In general terms, glaucoma refers to a group of diseases affecting the optic nerve. It’s one of the leading causes of visual disability. However, eye care professionals say that it can be prevented if it’s diagnosed early and treated immediately.[Read more…]
Archives for January 2020
Do Contact Lenses Provide Enough UV Protection?
The sun’s UV rays aren’t only damaging to your skin; they can be harmful to your eyes as well. That is why your optometrist often recommends you to wear sunglasses in sunny settings or limit the exposure of your eyes to direct sunlight. If you’re a contact lens wearer, you may also benefit from the UV protection of certain types of contacts. Read on to know more about contact lenses and UV protection.[Read more…]
Busting Common Orthokeratology Myths
Despite advancements in orthokeratology, some patients still express a little apprehension about the procedure involved. It can’t be denied that orthokeratology wasn’t as refined as it is now when it was first introduced in the 1960s. However, experts have come a long way to further develop the treatment and ensure its safety and reliability.