How Do We See? rays enter the eye through the cornea, pupil and lens. The cornea is the clear, round dome covering the iris, the colored ring in the center of the eye, and the pupil, the black circle in the middle of the iris. The light rays then pass through the vitreous, a clear, gel-like substance thatContinue reading “How Do We See?”

What Is a Refractive Error?

What Is a Refractive Error? In the normal, healthy eye, the cornea is clear, smooth and round and the lens is clear, allowing light rays to pass through unobstructed and be focused sharply on the retina. However, if the cornea is not as smooth, clear or round as it should be, or the eyeball isContinue reading “What Is a Refractive Error?”

Adjustable IOL Could Help Some Ditch Their Glasses After Cataract Surgery

Many people who have cataract surgery still need glasses after the sight-saving procedure. But a new kind of artificial lens could help more people be free of glasses after cataract surgery. It’s called the light-adjustable intraocular lens or RxLAL. An intraocular lens (or IOL) is a tiny, artificial lens for the eye. It replaces theContinue reading “Adjustable IOL Could Help Some Ditch Their Glasses After Cataract Surgery”


THE EYES ARE unwell. Their childhood suppleness is lost. The lenses, as we log hours on this earth, thicken, stiffen, even calcify. The eyes are no longer windows on souls. They’re closer to teeth. To see if your own eyes are hardening, look no further than your phone, which should require no exertion; you’re probablyContinue reading “WHAT ARE SCREENS DOING TO OUR EYES—AND OUR ABILITY TO SEE?”

Put a fresh face forward

Pellevé precisely heats the thick layers of your skin using advanced radio- frequency energy without damaging the epidermis, or top layer. The heat causes the existing collagen in your skin to contract and tighten*. Also after the treatment, your skin will start to produce new collagen. The result is an improvement in skin tightness andContinue reading “Put a fresh face forward”

Myths and misconceptions about green eyes:

Green eyes are rare and as such they are considered very mysterious. People with green eyes are considered to be curious, intelligent and a little surprising. Green eyes have also been associated with mischievousness. Green is the color of jealousy and people with green eyes are said to have a strong jealous streak.

Happy St. Patrick’s Day

St. Patrick’s Day is the observation of the death of St. Patrick, the patron saint of Ireland. A variety of festivals across the globe celebrating Irish culture with parades, special foods, music, dancing, and a whole lot of green. A leprechaun (Irish: leipreachán/ luchorpán) is a type of fairy of the Aos Sí in IrishContinue reading “Happy St. Patrick’s Day”

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