Your sight as you get older

Your sight as you get older From the moment we are born, we’re fighting against our ever-ticking biological clocks. Scientists believe before the age of 25 we’re pretty good at winning this fight, our bodies temporarily recovering from the effects of ageing and cell death. However, when we reach about the age of 40, ageing ramps up its army and weapons arsenal, and the real battle gets underway. After the body has dug deep into its reserves and recruited the last of its…

What is an astigmatism and how can Laser Eye Surgery help to cure it?

What is astigmatism and how can Laser Eye Surgery help to cure it? Astigmatism is such a common condition that some doctors believe most the population suffer from it to some degree. There are several types of astigmatism, all caused by imperfections in the curvature of the cornea or the shape of the eye’s lens. The cornea is the clear, round dome like membrane that sits on the surface of the eye and covers the iris and pupil. Its job is…

How exactly does laser vision correction work? [VIDEO]

Laser vision correction works on the principal whereby when light enters the eye, it is bent incorrectly to meet at a finite point at the retina, so by applying a laser to the surface of the eye we are able to change the shape of the surface of the eye to correspond to the refractive error that the patient has and thereby allowing the light to be properly focused, so that it reaches the actual retinal plane in a very precise manner….