People who have suffered a retinal tear find themselves at an increased risk of developing a retinal detachment. A detached…
The importance of smartphones is undeniable for today’s society. It would be hard to find a person without a smart device, and it easy to see why since these devices have become quite useful. For example, there is a new app that has just been developed meant to detect an eye disease.
At some point, you might look into a mirror and see a red spot on one of your eyes. Although the sight appears distressing, the spot is not necessarily a serious medical problem. The spot forms when a fragile blood vessel beneath the conjunctiva ruptures and leaks blood. The condition is referred to as a subconjunctival hemorrhage.
Nanotechnology refers to work that’s done at the very smallest of scales. In nanotechnology, individual molecules and even atoms are moved and manipulated. Nanotechnology was first discussed in the late 1950s.
New technological advances such as virtual reality (VR) have been used to help eye care patients in recent years. Now, some companies are utilizing the incredibly useful VR technology for training doctors for real life situations.
Whether one has a prescription for them or just likes wearing them to make a fashion statement, eyewear is one of the hottest style accessories going. The right pair or pairs can transform an ensemble, attitude and turn heads. Every season, new eyewear trends emerge, and for 2019, both the runway and social media are showing off all kinds of bold and beautiful frames.
Many electronic devices like the smartphone, tablet and computer screens all contain it, and even natural sunlight has a ton of it. It’s just about everywhere one looks. It’s called blue light, and these short-wavelength, high-energy light rays can cause more harm than good when too much of them are exposed to the eyes.
A majority of the world’s population suffers from some sort of vision impairment that needs correcting. If you have ever received a glasses prescription you may have been recommended prism lenses to help correct your vision.
Keratitis can be summed up as a general inflammation of the cornea. The cornea is responsible for about sixty percent of your total optical power. Inflammation of the cornea can cause a multitude of problems from very minor to total blindness if not treated properly.
Opthamologists are constantly using technology to gain a better understanding of what diseases are plaguing the eye. If you have ever been to the eye doctors before for a procedure then you have probably had pictures taken of your eyes.