What is astigmatism?

When the shape of the cornea, the transparent layer which forms the front of your eye  is irregular you have astigmatism. An easy way to visually represent astigmatism is the comparison of a football and a basketball. An eye with astigmatism looks like the side of a football (meaning the two curvatures are different), hence, … Read More What is astigmatism?

Top 5 reasons for blindness in the world

The World Health Organization, WHO, has estimated that there are 39 million people in the world who are blind.  From this group of people, 80% of their visual impairment is either preventable or curable. It is unfortunate that there are so many blind people who are incapacitated due to their sight when the technology exists … Read More Top 5 reasons for blindness in the world