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5 ways iLASIK can change your life.

Jessica White is a Senior Technician at The Harman Eye Clinic.  Her observations may help you decide whether iLASIK is something that can benefit you.   749 more words

ILASIK And Refractive Multifocal Cataract Surgery

The Need for Glasses and Contact Lenses in America

More than 150 million Americans use eyewear to compensate for nearsightedness, farsightedness, and/or astigmatism.  Americans spend more than $15 billion each year on eyewear.  About 36 million Americans wear contact lenses. 11 more words

Orthokeratology, Topical Medications, Playing Outside, and Myopia Progression

According to a 2003 American Journal of Ophthalmology study of 298 nearsighted Singaporean children randomized to (1) rigid gas permeable contact lenses or (2) spectacle correction, rigid gas permeable contact lenses did not slow the rate of myopia (nearsightedness) progression even among children who used them regularly and consistently.  136 more words