The most prevalent condition known to humankind is cataract. The most prevalent type of surgery worldwide is cataract surgery.
SMILE is the most recent and advanced form of laser assisted refractive surgery. SMILE stands for Small Incision Lenticule Extraction.
People who need to wear glasses to see clearly can have their spectacles taken off and yet have great eyesight.
The eye is a structure that contains fluid. The fluid inside the eye gives the eye a typical amount of pressure.
The cornea, which is the eye's outer layer, aids in focusing and transferring light from the lens to the retina.
Nearly 40% of the general population has diabetes, which can impair every organ in the body.
Retina is the light receptive screen of the eye (akin to the screen in the camera) that sends visual messages to the brain through the optic nerve.
Tears often cover the eye's surface to keep it moist and comfortable. Dry eyes result from inadequate tears, either in quantity or quality.
Ocular motility is tested when patients complain of double vision or if neurologic disease is suspected.
RGP: Lenses are semi-rigid and often constructed of fluorosilicone and acrylate, a plastic that allows oxygen to reach the eye.