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Our Guide to Hyperopia or Farsightedness
Hyperopia, or as it's commonly known as, farsightedness, can be most identified by an individual quickly perceiving things at a distance but having difficulty with nearby objects. The main cause of hyperopia is genetics, with symptoms getting worse as one gets older. Laser eye surgery treatments such as LASIK and PRK can offer a rapid recovery of sight.
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Protecting Your Eyes From the Coronavirus: Our Guide
However, have you ever wondered how the coronavirus can affect the eyes? In this blog post we'll go into how the coronavirus can cause conjunctivitis, or as it's commonly know as: pink eye. We also explain our top tips for protecting our eyes from this irritating virus.
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Woman showing her eye that is infected with conjunctivitis, or pink eye
LASIK: What It Is and When You Should Get It
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Patient at Valley Laser Eye Centre during a LASIK eye surgery consultation
Can a Lazy Eye Be Corrected With Laser Eye Surgery
One of the most frequently occurring optical conditions is having a lazy eye. It affects up to three percent of children, staying with them even as they mature into fully grown adults. Although having a lazy eye is often not debilitating, it can cause reduced vision in the affected eye. In this article, we discuss what a lazy eye is, how it occurs, and the treatment options available.
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Young boy with an eye-patch on because of a lazy eye
How You Can Do a Vision Test at Home - Our Guide
With the safety regulations that governments have set to keep citizens safe, many of them are stuck in their homes. Most of the time, they’ll likely spend most of their days in front of mobile devices, which could put a strain on the eyes and cause vision problems. This is why it’s essential to check your vision at home. In this article, we discuss how you can check your vision at home using everyday items found in your home.
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Woman covering her eye while performing a eye test at home
Top 4 Facts You Need to Know About Cataracts
Although people above 40-years old are at most risk for cataracts, certain medical conditions can make it possible for even younger people to develop the condition. This blog post goes over the symptoms, causes and risk factors, and types of cataracts, as well as the treatment options available.
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Close up of a womans face showing cataract in eye