Many people using eyeglasses or contacts everyday
can now receive Lasik surgery.
In order to be considered as a good candidate
for Lasik surgery
there are some rules you will need to abide by.
Lasik is FDA-approved for those 18 and older. Most providers encourage young adults to wait ....Continue reading
Summer activities are in full swing as we try to squeeze as much fun out of these warmer months as we can. However, it’s that time to start getting the kids ready to go back to school. Between shopping for new school supplies to organizing the fall schedule, there is a lot to be done. Let us help make it easier for your child to get back-to-school glasses.
Take this quiz below to see what pair of back-to-school glasses is best for your child’s personality, style and activities. There ....Continue reading
For someone with a retinal disease such as retinitis pigmentosa or macular degeneration, their vision loss is caused by photoreceptor degeneration. Photoreceptors are the retinal cells that capture light and convert it into electrical signals, which are sent back to the brain where they are used to create the images we see.
Many research groups from around the world are investigating ways to create new photoreceptors from stem cells for transplantation into the retina for vision restoration. ....Continue reading
Callista Polhemus’ attention to detail and eye for photography has helped elevate the Sacramento food scene. Working in marketing for Paragary Restaurant Group in the early 2000’s, Callista crafted a unique discipline in social media while learning from some of the best chefs and food photographers in the industry.
While she loved her job, her priorities shifted when she discovered she was pregnant and decided to become a restaurant marketing consultant, allowing her more flexibility.
Summer time is officially here and everyone enjoys a dip in a nice, cool pool during the summer months. While swimming is a great form of exercise and a relaxing way to cool down, the water can be hard on your eyes.
What Chlorine Does to Your Eyes –
Yes chlorine can make your eyes red! But the real dangers in pool water aren’t just a result of your eyes coming in contact with the chemical. The redness and discomfort that sometimes accompany swimming can be caused by bacteria that linge....Continue reading
Just like graying hair and wrinkles, presbyopia
is an inevitable sign that you’re getting older. Presbyopia is the normal, gradual loss of your eyes’ ability to focus on nearby objects. Most people will start to notice presbyopia in their mid-40s. But unlike your changing hair or skin, blurred vision is much harder to live with. Thank....Continue reading
There are a number of Lasik eye centers that you could choose from.
Choosing the best is the tricky part. You do not want to compromise your health especially your vision. And you do not want to end up with permanent negative consequences. So, it is essential to approach only Lasik eye centers that can offer you the best treatment there is.
One way to make sure that you approached a reputable Lasik eye center is to do some ample research. Continue reading
More than 22 million Americans
over the age of 40 have been diagnosed with cataract disease, the leading cause of preventable blindness in the world. An additional eight million people will be diagnosed by 2020.
What do cataracts look like?
In a healthy eye, the lens is transparent, allowing light to pass through and create a sharp image on your retina, which sends that image to the brain a....Continue reading
When you think of how a person who is color blind sees the world, what do you imagine? You probably envision their world in black and white or shades of gray. This is actually a common misconception.
Color blindness often means someone cannot distinguish between certain colors, such as blue and yellow, or red and green. In rare cases, a person will be unable to see any color at all. According to Preven....Continue reading
More than 2,000 people
injure their eyes at work every day but with the right eye protection, most of these injuries could have been prevented or the severity lessened. Whether you work in a manufacturing plant, an office or as a mom taking care of little ones, it’s important to protect your eyes. Read more>>
Are you in a position that requi....Continue reading