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.

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

Refractive Errors

Refractive errors occur when light does not focus properly on the retina because of the shape of the eye. The... View Article

Topical Anesthesia

A topical anesthetic is one that is applied directly to the surface of your eye and affects only the area... View Article

Conscious Care Sedation

Conscious care sedation is a technique that minimizes pain and anxiety during minor surgical procedures while keeping you conscious, able... View Article

Intracameral Anaesthesia

Today, many surgeries of the eye can be performed using minimally invasive techniques that allow your ophthalmologist (Eye M.D.) to... View Article

Peribulbar Anesthesia

Today, many surgeries of the eye can be performed using techniques that allow your ophthalmologist (Eye M.D.) to use just... View Article

Regional Anesthesia

Regional anesthesia is a type of procedure that eliminates the pain associated with eye surgery. Instead of undergoing general anesthesia... View Article

General Anesthesia

During surgery, an anesthesiologist will put you to sleep so that you do not experience any pain. The combination of... View Article