Ophthalmology Blog

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Does Long-Term Computer Use Contribute to Dry Eyes? The Effects of Computer Vision Syndrome

Image by RAEng_Publications from Pixabay In her six-part undercover agent Ruby Redfort series, Lauren Child says, “Blink and You Die.” Your ophthalmologist, however, will tell you, “blink, or you’ll get dry eyes.” You see, humans are hard-wired to blink. It is one of our involuntary reflexes, and usually, we blink between 12 and 15 times...

7 Surgical and Non-Surgical Treatment Options for Keratoconus

Image by David Mark from Pixabay Keratoconus is a non-inflammatory, degenerative disease characterized by corneal thinning and surface shape irregularities. Keratoconus causes the cornea to bulge into an irregular cone shape. This is problematic because when the cornea assumes an irregular cone shape, it cannot focus light correctly. The result is distorted vision, light streaks,...