Eye Conditions

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What is Presbyopia?

Presbyopia is the medical term for long-sightedness that is associated with age. So what is Presbyopia? Well, it is not a disease, or a condition but more a natural part of the aging process in which the eyes struggle to focus on near objects. The initial symptoms are problems in changing focus from an object in the distance to a near by object, blurred vision (when viewing close objects), eyestrain after close-up work (especially in […]

What Causes Blurred Vision?

Blurred Vision? Blurred vision isn’t something that should be ignored. Whilst tiredness or a common cold could be an occasional cause, regular episodes of blurred vision could be caused by something else, and could lead to more serious problems. We take a look at some of the most common causes of blurred vision and what can be done about them. Refractive Eye Conditions Refractive eye conditions are a common cause of blurred vision and include […]

Childhood Myopia

Learning About Vision: The Stages Of Development in Children

Infants Development of the eyes takes place between the first 3-10 weeks in the womb. There after changes will continue to occur much till their adolescence. These stages are interpreted into the following significant changes you should be observing in your child and potential problems to be aware of. The well-being of our vision are of great importance as 80% of our memories are created by what we see in day-to-day life. Warning signs Child […]

How Does UV Light Affect Eyesight?

UV radiation, whether from natural sunlight or artificial UV rays, can seriously damage your eyes. Most people probably understand the link between ultraviolet (UV) radiation and skin cancer. But many are less aware of the connection between UV radiation and eye damage. With increased levels of UV radiation reaching the Earth’s surface, it is important to take the necessary precautions to protect your eyes. What Is UV Light? The sun’s primary danger to us comes […]

Foods For Healthy Eyes

Foods For Healthy Eyes – Really? We were all told the same thing when we were younger “Eat your carrots, they’ll help you see in the dark.” Sure, we all rolled our eyes and sure we ate them anyway to see if the theory was actually true, but our parents may not have been far off the mark. There is plenty of research to suggest that eating certain foods can have multiple benefits for your […]