Monthly Archives: March, 2014

Breaking Down LASIK

Most people, patients and eye doctors alike, refer to “laser-assisted in situ Keratomileusis” as LASIK simply because the full term is a mouthful. Run a quick search on Google, however, and you’ll see that the four-word terminology for laser eye surgery contains three terms. Here’s a breakdown of what LASIK really means: Continue reading →

What you Don’t Know can Blind You

How can you protect your eyes? Most people would enumerate ways to avoid just about every possible source of eyestrain. However, what many don’t realize is that your eyesight could end up getting damaged from a lot of other ordinary activities that, apparently, don’t really have anything to do with your eyes, much like:

Smoking

Smoking isn’t just bad for your lungs. As a matter of fact, it can also increase your risk of developing cataracts and other retinal diseases. It also serves to aggravate already existing eye problems. Continue reading →