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Americans Underestimate the Eye Health Risks of UV Radiation

The Vision Council, a global voice for vision care products and services, uncovered a surprising find among Americans. It has been discovered that more than 25 percent of adults in the U.S. rarely or never wear sunglasses, despite how damaging UV exposure can be to a person’s vision, according to a survey in the report,… Read more »

Athletes Develop ‘Super Vision’ Due to Brain Training Exercises

Perfect vision is considered to be 20/20; however, baseball players who undergo brain training exercises can surpass 20/20 vision. Baseball players tend to have excellent vision to begin with and, with the help of vision training, their vision sharpens to about 20/7.5. In other words, they can see something 20 feet away as opposed to… Read more »

Medieval Eye Infection Remedy Proves Potent Against MRSA

Dating back to the 10th century, a medical concoction consisting of two species of Allium (typically found in garlic, onion, leek, wine, oxgall and bile from the stomach of a cow) was used to treat eye infections. For the desired results, physicians would brew the mixture in a brass vessel, purify it through a strainer… Read more »

From Brown to Blue: A New Laser Eye Surgery Can Potentially Alter Your Eye Color

The genetic material of both parents will determine a child’s eye color. However, the influence of each parent won’t be fully known until after the child is born. Eye color can vary depending on the iris, which consists of the pigmentation responsible for selecting an eye color. Predicting a person’s eye colors is difficult because… Read more »

Ft. Lauderdale Refractive Surgeon Named Top In His Field

Weston, FL – Dr. Barry Concool, a Ft. Lauderdale LASIK surgeon, has recently been named a 2011 Top Refractive Surgeon by Sightpath Medical. The award honors distinguished leaders in the field of refractive surgery for demonstrating surgical expertise and a continued pursuit of exceptional patient care through advanced technology and surgical techniques. Dr. Concool, a… Read more »