Optic neuritis: What is the cause and treatment?

optic neuritis
April 4, 2013

We are facing a disease, more common among women aged between 15 and 45 years, caused by inflammation of the optic nerve and loss manifests itself in just a few days, of the vision of one eye, but also can be affected both. Optic neuritis may result in loss of up to 20-30% of visual acuity and, in some cases, cause pain in the eye to make a move. What…


Remedies for sore eyes

sore eye
February 18, 2013

Who has not ever had sore eyes? Usually caused by bad reading habits, stress and eye strain, among other causes. Fortunately we have natural remedies to relieve them. Why irritate your eyes? It is common to observe that our eyes become red, especially in the area adjacent to the nose, and fatigue commonly associate it. When we stress, demand or mistreat our eyes, our blood vessels dilate and become visible…


The risks, benefits and side effects of LASIK eye surgery

LASIK eye surgery
February 5, 2013

LASIK eye surgery is a popular eye operation performed in several patients today, as this particular operation can correct several problems with eye vision. After surgery, people do not need to wear glasses or contact lenses. This is one of the benefits of laser eye surgery but what most people do not realize is that there are few risks of laser eye surgery and side effects. Benefits: Since the LASIK…


Care for the eyes!

care of our eyes
November 22, 2012

The view is of all our senses, the more we use. Therefore it is said that is the most important sense that human beings possess. The problem is that over the years, the wear and the exertion, it is degenerating and deteriorating since it is a sense so fragile that it should be carefully noted. To better care of our eyes, there are several tips and good manners that periodically…


Beneficial foods for the eyes

foods for eye
September 23, 2012

It may already be too late to have a view 20/20 but it never is to keep it in good condition and avoid, as far as possible, future problems. So, we show you the best foods to have an almost perfect view. We all know that to a large extent, our health depends on what we eat, and, of course, that look as delicate as the eye is no exception….


Blepharoplasty: Eyelid Surgery

eyelid surgery
July 29, 2012

Blepharoplasty or Eyelid surgery is a type of cosmetic surgery of removing excess fat that forms on the upper and lower eyelids. Blepharoplasty removes the bags that appear with the passage of time under the eyes and improves the appearance of tired eyes; returning to face a brighter look, youthful and fresh. Types of Eyelid Surgery There are two different types of blepharoplasty operations: Blepharoplasty: The aim is to remove…


Visual development in children

child vision
June 5, 2012

The vision of the child develops gradually over time. The main stages of visual development are: Follow the light that shines: from the earliest days of birth. Contact with the mother: from 6 weeks Interest shiny objects: 2 to 3 months Eye movements coordinated: 4 months. The vision of the child is less than that of adults and progresses through time: 1 month: 5% of the vision of the adult…


Glasses: The importance of proper prescription

prescription glasses
May 13, 2012

In the past, who used eyeglasses complained about how uncomfortable and unsightly it were, something was happening at the low range of existing frames and were usually of significant size and too heavy. Today, advances in the area of ​​optics and ophthalmology have also managed to solve such problems as you may choose from a wide variety of models of glasses. This has ensured that the glasses no longer be…


Vision problems in older

vision problem
April 12, 2012

Although we can all have vision loss at some point, the elderly and children are the people most often suffer. Children can detect easily the loss of vision, and its notes will begin to get worse or perhaps always poor grades were due to a poor vision. It is advisable that you check the view children often, they complain of this or not. Frequent headaches, may also cause of poor…



February 14, 2012

If you have blurred vision or it is good but has headaches, rolling eyes or other discomfort, you may suffer from astigmatism. Astigmatism is a condition that prevents the eye to form a clear image on the retina. This is usually due to an irregularly shaped cornea (the clear outer layer that covers the front of the eye). Sometimes, astigmatism is due to scarring of the cornea or abnormalities in…