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An Intruiging Corrective Vision Treatment: Orthokeratology

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If you suffer from a condition that interferes with your vision, such as myopia or astigmatism, you have a wide range of treatments available. One interesting option is called orthokeratology and involves wearing special contact lenses, known as ortho-k contact lenses. The following article examines this treatment in more detail.  How They Work  Ortho-k lenses are specially crafted to temporarily correct flaws in your cornea, which is the transparent layer at the front of your eye. The lenses are worn during the night while you are asleep, allowing your to see properly during the day.…

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The Four Lazy Habits Of Contact Lens Wearers

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When you first got your contact lenses, you were probably hyper vigilant about following your eye doctor’s instructions when it came to cleaning, storing, and inserting them. Then, if you’re like most lens wearers, you let your guard down over time. Chances are, you’re guilty of some of these lazy lens-wearer habits. It’s time to fix them before they lead to an infection or eye injury! Habit #1: Skipping the rubbing step.…

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Hope For Retinitis Pigmentosa Patients

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Retinitis pigmentosa (RP) is a group of diseases that begin to affect sight in adolescence or early adulthood, resulting in eventual legal blindness. The cells within the retina that send visual images to the brain start to die.  The retina, which is attached to the back of the eye, is connected to the brain and has different types of cells that relay information to the brain. The type of vision loss depends upon the cells that are affected.…

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