Retina News

Eye Career App

Submitted by l2014161932 on Sat, 05/09/2020 - 17:47

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!

Eye Yoga

Submitted by l2014161932 on Fri, 05/01/2020 - 23:32

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.

Floaters

Submitted by cchellman on Sat, 04/18/2020 - 14:36

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?

Self-healing Cornea

Submitted by jessiekeiser on Thu, 04/02/2020 - 10:46

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.