There are three different types of eye doctors and each one is a specialist in their specific field. It’s important to understand what each one does so you know which to use for your specific requirements.
My guide to buying prescription spectacles online, comparing the advantages and disadvantages relative to buying from a brick-and-mortar store.
Do you struggle to insert and remove your contact lenses? Do you find it impossible to see in the mirror at the same time? Learn to insert and remove your contact lenses quickly and simply!
No matter what the cause, having permanently enlarged red veins on the whites of your eyes can really take a toll on a person’s self esteem.
Sunshine on your shoulders can make you happy, but sunshine on your eyes may cause growths that permanently alter your appearance. Learn about these common eye growths and how to protect yourself.
Going to the opticians is a common task for a vast number of us. However, when living abroad such simplistic tasks pose a series of learning curves and challenges. Buying glasses in China is the same.
Movement disorders, collectively known as dystonias, can render sufferers unable to function without treatment. The good news is: therapeutic botox, not cosmetic botox, can give them back their lives.
Getting a red spot on your eye is a common occurrence and is usually painless and harmless. This article will tell you about a few causes of red spots on the eye.
One day I suddenly lost my sight in my right eye for a brief moment. It turned out that I had glaucoma. My ophthalmologist performed this procedure to control the pressure in my eyes.
Eye twitching will usually be experienced by everyone at some point in their lives. For the most part, it's normal, but sometimes can be caused from other disorders. Here are the causes...
What causes an eyelid to twitch? This article discusses 10 scientific reasons (and throws in a superstitious reason, for good measure).
What causes your eye to suddenly turn so red it looks like a bloody eye? How long does it take to heal? This article is based on my experience with this condition.
I have blepharitis, and it DRIVES ME MAD. Through my visits with an ophthalmologist, I've learned a few tricks for treating my itchy, red eyes.
This article explains what a cataract is, what the symptoms are, and a summary of my own experience with this condition.
You'd love to throw away your glasses, but Lasik (laser eye surgery) scares you. At last, there's an alternative—orthokeratology! OrthoK involves wearing special lenses at night that gently correct the shape of your eyes while you sleep,
A forceful sneeze or cough may cause tiny blood vessels in your eye to rupture. This type of event is called a subconjunctival hemorrhage.
Contacts lenses provide better quality of vision than glasses, and they also provide more freedom for physical activities. Here is my experience of contact lenses—the joys and the pitfalls!
Learn about various lens implants for cataracts, including premium lenses that may eliminate the need for glasses. This article is based on the author's personal experience with cataract surgery.
Your eyes and cataracts. Understand what they are, what do they do, and how can you get rid of them.
Detached retina symptoms can erupt literally in a flash—and with a flash. Discover the warning signs from a real-life experience.
Pterygium and Pinguecula are both caused by damage to the conjunctiva (a transparent, thin membrane that covers the white of our eye. There is a tendency to mistake one condition for the other.
An infant with sticky eyes, or an adult with teary, watery eyes, may have a tear duct blockage. Learn about home remedies and surgical treatment options for blocked tear ducts.
Five tips for cleaning and disinfecting your soft contact lenses, as well as ways to make your contact lenses last longer.
Within a seven month period, I had cataract surgery in both my right and left eyes. In this article, learn what a cataract is, how it is removed in surgery, and post-op care needed for your eyes.
I hope others can be reassured by my experience with cataract surgery and post-operative recovery. It is not as scary a procedure as you may think.
Explanation of what a YAG laser does for cataract surgery patients, along with a description of my own experience and results.
A review of the postoperative results of a Crystalens AO implant. Observations, improvements, and problems from a patient's viewpoint.