June 5, 2017

So in my previous blog I talked about losing your reading or near vision typically in your 40s and 50s. So what to do?

Most people initially get reading glasses. Eventually intermediate or computer vision and far distance begins to go blurry too; so multifocal glasses o...

May 25, 2017

It usually begins after 40.... Fine print on everyday items like food packages, menus and webpages is getting a bit hard and if only your arms were a bit longer you could hold it far away enough to focus... you might even hand what you are trying to read to your kids a...

May 15, 2017

Dry eye or a lack of tears is a common condition and becomes more common as you age. For the most part, people complain of logical symptoms- a feeling of dryness, red eyes, sandiness, burning or itchy eyes. However, not many people are aware that dry eye can actually c...

May 8, 2017

Citius, Altius, Fortius or Faster, Higher, Stronger is the Olympic Motto...

so how does that relate to laser eye surgery such as LASIK?

 Well the faster bit does...

When I had my laser eye surgery 12 years ago, the lasers operated at a speed of 40Hz. Today's modern lasers...

April 30, 2017

SMILE laser eye surgery is the newest generation of laser eye surgery but it's actually been around for longer than most people think. I first heard of SMILE in 2005 at a conference I was attending in Washington DC. At the time, I must admit, I didn't think it would ev...

April 17, 2017

Like many of you, I am a big fan of science fiction movies- Iron Man, Star Wars and Passengers, all of which show the potential future of robots in our lives.  Modern day surgery already uses robotics.  However, unlike what the title of this article suggests, for the f...

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