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What you need to know about the sun and your eyes

The summer season is about having fun under the sun. While it’s all fun to play outdoors, prolonged exposure to the sun could bring you eye trouble. According to Asian Eye’s Cornea and External Disease Specialist Dr. Sharlene Noguera, the sun’s ultraviolet (UV) rays cause serious damage on the eyes. “Long-term sun exposure can have […]

How Glaucoma almost took away my vision

“One day, I just woke up to cloudy vision,” says 39-year-old banker, Charlie Mendoza. Since then, he would experience frequent headaches and dizziness. “Once, I was driving along EDSA, but I couldn’t see a thing! Good thing it was traffic, so I just followed the tail lights to get to my destination,” he recalls, “I […]

EyeSite Offers Affordable, Quality Cataract Surgery

Cataract is the leading cause of blindness worldwide. According to the Department of Health (DOH), roughly 570,000 Filipinos are blind in both eyes in the Philippines, 62.1% of which is due to cataract. Cataract is the leading cause of blindness worldwide and commonly affects people over 60 years old. Cataract occurs when the normally clear […]