The Fuzzy Facts of Myopia

For a student, the onset of childhood myopia can be a frustrating and confusing experience. Squinting to see the blackboard, difficulty concentrating and a decrease in participation in class are all classic signs that a child is experiencing nearsightedness. Once properly diagnosed with myopia and fitted with corrective lenses, the difference in the child’s performance in school and their general happiness is very noticeable.… Read More

The History of LASIK Procedure

A Colombia based Spanish ophthalmologist Mr. Jose Barraquer is considered as the inventor of lasik procedure. He has first applied this procedure in his clinic in Bogota, Colombia in the middle of last century. He has used microkeratome to cut the thin flaps of the cornea to alter the shape.… Read More