Fact: Your genes have an impact on your need for glasses, but it is not the only factor. Myth: If your parents don’t wear glasses you will also never need glasses. …
Pre-screening consists of a series of tests which are performed on every patient before consulting with the ophthalmologist. These include an assessment of visual acuity, pressure and refraction (a glasses…
Here are some educational videos about the procedure and its outcomes. This Lasik Information Playlist includes: What is refractive surgeryLasik IntroductionLASIK: The procedurePRK: The procedureWavefront LASIK View Video
Many causes of blindness can be treated or prevented. Globally the main causes of blindness in adults older then 50 are cataract and glaucoma followed by under-corrected refractive error.
"It's about 24 hours after the surgery and I am able to see a spider web for the first time in years" - Johan Mulder
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The function of the tear film is to lubricate the ocular surface, provide protection against irritants and it plays a role in the refraction of light as it enters the eye.
During cataract surgery the aging crystalline lens is removed and replaced with a new artificial lens. The required lens power is different for every patient and depends on the type and amount of refractive error (short-sightedness, far sightedness or astigmatism).
Wearing glasses not only creates interference but may also lead to severe injuries. The advent of contact lenses and LASIK has played a pivotal role in ensuring that an athlete’s career is not derailed just because he/ she must wear glasses.
The HD Analyzer is a sophisticated instrument which is able to quantify the amount of light scatter within the eye.