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Lifestyle changes are key to preventing diabetic retinopathy

Antonio Cruz has been diabetic since 1996. Unaware that his condition could put him at risk of developing a sight-threatening condition, he disregarded undergoing comprehensive eye checkups every year. Early this year, he started seeing black strings or cobwebs floating across vision (floaters) in his left eye. Upon having his eyes checked, he found out […]

LASIK: no more eyeglasses or contact lenses

LASIK is a quick and effective solution to correct nearsightedness, farsightedness, astigmatism and presbyopia or the loss of near vision. While it is regarded as a good alternative to eyeglasses and contact lenses, there are things you need to consider before undergoing LASIK. According to Asian Eye LASIK/Refractive Department Director Dr. Robert Ang, it is […]

How does glaucoma take away your vision?

For a long time, Elaine Rivera had difficulty driving, especially at night. She also suffered from headaches with blurring of vision, occurring almost every other day. In February 2014, she was diagnosed with glaucoma. Glaucoma is a group of eye conditions that result in optic nerve damage, usually characterized by increased eye pressure. Asian Eye […]