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Wearing Make-up After Cataract Surgery

Many cataract surgery patients want to know when they can start wearing make-up after laser-based cataract surgery. There is no set rule for how long you should wait; every patient will be different. At the very minimum, most patients should not wear any type of make-up (powders, foundation or eye make-up) for at least one… Read More


Television and Glaucoma

It may be possible to identify glaucoma and other eye diseases by observing the eye movements of people as they watch television. A team of researchers at City University London put this idea to the test by comparing 44 patients with glaucoma against 32 elderly patients who had good vision. Eye tracking devices were used… Read More


Is LASIK Surgery Safe?

If you’re wishing you could wake up in the morning and not have to reach for your glasses or throw in a pair of contacts, you’re not alone.  Thousands of LASIK (laser-assisted in situ keratomileusis) procedures are performed each year for people who long for vision correction.  One of the top questions asked of the… Read More


Be Sure To Follow LASIK Aftercare Instructions

Thousands of LASIK procedures are performed each day across the United States.  Most of them are performed safely and produce great results for patients.  To ensure a satisfactory result, it is important that patients follow their doctor’s aftercare instructions. LASIK aftercare instructions generally include: Rest or sleep after the procedure.  It’s always best to go… Read More


Be Sure To Follow LASIK Aftercare Instructions

Thousands of LASIK procedures are performed each day across the United States.  Most of them are performed safely and produce great results for patients.  To ensure a satisfactory result, it is important that patients follow their doctor’s aftercare instructions. LASIK aftercare instructions generally include: Rest or sleep after the procedure.  It’s always best to go… Read More


Rubbing Your Eyes is a Bad Idea

You’re tired. Your eyes are itchy. Naturally, you rub your eyes and they feel better. What’s wrong with that, right? You can get dirt and germs in your eyes by rubbing them which could lead to eye infections. If you have progressive myopia, a form of short-sightedness caused when the eyeball is too long, rubbing… Read More