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Astigmatism More Common in Hispanic Preschoolers by Medline Plus Posted Tue 12 Oct 2010 8:21am Tuesday, October 12, 2010    By Amy Norton NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Young Hispanic children may be more likely to have the vision defect astigmatism than their African-American peers, a new study finds. Astigmatism refers to a distortion i ... Read on »
Is Laser Eye Surgery Right for You? by InternalMed .. Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 1:49pm DAVID R. MARKS, MD: Hi, and welcome to our webcast. I'm Dr. David Marks. Did you know about 60 million Americans don't see well? But today, more and more of them are turning to laser eye surgery. How does it work and is it for everyone? Joining us today to help shed some light on this topic are two experts, one doctor and one patient. First we have ... Read on »
Is LASIK for Astigmatism Safe after Cataract Surgery? by drhiss123 Posted Sat 28 May 2011 7:45am   Cataract surgery is a well known and popular procedure for older patients who suffer from vision loss after cataracts. Those familiar with LASIK surgery know that it is possible to have cataracts after LASIK. What some don’t know is if LASIK is possible aftercataract surgery Las Vegaseye doctors say that it is possible. LASIK af ... Read on »
Do Glasses Make Me Look Smarter? by Connie De Alwis Posted Tue 25 Nov 2008 12:00am Yep! I wear glasses! I'm not bat-blind or anything. I just have a mediocre case of myopia (near-sightedness) and astigmatism which requires me to wear glasses if I wanna look at words. One should never allow me to drive in an unknown area at night without my glasses because I won't be able to make out the road signs which will result in me drivi ... Read on »
Lasik Vision Correction by Harley W. Facebook Posted Sat 28 Aug 2010 2:42am Lasik Vision Correction – Excellent Way for Acquiring Clear Vision     LASIK is the acronym for “Laser-assisted In Situ Keratomileusis”. Light entering eye usually passes through cornea and reaches crystalline lens, positioned at the rear of cornea. This lens fosters focusing of light so that a clearer image is put together on the retina. O ... Read on »
PMA Final Decisions for May 2010 by FDA Posted Wed 07 Jul 2010 9:00pm Below are Premarket Approvals (PMA), Product Development Protocols (PDP), Supplement and Notice Decisions. This list is generated on a monthly basis. A PDF document that contains the "Approval letter and Summary of Safety and Effectiveness" is being added to this listing for each PMA. The PMA number will appear as ... Read on »
A Comparison of Commercially Available Femtosecond Lasers in Refractive Surgery by Irv Arons Healthy Living Professional Posted Thu 17 Mar 2011 5:32pm Over the past several years, I have either written or posted other peoples accounts of the use of femtosecond lasers in ophthalmology. Starting with the history of their development in October 2008 ( Intrastromal Ablation: A Technology Whose Time Has Come? ); an article on the use of the femtosecond laser to treat presbyopia by Dr. Rupal Shah in ... Read on »
What Is a Cataract? by InternalMed .. Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 1:49pm ANNOUNCER: Getting older isn't for sissies. Pop idols start to look like your kids; your old clothes are now considered "vintage," and then there's your eyesight. PENNY ASBELL, MD: The most common cause of cataracts is really just aging. We know that some diseases are more commonly associated with cataracts, such as diabetes. We know that some d ... Read on »
Get Yo' Green On Tuesdays - Dangers of Christmas Lights, Garden Lights and Mini-Light Toxins - A Christmas Light Product Warning by Shawna C. Patient Expert Posted Sat 20 Dec 2008 7:20pm Get ready to be shocked: holiday lighting, is poisonous! Every year my children and I decorate our tree with holiday lights - so do millions of children and parents around the world. Did you know that these lights are filled with lead and that by handling them, your family is exposed to lead? Nope? Neither did I. Like other holiday revelers ... Read on »
Lasik Surgery Las Vegas – Stop Hiding Behind Those Ugly Glasses! by drhiss123 Posted Sat 19 May 2012 6:08am Glasses and contacts can be annoying and expensive, so stop hassling with having to wear them every day and get a LASIK Las Vegas eye surgery. Your eyesight is a critical instrument and perhaps you have been considering alternative treatment for a long time now. If you are holding back due to financial reasons you should consider checking ... Read on »