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LASIK Surgery

What is LASIK (Laser Eye Surgery)? LASIK (laser-assisted in-situ keratomileusis) is a surgery performed by an Opthalmologist on refractive errors of the eye. It is a notably effective form of treatment for these eye conditions  and is commonly practiced all over the world. Which Eye Conditions Can Be Treated With…

Published: 2016-05-18Read Article
Amblyopia (Lazy Eye)

What is Amblyopia? Amblyopia is commonly referred to as lazy eye, characterized by decreased vision in one or both eyes (bilateral amblyopia). When we are born our vision is not fully developed. From birth through 6-9 years of age, our eyes develop drastically. If one of our eyes suffers from…

Published: 2016-05-18Read Article
Strabismus (Crossed Eyes)

What is Strabismus? Commonly referred to as crossed-eyes, strabismus is an eye condition where the eyes do not work together to focus on the same object. Strabismus is the result of the 6 muscles around your eye not working in unison. The result is 2 different images being relayed to…

Published: 2016-05-18Read Article

What is Astigmatism? Astigmatism is a common refractive error of the eye, just as myopia and hyperopia are. A refractive error of the eye means that an imperfection is affecting the way light bends (refracts) as it enters your eye. The way your eye bends light determines how you will…

Published: 2016-05-18Read Article
Hyperopia (Farsightedness)

What is Hyperopia? Hyperopia is a refractive error of the eye, often referred to as farsightedness. Those with hyperopia have difficulties focusing on objects near them.  If the hyperopia is severe enough, distance objects can also be blurry. Hyperopia is the result of your eyes bending light too weakly, causing…

Published: 2016-05-18Read Article