The terms “vision” and “eyesight” are often used interchangeably, but as eye doctors and other professionals know, though these words are connected, they don’t necessarily have the same meaning.
There was a time when athletes rarely wore eye protection when doing sports, which meant that sports-related injuries were common. Coaches and players have since become aware that wearing protective eye gear really helps in several ways, whether they play in the major leagues or the little league.
The medications prescribed to you by your doctor are supposed to help improve your condition. However, what if their side effects are affecting your vision? You should see your doctor as soon as possible. Still, it’s important for patients to at least have an idea of how certain medications can affect their vision.
Myopia or nearsightedness is a common condition among children and teens. Fortunately, you can slow down its progression in your child by starting treatment early. One of the recommended treatments is orthokeratology (ortho-k), a treatment in which your kid wears gas-permeable contact lenses at night to reshape their cornea. What should you expect while your kid is […]
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.