Top 10 Myths About Eye Health and Vision Debunked

Eye health is crucial for maintaining good vision and overall health, but there are many misconceptions about how to care for your eyes and vision. Here are the top 10 myths about eye health and vision that are often believed, but are actually not true.

Top 10 Myths About Eye Health and Vision Debunked
February 01, 2023
The Link Between Diabetes and Intraretinal Microvascular Abnormalities

Intraretinal microvascular abnormalities (IRMAs) are tiny blood vessels in the retina that deviate from their normal shape and size. These abnormalities are commonly found in people with diabetic retinopathy and can lead to vision loss.

The Link Between Diabetes and Intraretinal Microvascular Abnormalities
February 01, 2023
The Human Hand vs. The Robotic Arm: The Debate over Cataract Surgery

Cataract surgery has come a long way since its invention over 2,000 years ago. With the advancements in technology, the question on everyone's mind is whether robots will take over the industry and perform all cataract surgeries.

The Human Hand vs. The Robotic Arm: The Debate over Cataract Surgery
January 30, 2023
Youtube Star Helps 1,000 People See Again By Sponsoring Cataract Surgeries

YouTube Star Mr. Beast, also known as Jimmy Donaldson, has made a significant impact on the lives of 1,000 blind individuals by sponsoring cataract surgeries for them.

Youtube Star Helps 1,000 People See Again By Sponsoring Cataract Surgeries
January 30, 2023
The Bright Side of Winter: Understanding Snow Blindness

Snow blindness, also known as photokeratitis or ultraviolet keratitis, is a condition that affects the eyes as a result of prolonged exposure to the sun's ultraviolet (UV) rays reflecting off of snow or other bright surfaces.

The Bright Side of Winter: Understanding Snow Blindness
January 27, 2023
Lamprey's Eye Disease: Separating Fact from Fiction

Lamprey Eye Disease, also known as "Lamprey Disease," is a hoax that has been circulating on the internet for several years. The hoax claims that a parasitic fish known as the lamprey is responsible for a disease that can cause blindness in humans.

Lamprey's Eye Disease: Separating Fact from Fiction
January 25, 2023
The Importance of Selenium in Maintaining Eye Health and Vision

Selenium is an essential mineral that plays a vital role in maintaining overall health and wellness, particularly in regards to eye health and thyroid eye disease.

The Importance of Selenium in Maintaining Eye Health and Vision
January 23, 2023
Panophthalmitis: A Sight-Threatening Infection

Panophthalmitis is a serious and potentially blinding infection of the eye that involves the entire globe of the eye. It is a rare but serious condition that requires prompt medical attention and treatment.

Panophthalmitis: A Sight-Threatening Infection
January 20, 2023
Battling Reimbursement Challenges: The Largest Problem Faced by Ophthalmologists Today

We recently conducted a survey on LinkedIn to ask ophthalmologists about the largest problem they face in their field. A total of 153 people participated in the poll, and the results revealed some interesting insights.

Battling Reimbursement Challenges: The Largest Problem Faced by Ophthalmologists Today
January 19, 2023
NEI Study: Zebrafish Model Helps Explain Eye Development

The National Eye Institute (NEI) has developed a zebrafish model of NEDBEH, a rare genetic disease that can cause coloboma, a condition in which parts of the eye are absent due to developmental defects.

NEI Study: Zebrafish Model Helps Explain Eye Development
January 18, 2023
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