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Why ‘automated computerized refraction’ just isn’t enough?

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A COUPLE of months ago a 9-year-old boy came with his parents to our practice to have his eyes examined. He was complaining that his vision at the distance was blurred and that his eyes felt strained. The boy has been doing a lot of work at close range. He was reading a lot during the weekdays and spending a lot of time in front of the computer and playing with his iPad during the weekends. On examination I was getting inconsistent responses from him. He was able to see 20/20 however the results from the automated computer refraction showed he had a significant amount of nearsightedness.

Posted: December 14th, 2012 in Headlines,Inquirer Features,Science and Health | Read More »

Seeing better during the day without glasses and contact lenses

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WOULDN’T it be great if you could correct your nearsightedness and reduce your dependence on glasses or contact lenses without having to undergo eye surgery?

Posted: December 8th, 2012 in Headlines,Inquirer Features,Science and Health | Read More »

Are your arms not long enough anymore?

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IT’S AMAZING how science can be very precise. Take for instance when most people, around the age 40 (plus or minus a couple of years), will all of a sudden seem not be able to focus on near objects such as when reading. I have even had patients who noticed this exactly the day after their 40th birthday.

Posted: November 24th, 2012 in Inquirer Features,Science and Health | Read More »

You need eye care more than just eyeglasses

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Simply knowing whether you need eyeglass prescription or not is not just enough to know whether your eyes are healthy.

Posted: October 27th, 2012 in Inquirer Features,Science and Health | Read More »

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