A Modern Day Frankenstein Story

This week’s blog is somewhat Frankenstein-ish. In the past, many of today’s medical breakthroughs were thought to be crazy or freakish, that today are considered to be common and are…
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3D Glasses-How they Work

  When watching movies in 3-D, viewers wear specialty glasses this gives the movie an appearance of height, width, and depth (3 dimensions). Normal movies, TVs, and videos are two-dimensional…
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Neuromyelitis Optica

Neuromyelitis Optica (NMO) is a disorder of the central nervous system it primarily affects the nerves of the eye (optic neuritis) and the spinal cord (myelitis), but can also attack…
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3-D Printed Artificial Corneas

3-D printing for medical applications is no longer the future, it is now. 3-D printing or additive manufacturing is a process of making three-dimensional objects from a CAD model or…
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Contact Lens Health

  Proper care of your contact lenses can help you see better and keep your eyes healthy. Your habits, supplies, and eyecare provider are all essential to keeping your eyes…
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Back to School Eye Safety

  Now that the kids have had their annual comprehensive eye exam, other eye health and safety lessons to learn for back to school to keep their eyes healthy. As…
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Astigmatism

  Astigmatism is an imperfection in the curvature of the cornea or lens-the eye isn’t completely round, but more like a football shape. When the eye is completely round, the…
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