Vision Correction

Myopia Treatment Options

According to the National Eye Institute (NEI), myopia is a “common type of refractive error where close objects appear clearly, but distant objects appear blurry” and myopia treatment options range from common glasses or contacts to myopia surgery.

What is myopia?

Commonly referred to as nearsightedness, myopia essentially means that the eyeball is unable focus the image properly on the retina, causing what you are seeing to focus at a point in front of the retina.

This could be because the eyeball is too long from front to back or because the cornea is too curved for the eye length. It could also be caused by an overly thick lens, or some combination of issues relating to the lens, eyeball length, and cornea.

Whatever the cause, the reality is that your vision will be impacted in a negative manner, causing you to have […]

Tired of Your Myopia? Get a New Set of 3D Printed Eyes

If Italian researchers at research studio MHOX are correct, by the year 2027 you’ll be able to say goodbye to your contact lenses, eyeglasses, glaucoma, cataracts, and any other eye/vision condition. How? By replacing your natural eyes with a pair of completely artificially constructed, 3D printed eyeballs.

While you may scoff — your home printer often seems incapable of printing a single photo with any semblance of quality — 3D printers have already created prosthetics and bone replacements that are more customizable and affordable. Creating organic, functional body parts doesn’t seem that far fetched.

MHOX partner and lead designer Filippo Nassetti explains the logic, “Latest developments in bioprinting and biohacking let us imagine that in the near future it would be possible to easily print organic, functional body parts, allowing the human to replace defective districts or enhance standard performance.”

The MHOX […]

8 Reasons to Consider Laser Vision Correction Surgery

Over the past couple of years laser vision correction surgery has become a popular choice due to the cost decreasing. Laser vision correction surgery is a relatively simple procedure and the vast majority of people have positive experiences.

1. No more eye glasses
Gone will be the days of having to remember to wear your eye glasses. Not to mention the routine checks and the cost of those glasses this could be thousands of dollars over time.

2. Fast Results
Whether you’re having Lasik, Advanced Surface Ablation, Conductive Keratoplasty or Clear Lens Extraction these procedures will have you back on your feet and ready to take on the world in no time.

3. Peripheral vision increased
Wearing glasses or even contact lenses can sometimes limit your Peripheral vision. Having vision correction surgery can help eliminate this issue.

4. Better night vision
Multiple laser vision correction surgeries aid […]

10 Vision Myths

I’m sure you have heard the vision myths while you were growing up. Your mom telling you “you’ll hurt your eyes if you sit too close to the tv” or my favorite “eat your carrots for better vision”. Well, I think it’s time to get to the bottom of all these vision myths and get some vision facts once and for all!

Myth: If you sit too close to the tv you’ll hurt your eyes.
Fact: The truth is if you need to sit close to the tv to clearly see what is going on you may already have vision problems. Sitting close to any object to see it better is a symptom of nearsightedness and you should talk with your doctor. However, there is no scientific proof that sitting to close to a tv will cause any damage to your […]

Farsightedness or Hyperopia

Farsightedness or hyperopia means objects are seen clearly far away but are blurry close up. You may be farsighted if you...