|Infant Development |
|Infants It is not until they are several weeks old before they can see their first primary colour which is red. The wonders of the world are often first encountered through the eyes of a child. Yet without good vision a child s ability to learn about the world becomes more difficult. Vision problems affect one in 20 preschoolers and one in four school-age children. Since many vision problems begin at an early age it is very important that children receive proper eye care. Untreated eye pro...Read More|
|Inserting and Removing your Contact Lens: Easier Than You Think!|
|Most contact lens wearers laughingly remember struggling in front of a mirror the first time they tried to insert or remove their lenses. As they soon learned, inserting contact lenses follows the old saying - with practice comes perfect.
For everyone from first time contact lens wearer to experienced contact users, here are a few helpful tips to show you how to properly insert and remove your contact lenses:
Inserting Your Lens
Place the lens on the end of your clean, dry index fi...Read More|
|Intra-Ocular Lens Implants Options (IOL's)|
|The word cataract is derived from a Greek word meaning "waterfall" (looking through falling water). A cataract is a clouding of the naturally clear lens inside the eye. Cataracts are most commonly caused by cumulative ultraviolet exposure and by chemical changes within the lens of the eye which is thought to be part of the natural aging process. Cataracts may also result from genetic predisposition, alcohol consumption, smoking, trauma, systemic diseases, or prolonged use of certain medications....Read More|
|Intralase LASIK Surgery |
|IntraLase makes it possible to operate on many patients who were not considered candidates due to their thin corneas. LASIK an acronym for Laser in-situ Keratomileusis (ker ah-to-mih-lu-sis) is currently the most common type of laser vision correction. It can correct nearsightedness farsightedness and astigmatism. During the LASIK procedure light is properly focused on the retina by permanently reshaping the central area of the cornea. The cornea is the transparent dome-like structure that ...Read More|
|Intraocular Techniques |
|Surgical vision correction techniques (including LASIK and PRK) are done at the surface of the eye. Intraocular techniques as the name implies are done within the eye. Two intraocular techniques hold promise: phakic intraocular lenses and clear lens extraction.
Intraocular techniques are derived from cataract surgery. (Cataracts are opacities in the crystalline lens that usually occur with age.) In modern cataract surgery the crystalline lens is removed and replaced with a clear artificial l...Read More|
|Practitioners of iridology claim they can help you just by looking at the iris, the colored portion of the eye, and make diagnostic judgments in relation to systemic aliments. This concept of iris analysis can supposedly detect subconscious tensions, hereditary weaknesses, and states of health and disease. Although they can t really say what’s wrong with you, iridologists claim their unique method can alert you to "imbalances" which can be treated with vitamins, minerals or herbs.