Articles categorized under "General Interest"

A collection of articles that includes Anaesthesia, tanning bed concerns, dry eye, refractive errors, how to instill eyedrops, and the difference between Ophthalmologists, Optometrists and Opticians.

Color Vision

Color blindness (color vision deficiency) is a condition in which certain colors cannot be detected. There are two types of... View Article


Erectile Dysfunction Drugs

Ophthalmologists are cautioning patients about visual side effects caused by medications for erectile dysfunction (impotence). These drugs relax the smooth... View Article


Smoking and Eye Disease

Tobacco smoking is directly linked to many adverse health effects, including high blood pressure, heart disease, and cancer. Smoking is... View Article


Computer Screens

Complaints of eye discomfort and fatigue are becoming more common as the use of computer screens increases. While it is... View Article


Recycling Eyeglasses

The World Health Organization estimates that corrective lenses can improve the eyesight of one-fourth of the world’s population. Unfortunately, for... View Article