Every year several hundred trips are made to the ER for eye-related injuries stemming from Halloween costumes, masks, and makeup.
Most insurance companies consider refractive surgery an elective procedure, meaning that insurance doesn’t typically cover the cost
If you’ve been told in the past that you cannot wear contact lenses because of an irregular cornea or other problems, you may want to get a second opinion from Jessica M. Duran, OD. Dr. Duran has extensive experience in detecting cornea irregularities, prescribing and fitting Scleral Contact lenses. Brian M. Brown, MD., Inc., gladly accepts your Alphaeon CreditContinue reading “Keratoconus”
Scleral contacts are noticeably larger than standard gas permeable (GP) contacts and have a diameter equal to or greater than that of soft contact lenses. The smallest sclerals are approximately 14.5 mm in diameter, and the largest can be up to 24 mm. Large-diameter scleral and semi-scleral GP lenses rest on the sclera and vaultContinue reading “Scleral Contact Lens”
Keratoconus is a progressive eye disease in which the normally round cornea thins and begins to bulge into ane-like shape.
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Set a kitchen timer or a smart device timer to remind them. Alternate reading an e-book with a real book and encourage kids to look up and out the window every two chapters. After completing a level in a video game, look out the window for 20 seconds. Pre-mark books with a paperclip every fewContinue reading “Is Too Much Screen Time Harming Children’s Vision?”
Long-term exposure to the sun without proper protection can increase the risk of eye disease, including cataract, macular degeneration, growths on the eye, and a rare form of eye cancer. Even short-term exposure can damage the eyes. Sun reflecting off the water can cause a painful sunburn on the front part of the eye, called photokeratitis. It causes redness, blurry vision,Continue reading “Sunglasses can help perserve vision”