EyeHealth Articles

Should I Get Lasik Eye Surgery? What are the benefits?

By: Jacksoneye
November 17th, 2015

With many eye treatments available in the medical industry, any patient who is about to undergo an eye surgery may still have some apprehensions, whether to go with the treatment or delay it. Maybe, some of us would ask this particular question, “Should I get Lasik eye surgery?” If we are compelled to make a wise choice where the end result could be an improved vision, we must weigh all the positive and negative views regarding this type of surgical procedure in order for us to make a wise and […]

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Lasik Astigmatism: Learn The Real Facts About Astigmatism

By: Jacksoneye
November 17th, 2015

Most eye patients often connect these two terms “Lasik astigmatism” together, especially if the main concern involves facts and treatments of this specific refractive disorder, astigmatism. For those individuals who have been diagnosed with a particular eyesight problem, it is best that you get a clear explanation with your eye doctor on which among these 3 refractive errors your present eyesight condition falls: myopia, hyperopia and astigmatism. Myopia, also known as nearsightedness is common to patients having difficulty of viewing things or objects at a distance. Hyperopia or farsightedness is […]

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PRK Versus Lasik

By: Jacksoneye
November 17th, 2015

Perhaps you are caught in the middle of finalizing your decision which type of eye corrective solution to choose, PRK versus Lasik surgery. Here is a quick overview of their similarities and differences on the following areas: Similarities Both Lasik and PRK surgeries are considered as out-patient procedures wherein the eye patient could be discharged after the surgical procedure and doesn’t need confinement in the hospital for the entire recovery period. The overall timeframe of the eye refractive surgery for these two treatments would only last 15 minutes for both […]

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Pterygium Treatment Guidelines to Surgical and Medical Solutions

By: Jacksoneye
November 17th, 2015

Are you diagnosed with an eye disorder called “Pterygium”? This type of degenerative eye problem that usually appears in reddish, wing-shaped fleshy tissue is not harmless and generally doesn’t need an immediate eye surgery, but only Pterygium treatment medications. Here are some guidelines that an eye patient should be aware of before undergoing different forms of Pterygium treatment In general, if your Pterygium is ruled as asymptomatic, this means the affected eye doesn’t require intensive treatment. If your ophthalmologist has assessed that your Pterygium condition is symptomatic, prescribed eye drop […]

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3 Major Factors: Why A Pterygium Removal Is Necessary

By: Jacksoneye
November 17th, 2015

If the patient’s Pterygium growth is large enough to cause extreme discomfort or visual impairment, the final advice given by the eye specialist is a Pterygium removal. It is a surgical procedure done to completely remove the abnormal fleshy tissue in which the eye surgeon performs dissection while the patient is under local anesthesia. The whole surgery will only consume 15-20 minutes or depending on the type of Pterygium eye surgery the patient chooses. Since, this is an outpatient case, the patient is discharged on the same day and prescribed […]

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4 Valid Reasons: Why The Lasik Eye Surgery Is An Excellent Choice

By: Jacksoneye
November 17th, 2015

Good eyesight can provide us the freedom to move freely without any help from others or wearing prescription eyeglasses or contact lenses, but what happens if one day we just noticed our present eyesight condition is quickly deteriorating? We will surely find ways on how to restore our normal vision by all means, no matter what is may cost us like undergoing a Lasik eye surgery. Have you ever thought why this type of eye surgery is an excellent choice right now among the various eye surgeries available in the […]

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Cure For Dry Eyes: Common Medical Procedures

By: Jacksoneye
November 17th, 2015

Finding the right cure for dry eyes can be quite daunting, especially if you have tried all sorts of home remedies referred by friends and family members and still no improvement at all. With the accessibility to internet connection, getting the real facts or finding answers to our problems like the dry eye problem can now be made by just typing certain keywords associated to the topic of your concern and instantly you will gave a long list of topics that you can read and be informed. But, for today […]

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What Is ORA?

By: Jacksoneye
November 17th, 2015

For you to understand clearly what is ORA procedure, its benefits and how it works generally here are some facts introducing this latest technology. Introduction. ORA ORA is an advanced procedure that is mostly used during a cataract surgery, so that optimum postoperative visual results can be achieved by the performing eye surgeon. ORA provides a real-time eye assessment giving the eye surgeon the opportunity to arrive at a more accurate measurement of the patient’s focusing capabilities even during the operation. The Advantages of ORA procedure ORA is as a […]

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Cost Of Lasik Surgery. What Can Affect It?

By: Jacksoneye
November 17th, 2015

If you are considering a Lasik treatment for your eyesight problem, one of the factors that would greatly affect your decision making is the overall cost of Lasik surgery. Keep in mind due to the high-tech medical facilities being used in today’s generation, most surgical procedures even those for the eyes tend to be expensive, but this should not discourage a person from seeking the best possible treatment. Undergoing a Lasik eye surgery could be your ticket to complete visual functionality without aids like wearing of eyeglasses or contact lenses, […]

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What Is OptiPlus?

By: Jacksoneye
November 16th, 2015

Don’t be misguided if some eye practitioners call it OptiPlus, while for other eye doctors it is called ORA because these two terms just mean the same technology. For those patients who haven’t heard about what is OptiPlus in general, let me give you a quick tour on how this revolutionized technology minimized the whole cataract surgery time and how it can benefit a patient in the end. Brief introduction of OptiPlus OptiPlus which is referred nowadays as ORA is the latest breakthrough in modern technologies used by eye surgeons […]

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