News on Laser Vision Correction, Laser Sight, Lasik, Lasek, PRK, Health and Eyes

No good can come from eye licking. Japanese teens are spreading conjunctivitis by licking each other’s eye.

Friday, 14 June 2013 News

Japanese teens are spreading pink eye by licking each others eyeballsEye licking, particularly in Japan, has seen an outbreak of people suffering conjunctivitis and eye experts warning against the practice.
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How Does Google Eye Wear work? Can you wear glasses and Google Glass?

Monday, 20 May 2013 News

Laser Eye Surgery and Google GlassIt  has been touted as the future of computing, the next revolution in technology, and also been banned from many establishments before it even goes on sale.
However, until now, it has not been clear exactly how Google Glass, the search giant’s eye wear, actually works. Read more…

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There may be more to wearing glasses than simply having better eyesight

Thursday, 3 January 2013 News

a dog with glassesThe latest high-tech specs can treat dizziness and deafness – and even combat depression. Researchers are now working on high-tech glasses that can help people hear better, sleep better, and even feel happier. Another glasses, dubbed the vampire glasses, can enhance the colour of blood beneath the skin, making it more visible, and are designed to be worn by doctors. Read more…

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Eyes on the future -Mobile Phones of the Future

Thursday, 20 December 2012 News

smart phone of the future Eyes on the futureOur mobile phones of the future will be able to diagnose illness through the way we smell, allow people to “touch” items they see online and transform shopping through reality apps that allow you to try on clothes. Read more…

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Five Types of Professionals who should Consider Laser Eye Surgery

Monday, 3 December 2012 News

Five types of Professionals who need Laser Eye SurgerySome people opt for laser eye surgery because they are tired of wearing glasses or contacts. Along with this, they no longer want to spend money every year on corrective aids. Others, however, find that they need to improve their vision because of their career. Read more…

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65-brain-interface-glasses-use-eyes-to-control-computers

Tuesday, 11 September 2012 News

This unique pair of eyewear allows the wearer to operate a computer using one’s eyes, moving the cursor around just as though there was a conventional mouse in place. Read more…

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Mario Balotelli HappyItaly and Manchester City forward Mario Balotelli undergoes successful Laser Eye Surgery

Monday, 10 September 2012 News

Mario Balotelli has undergone successful laser eye surgery after an allergy made wearing contacts lenses impossible for the Italy and Manchester City striker. Read more…

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Luuka Jones Canoe Slalom - London 2012

Luuka Jones Canoe Slalom – London 2012

Is Laser Eye Surgery a new legal performance enhancer?

Thursday, 23 August 2012 News

A number of athletes competing in the 2012 London Olympic Games have had laser eye surgery performed, including New Zealand slalom kayaker Luuka Jones. Luuka Jones is among the 30 million people who have undergone laser eye surgery for its legal ‘performance enhancing’ benefits. Read more…

3d Tv may come back without glassesEnjoy 3D TV Movies without Glasses

Monday, 20 August 2012 News

3d Tv may come back without glasses, thanks to a new technology being developed in Germany. The 3D movies currently available on Blu-ray are based on two different perspectives: two images, one for each eye. Read more…

The famous eye-testing scene from the film 'Bladerunner'

The famous eye-testing scene from the film ‘Bladerunner’

Sexual preferences can be revealed through eye dilation test

Wednesday, 8 August 2012 News

LOOK here. They say your eyes will give you away. Now we know they do – when it comes to your sexual preferences. Read more…

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Chris Dawes can see clearly after Laser Eye Surgery

Chris Dawes can see clearly after Laser Eye Surgery

Eye can see clearly now

Tuesday, 24 July 2012 News

When the ball comes towards Chris Dawes this season, he’ll see it clearly and unaided for the first time in his career after successful laser eye surgery in October last year. The 23-year-old Collingwood forward has relied on contact lenses since he started playing, with his eyesight blurring teammates and the ball, especially in night games.
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IPhoneRefractionsA Smartphone App for Eye Exams to measure myopia, hypermetropia and astigmatism

Tuesday, 17 May 2011 News
Researchers have developed a new way to measure myopia, hypermetropia and astigmatism using a Smartphone App. They call it Netra, which means eye in Sanskrit but stands for Near Eye Tool for Refractive Assessment. Read more…

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aa colin HanksColin Hanks Impressed By Laser Eye Surgery

Monday, 27 September 2010 News

Actor COLIN HANKS (The son of Hollywood legend Tom Hanks) has become a voluntary advocate for laser eye surgery after undergoing the Laser Eye Surgery procedure to perfect his eyesight. Read more…

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a military plane 2Eighty-two percent of Air Force personnel opt to undergo PRK
Laser Eye Surgery

Monday, 20 September 2010 News

PRK Laser Eye Surgery has a long track record in the United States Air Force, so most personnel request the procedure by name, and the successful outcomes we have had in the past with PRK are likely why it is still the most requested procedure. Read more…

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an eye for eye desease geneResearch finds new gene for Myopia

Tuesday, 14 September 2010 News

Australian scientists have identified several new genes that cause eye disease, in further steps towards a test that could determine a person’s lifetime “risk of blindness”.
Researchers at the Queensland Institute of Medical Research (QIMR) assessed data from more than a thousand sets of twins, looking for genes that drive a range of vision-related problems from mild to severe. Read more…

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a healthy eyes in summer timeHealthy eyes in the summertime

