Retinoblastoma is an eye cancer that usually affects young children and, at times, adults. The condition makes the nerve cells in the retina change and increase in size and number, which eventually leads to a tumor. Children who inherited the gene related to this disease from their parents are at higher risk of getting it.
In the old days, people relied mostly on eyeglasses to correct their vision problems. Nowadays, advanced contact lenses provide different types of assistance for people with vision problems. Scleral lenses, for instance, are designed to be larger than typical contact lenses. In today’s post, Insight Vision Center, a vision therapy center, discusses the main features […]
Strabismus, most often referred to as “crossed eyes”, is a vision developmental problem, which often develops during one’s formative years. Recent studies show that this eye disorder affects around 4% of all children in the country. Here, we break down the causes, risk factors and symptoms.
Swollen eyelids are often a symptom of an underlying problem or a reaction to allergens, bacteria or viruses. These, however, are things you should not ignore in order to avoid further complications. Insight Vision Center Optometry, a scleral lenses specialist, lists four reasons your eyelids are bulging.
Eyeglasses are the traditional corrective eyewear for people with vision problems. This eyewear, however, can obstruct your peripheral vision and is prone to falling off or breaking when you participate in sports and other outdoor activities. As an alternative, many people switch to contact lenses. Some of them, however, don’t feel comfortable wearing contact lenses […]