30Oct, 2018

Eye teaming and eye focusing problems? Are we neglecting it.

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A headache has been a universal thing these days. There are many causes of a headache: systemic as well as the ocular cause. Because of the greater demand of near work these days where eye is involved, any ocular cause should be ruled out. Detailed eye examination including prompt refraction along with binocular vision assessment is essential for detecting any ocular case. Appropriate correction of refractive error especially astigmatism and hyperopia with spectacles may decrease the symptoms in patient. Because of greater demand of near work these days where eye […]
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30Oct, 2018

Even good vision needs comprehensive eye examination

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In this part we will discuss in regards to the children, in the next section we will have a discussion about adults. Vision develops rapidly after birth. Any undetected vision problem can have a significant impact on infant and childhood development. The earlier a problem is detected and treated, the less likely it is that other areas of development will be affected. Being vision 6/6 or 20/20 that is written during the examination or the prescription chart is not all that is only required for the child. For children, there […]
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30Oct, 2018

Avoiding the blue light: Is it needed?

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Hira Nath Dahal Optom (IOM), (M.Optom) This is the age of digitalization. Most of the people are exposed to digital devices. According to the 2015 survey that was done in the US, 60% of the adults are on their digital devices more than six hours per day and 28% of those exceeds 10 hours per day. (1) With increasing accessibility of cell phones, tablets, computers and more for both education, health care providers have to be prepared for the rising tide of significant unintended consequences we don’t yet fully understand. […]
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