sub-Saharan Africa. Not onl

Lasik Corrective Eye Surgery - How Lasik Surgery Can Improve Your Sight

Previous patients have to rely on using eyeglasses or contacts anytime and anywhere they are. These tools are very annoying sometimes. With the Lasik surgery, it is now possible to forget about these old days. The majority of people who have undergone the surgery have seen their vision improved and

How to Find a Qualified LASIK Surgeon

Your vision is crucial, and it is important that you find a highly qualified and experienced LASIK surgeon that will not only deliver the best possible LASIK surgery but also minimize the risk associated with this procedure. A skilled LASIK surgeon can not only affect the degree to which your vision

How to Repair Titanium Eyeglass Frames

Eyeglass frames made from titanium are designed to be durable and last longer than other metal frames. Titanium is a strong, light and corrosion-resistant silver-colored metal. Care should be taken when working with and repairing a titanium frame.

Designer Prescription Eyeglasses Care Tips

Having spent a lot on your prescription designer eyeglasses, take proper care of them to make them last longer. Wash your prescription lenses daily with warm soapy water. Keep your designer glasses in an eyeglass case to protect them from dust and scratches.

Eyesight Issues

Sudden or gradual eyesight issues can be symptoms of eye diseases, diabetes or aging. Medications, fatigue and migraines can also affect eyesight. Report all vision changes to your primary care physician and ophthalmologist and get regular checkups.

Eye Strain - Causes, Symptoms and Natural Solutions

Things such as reading, working at the computer or watching TV require focus and concentration. You might not even realize it but these tasks put a lot of strain on the muscles in your eyes. As the muscles in your eyes become tighter they tend to become uncomfortable, dried out and irritated.