Sunrays are also reflected from water and sand upwards to your face. Hats are great at protecting your face and neck from the sun. Don’t forget to wear sunglasses too
Behind every good ophthalmologist there is a team of great ophthalmic assistants to lighten his or her burden. They perform preliminary eye function testing and eye scans and tests.
Myth: Sunscreen doesn't belong in your eye area. Fact: The skin around the eye is thinner and is more susceptible to damage from the sun’s harmful rays.
Ophthalmologists are responsible for your medical and surgical eye care. They went to medical school, did internship and community service and then completed a 4-to-4,5-year specialist degree in ophthalmology.
Optometrists are eye care professionals that completed a 4-year full time degree and provide primary vision care. Ophthalmologists are responsible for your medical and surgical eye care.
Patients with Keratoconus can often just not get spectacles or contact lenses that they can see clearly with.
We see through the cornea, which is the clear front window of the eye. A normal cornea has a dome shape, like a ball. In Keratoconus, however, the structure of the cornea is just not strong enough to hold this round shape. The cornea bulges outward and downward like a cone.
Myth: Hard contact lenses hold the keratoconic cornea in place and stop progression.
Myth: Babies are born with their eyes fully-grown. Fact: A baby's eyes that are approximately two-thirds of their full adult size at birth.
Myth: Eye exams are not necessary unless you have an eye problem. Fact: Due to the chronic nature of many eye diseases sight is stolen bit by bit and by the time you realize it you may already have significant loss of vision.