Ocular Surface Disease


What is this? Ocular Surface Disease, or OSD, is a newer, more complete term for what used to be called “Dry Eyes.” Dry Eyes is a confusing name because one of the complaints of OSD is tearing. OSD is very common, though there may not be any symptoms at first. Common complaints from those with…

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Negative Effects of Wearing Contact Lenses


Contact lenses tend to be considered a necessity to those with vision problems today. They are lightweight, do not interfere with most activities, and are overall not very noticeable. Contact lenses can not only be used to correct vision, but they can also be aesthetically pleasing when colored lenses are added into the equation. However,…

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World Sight Day 2016: Everything You Need to Know

Cataract, LASIK, News

World Sight Day is an annual day of awareness observed by the World Health Organization Global Action Plan, every second Thursday of October. This annual day of awareness has been held since 1998 and is meant to build awareness for blindness and vision impairment. People from around the world are encouraged to observe World Sight…

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