Category “Eye health”

Maintaing Your Eye Health in Middle Age

May 21st, 2012
Maintaing Your Eye Health in Middle Age

The USA is fond of creating a variety of events to celebrate how you should look after your health. The latest in this series is Healthy Vision Month which takes place this month in California. Seemingly losing sight is the one sense most people worry most about, which is perhaps understandable. Yet at the same […]

LASIK Eye Treatment Makes Its Way to the Middle East

May 9th, 2012
LASIK Eye Treatment Makes Its Way to the Middle East

It isn’t just the USA, Europe and other western nations that are seeing an upsurge in use of LASIK laser eye treatment. Patients in Oman are also benefiting. Patients requiring treatment visit the Muscat Eye Laser Centre, which uses a particular system called Z-LASIK. Uptake has apparently been nothing short of phenomenal. Worldwide 30 million […]

Protecting the Eyes in Sport

April 23rd, 2012
Protecting the Eyes in Sport

While protecting bones and the head is often considered vital when playing sport, the eyes can be and often are neglected. However, recent research has found in the USA alone there are 40,000 eye injuries each year. Even more alarming one-third of this figure involves children. One US based Ophthalmologist Sandy Feldman believes that the […]

Advances in Eye Treatment

March 26th, 2012
Advances in Eye Treatment

Ever since the laser was used for the treatment of eye disease there have been great strides in both its development and the ways in which it is used. To most people TV laser eye treatment means improving eyesight and not having to wear spectacles again. However, this is only one small aspect – there […]

Glaucoma Promotion this Month

March 19th, 2012
Glaucoma Promotion this Month

March is Glaucoma month in that medical doctors have suggested that people get their eyes checked out for any signs of glaucoma. In Australia glaucoma checks have been heavily promoted to coincide with Senior Citizens Week. As such pensioners and other older people are being advised to get their eyes examined, as it is a […]

Can Microchips be the Long Term Solution to Improved Health?

March 7th, 2012
Can Microchips be the Long Term Solution to Improved Health?

That’s certainly the opinion of a growing number of medical scientists. Without doubt one of the greatest inventions of our modern times is that of the computer microchip. Not only is it found in diverse products as TV sets to smartphones and computers it is found in many medical and dental equipment, vital for the […]

Questions in Taiwan about the Safety of LASIK Eye Surgery

February 22nd, 2012
Questions in Taiwan about the Safety of LASIK Eye Surgery

In Taiwan there have been reported complications in some LASIK Eye Surgery patients, which has left the medical profession accused of using an unsafe procedure to treat eye conditions. Moreover, one of the leading optical health professionals in Taiwan decided to stop using the therapeutic treatment, causing further controversy. However, a leading expert has rebuffed […]

Winter Sees an Increase in Demand for Laser Treatments

December 23rd, 2011
Winter Sees an Increase in Demand for Laser Treatments

Interestingly, cosmetic surgeons have noted that the winter months appear to create an increased demand for laser treatments. Speaking with reporters, Dr. Lyle Weeks a prominent US plastic surgeon said: “It’s very important to avoid the sun as much as possible and it’s a lot easier to do that in the winter time than it […]

New Cataract Operation Developed

December 19th, 2011
New Cataract Operation Developed

A medical centre in the US State of Michigan has developed a new bladeless cataract surgical procedure. Called the Lens Sx the device is based on LASIK laser technology, something much used these days by a growing number of eye surgeons and optometrists. Cataracts are mainly a problem for older people, and with an aging […]

Protecting Eyesight from Arc Flashes

December 5th, 2011
Protecting Eyesight from Arc Flashes

Today’s modern world relies heavily on good illumination, both at home and work. Perhaps one of the greatest inventions of the modern age is the light bulb, along with discovery of electricity. Yet, for most people, using these inventions is just accepted, without a thought given to those working in the industry that provides these […]

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