What is Corneal Refractive Therapy?

October 28, 2020

Corneal Refractive Therapy, often referred to as CRT for short, is a painless, non-invasive and straightforward treatment that can be used to help patients to see clearly the next day, without the need for glasses, contact lenses or laser vision correction. It has also been used to slow or even halt the progress of myopia – the most common refractive eye condition in the world. Here’s what you need to know about CRT, including how to identify is you are a suitable candidate for the treatment.

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Why Are My Eyes Dry After Wearing a Mask?

October 05, 2020

We are all well aware of the importance of wearing face coverings at the present time. However, while wearing a mask is a crucial part of preventing the spread of diseases like COVID-19, doing so can have a number of side effects. If you have found that your eyes feel much drier and stiffer since you started wearing a mask you aren’t alone. Dry eyes are now one of the most commonly reported effects of mask-wearing. Why does this happen and is there anything you can do to prevent it? Read on to find out.

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Why You Should Add an Eye Exam to the Back to School Checklist

August 31, 2020

Getting ready to go back to school is a very busy time, with lots of different things to prepare and think about. One of the things that is often overlooked by stressed parents with hectic schedules is whether their child’s vision is clear and their eyes are working as well as they could. Unfortunately, this could have serious consequences for your child and their learning. Here is why you should add a pediatric eye exam to the back to school checklist.

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Can You Reverse Macular Degeneration?

July 31, 2020

Macular degeneration is one of several eye disorders that is particularly common among adults over the age of 50 and is one of the leading causes of vision loss in the world. It is often known as age-related macular degeneration, or AMD for short.

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What Is UV Eye Protection?

The sun supports life on earth; however, its rays, in the form of UV radiation, can also pose a threat to your eyes. Some artificial sources of UV radiation, such as lasers, tanning beds, and welding machines, can also pose a threat. The three types of UV radiation are UVA, UVB, and UVC. UVC, absorbed from the ozone layer, is not harmful.

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