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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 […]
Preventing sore eyes: Good hygiene can help stop the spread of virus
Good hygiene is the best way to prevent sore eyes. Sore eyes or viral conjunctivitis is a frequent complaint during the rainy season. It is an inflammation or infection of the thin, clear covering of the white part of the eye called the conjunctiva. Blood vessels inside the conjunctiva become irritated and swollen, causing the […]