Wednesday, 28 July 2010 News

Sunglasses aren’t just for looking cool — they help protect your vision. While a smart pair of sunglasses might be the best way to complete a summer ensemble, it’s important to remember just why you put on those shades in the first place. Read more…

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a lady Gaga circle lensLady Gaga-inspired lens fad draws warning from eye docs

Monday, 12 July 2010 News

Cosmetic contact lenses that give wearers an exaggerated “doe-eyed” look are “an emerging and potentially dangerous trend among teenagers and young adults” Read more…
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a Paul ShSports star hails benefits of laser eye surgery

Wednesday, 16 June 2010 News

A sportsman who had Lasik laser eye surgery has said that it was one of the best things he has ever done and has helped to boost his career. Paul Shefflin, 29, who plays hurling for his club team Ballyhale Shamrocks, in Kilkenny, said his decision to undergo laser eye surgery last month was a wise one, as it has enabled him to see the field of play more clearly. Read more…

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an autism robotAutistic kids to get new therapeutic friend – a robot with camera for eyes

Thursday, 10 June 2010 News

The lines between virtual and real world seem to be increasingly blurred especially for this generation of kids. However, researchers at the University of Southern California have developed a robot Bandit that is helping autistic children connect with the real world.

Bandit has camera for eyes and can sense if a child is uncomfortable. It is built to express “simple facial expressions and movements.” Read more…

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aa Tim Bresnan focus1Tim Bresnan’s focus on Ashes place after laser eye surgery

Thursday, 10 June 2010 News

Tim Bresnan hopes that having 20/20 vision will help him book a place on England’s Ashes tour this winter. The all-rounder has his eyes on the prize of a tour Down Under, revealing that he plans to have laser eye treatment at the end of the season to improve his vision.

“I’m supposed to wear contact lenses when I’m playing but I don’t,” said Bresnan. “I’ve got quite bad astigmatism, so I don’t really get on with contacts.

“I can’t wear glasses either for batting or bowling but I’ve coped quite well with it so far. So if I get the laser eye treatment, I won’t be nicking anything! Read more…

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a rembrant portraitRembrandt’s art was a science, study finds

Thursday, 3 June 2010 News

Paintings from the old master show advanced optical techniques to direct viewer’s gaze. Rembrandt, perhaps the greatest Dutch painter of all time, pioneered scientific techniques – at least intuitively – to create magic: guiding the viewer’s gaze around a painting, and making them linger longer. The idea that artists use painting techniques to guide a viewer’s gaze is not new, but until now, the efficacy has not been scientifically proven. Nor has the practice been traced as far back as Rembrandt, who died in 1669. Read more…

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a vodka eyeballingVodka eyeballing bad for your eyes: health experts

Thursday, 3 June 2010 News

It’s called vodka eyeballing and it’s being touted as a way to get drunk faster.

The act is exactly what it sounds like: it involves pouring vodka straight onto your eyeball. Blogs discussing the “craze” say it started in Britain but has now crossed the pond and is a hit with young Americans. Read more…

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a photo of Lindsey VonnAlthough Lindsey Vonn wore glasses on “Law & Order”, her laser eye surgery was a success

Tuesday, 25 May 2010 News

You may have noticed her glasses…well, in real life, Lindsey doesn’t need those anymore! Both she and husband Thomas recently underwent successful laser eye surgery treatments.

Lindsey – the best U.S. alpine female skier of all time – revealed on her Facebook page how excited she was over “how crisp and clear everything is”. Read more…

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an eye for laser in medicineHow lasers will light up the future of medicine

Thursday, 20 May 2010 News

A whole range of medical procedures rely on lasers, so much so that we don’t even realise we’re being treated using Light Amplification by Stimulated Emission of Radiation (LASER). A bit short-sighted? How about laser eye surgery to correct your vision? Read more…

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I robotRobot conducts first electronic wedding

Tuesday, 18 May 2010 News

Flashing eyes, plastic pigtails and a tinny voice are not necessarily what a bride and groom look for in their wedding master of ceremonies, unless they work in Japan’s robotic industry.

Tomohiro Shibata and Satoko Inoue tied the knot yesterday under the watchful eye of a 1.5m android known as I-Fairy, in what the machine’s manufacturer, Kokoro, said was the first robot-led wedding in the world. Read more…

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a laser bim 3d 3dMaking light work of it – the laser’s 50th birthday

Tuesday, 18 May 2010 News

The story of the laser is incredible. Lasers will smooth your wrinkles, zap your cancer, correct your short-sightedness. Today, the top end of research is “femtosecond” lasers, in which ultra-fast lasers alter the “spin” of electrons in individual atoms to provide a more compact, denser storage on hard drives. Femtosecond lasers are also used in Laser Eye Surgery.Read more…

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a laser bim50 years ago, the laser beam was born…

Monday, 17 May 2010, News

Lasers have featured in hundreds of films, the most famous being the cutting beam heading for James Bond’s crotch in Goldfinger; it has spawned imitations from Austin Powers to The Simpsons’ Itchy and Scratchy.

The first laser eye treatment on a human was done in 1987 by American physician Dr Marguerite McDonald Read more…

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a laser lightA Look Back at 50 Years of Lasers

Monday, 17 May 2010, News

This weekend marks the 50th anniversary of the invention of the first working laser. The first laser light was produced on May 16, 1960 at the Hughes Research Lab in Malibu, California. Today, lasers can be found almost everywhere, from telephone lines to cutting edge scientific research, supermarket scanners, and even cat toys and Medicine. Lasik and laser eye surgery are less invasive and painful than traditional eye surgeries. Read more…

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