From The Doctor

Most eye care experts recommend that we have a thorough and comprehensive eye exam every one to two years. This depends upon your age, risk factors and if you are currently wearing corrective lenses. Children should have regular eye exams to determine any vision problems that might interfere with learning.

Almost 90 percent of contact lens related eye infections are bacterial. This means that if you sleep with your contact lenses still on, if you wear disposable lenses passed the prescribed replacement date, or you go swimming while still waering your contact lenses, you are at risk for bacterial eye infection.

Most eye infection cases of viral conjunctivitis are mild. Without treatment, the infection will usually clear in one to two weeks. Proper treatment can greatly reduce the healing and recovery time.

Yes, in most cases, LASIK surgery can fully correct the patient's astigmatism. The effect of LASIK surgery is permanent

Yes, Diabetics can also suffer from Diabetic Retinopathy. This occurs when the blood vessels in the retina are gradually damaged by the symptoms of Diabetes, causing blindness.

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