Posts Tagged 'eyes'


Quora: What is the state of knowledge about transparency of the eye lens?

Posted on April 19th, 2012 · Posted in Eye Anatomy, Eye Health

The answer to transparency of the lens proteins and, in turn, the lens as a whole lies in a few concepts: 1) The crystallin proteins found within the lens are.. Read more


Is LASIK Repeatable?

Posted on March 4th, 2012 · Posted in Surgery

Perhaps the most popular questions we get at FirstView Eye Care Associates concern LASIK, its potential repeatability, and the best age to have surgery.  The quick answer is that LASIK can be.. Read more


Quora: When my retina is temporarily ‘burned’ by a bright light, such as car headlights at night, why do I ‘see’ a black area with that part of the retina?

Posted on January 20th, 2012 · Posted in Eye Anatomy

One could argue that it’s both chemical and electrical as both are involved in the process of vision. On a cellular and chemical level, we have photosensitive pigments in our.. Read more


Quora: How much noise is there in measuring astigmatism?

Posted on January 18th, 2012 · Posted in Eye Exam, Instruments

The process of determining a patient’s prescription, or refraction, shouldn’t be thought of so strictly as to think that one option is correct and one is not. Prior to even.. Read more


Holy Cats Those Eyes Are Cool!

Posted on January 14th, 2012 · Posted in Eye Anatomy

Anyone who calls a cat a member of their family can appreciate their goofiness.  Sprinting around the house at top speed for no reason tops my list of head-scratchers.  But.. Read more


Quora: Is it bad for your eyes to read in a moving vehicle?

Posted on January 12th, 2012 · Posted in General

It isn’t “bad” for the eyes, but uneasiness/nausea/discomfort is common due to a lack of agreement between the visual information from the eyes (suggesting you are at rest) and the.. Read more


July Is Eye Injury Prevention Month

Posted on July 4th, 2011 · Posted in Eye Health, General

Happy 4th of July!  We hope everyone has a fun and relaxing holiday in the company of friends and family. At the same time, it’s important to practice good judgement.. Read more