Is Obamacare Leading The Blind?

Healthcare.gov confirms that for children, vision screening is required as it is categorized under preventive care, so this means that it is covered by the health plan without any charges. However services such as these shall remain free, until a child reaches the age of 19 within the guidelines of the ACA-compliant plan. Keep in mind that vision screening is… More →

Looking at Healthier Ways of Protecting Eyes During a Swim

Most swimmers are quite familiar with the sting of chlorine in their eyes. The smell of swimming in a heavily chlorinated pool can even become rather soothing after a while. Most people assume that the sting and smell are just proof that they’re being protected against disease. After all, nobody wants bacteria heavy water sitting right against their eyes or… More →

Woman Goes in For Minor Eye Surgery, Doctors Locate 27 Pairs of Contact Lenses Instead

A doctor in the UK scheduled a routine cataract surgery for a woman who was experiencing symptoms from cataracts. The doctor placed her in the operating room where he found more than what he was bargaining for. What he found in the woman’s eye was instead a blue mass. This mass however was more than what he thought it was.… More →

Report Concludes That Contact Lenses Are Safe For Youths

Many children and teenagers are opting for soft contact lenses instead of traditional glasses. An article from ScienceDaily.com reveals a report on how safe they are. The report was originally printed in the official journal of the American Academy of Optometry, states the article. Dr. Mark A. Bullimore of Huston College of Optometry conducted the report.   The published results… More →

Eye Care Industry to See Expansion

One of the most important organs in your body are your eyes. Due to the importance of having good vision, it is very important that all people take good care of their eyes. Historically, a deterioration of vision has been considered something that is inevitable with old age. However, more and more people today are looking for ways to make… More →

Eye Care Health in Pets: Ailments and Checkups

Owning a pet comes with great responsible one of which is health concerns, especially eye health. Unlike humans who can talk and tell you when there is something wrong with their eyes, animals can’t do this. Most eye problems in pets go unnoticed until it is too late. It is important to keep a keen eye on your pet’s eye… More →