Have kids that are interested in the careers in ocular medicine? Have them try out the free Eye Doctor! app. In this app, kids can select from a choice of patients, and complete tasks that people with ocular professions would do. These tasks include virtually washing eyes, checking for color blindness, testing vision, and selecting a pair of glasses. Have your child try it out and see them have fun!
Last year we talked about eye exercises and how many do not have evidence of being able to improve anything about your eyes. You can read that post here (link). There is however, such thing as eye yoga which has more evidence of improving eye vision, comfort, and strain.
To some, the fact that diabetes, a condition that affects millions of Americans alone, can affect our eyesight along with our general health, is quite shocking. Nevertheless, diabetes proves year after year that it can have serious consequences, ones that are far more severe than what may first come to mind.
As we age it is common for our eyes to lose our nearsighted vision, presbyopia. This happens as a result of our lens stiffening and losing flexibility as we age.
Check out this new Twitter thread about artificial developments for the eyes!
Do you ever look around and notice that sometimes your vision may have spots, specks, or lines in it? There is no need to worry as this may be due to floaters and not an underlying condition. So what are floaters?
We all know that what we consume on a daily basis is important for our overall health. What many people don’t know, however, is that what we eat can even affect the functioning of specific body systems. So, how does our diet affect our eyesight and do picky eaters end up harming their eyes?
Did you know that your eye can heal small corneal abrasions in two to three days? If you have ever poked your eye or had something in your eye it is possible that you have scratched your eye. The scratch would be on the outermost protective layer of the eye, the cornea. The cornea is the clear layer that shields the pupil that refracts incoming light into the lens.