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Welcome to the world of eye-care, where innovation and technology come together to offer the best solutions for our vision. One such revolutionary product that has garnered much attention in recent years is the scleral lens. Scleral lenses are a type of gas permeable contact lens that are larger in diameter than standard contact lenses. They sit on the sclera, the white part of the eye, and create a dome over the cornea, the clear front surface of the eye.
In our current digital age, gadgets like smartphones, tablets, laptops, and gaming consoles have become an integral part of our daily lives. They provide us with a means of communication, information, entertainment, and even work.
Comprehensive eye care encompasses a whole lot more than just getting a prescription for glasses or contacts. It's a preventive measure to detect any potential eye disorders early and treat them promptly.
In September, the American Optometric Association observes Healthy Aging Month by educating seniors on how to care for their eyesight.
Dry eye syndrome is a common condition that occurs when the eyes do not produce enough tears or the tears evaporate too quickly. This can lead to a range of symptoms such as redness, itching, burning, and blurred vision, making daily activities challenging.
You likely know that ultraviolet (UV) rays can hurt your skin and cause sunburn, wrinkles, and skin cancer. You have probably picked up that they can also harm your eyes and impair your vision, but how so?
The oldest conceptualization of myopia was by Aristotle in 350 BC, who was the first to use a word close to myopia. He called it μύώψς (muoops), a Greek word that combined the two parent words, “close” and “eye.”