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How can you reduce your myopia

How Can You Reduce Your Myopia ?

How Can You Reduce Your Myopia ? This question is often asked by those who've been living with myopia or started to have it when they visited an eye clinic or an optometrist practice. For those who don't know what myopia is, let’s have a quick introduction on this.  Nearsightedness or another name called myopia is a vision problem in which objects close to you are plainly seen but objects further away are blurry. When light rays bend (refract) wrongly due to the structure of your eye, images focus in front of your retina rather than on your retina.  Physical development of the eye occurs when myopia progresses, increasing the length of the eye (this is termed axial length elongation). As the eye matures, the point of focus moves further…

How can I improve my eyesight

How can I improve my eyesight?

When it comes to vision, it is better to understand what is really happening to our eyes. Eyesight is always been one of the most important sense to all of us. Most of us knew that, we may have eyesight problem in any stage of our life starts from birth till we get old. But nowadays, vision issues have been developed in more earlier stages. However, this is a normal change with the eye’s ability to focus and may progress with time.One should also be aware and able to recognize the causes of eyesight problem, so that we can improve our vision by correcting it. Vision may improve by wearing prescription glasses, contact lenses, and surgery, but if you want to do more to improve your vision, there are other…

What does axis in contact lenses mean?

The axis figure on prescription contact lenses is for people who have astigmatism and indicates the required location of cylindrical power on the lens. This determines the angle of vision correction that someone with astigmatism would need, due to the irregular curvature of their eye, which can be described as shaped like a rugby ball. Axis is part of your prescription, and tells an optometrist in which direction they must position any cylindrical power in your lenses that is required for astigmatism. The number shows the orientation or angle (in degrees) from 1 to 180. The number 90 means vertical position, and 180 horizontal. A higher number for the axis does not mean that your prescription is stronger, it simply describes the position of the astigmatism. Meridians of the eye are determined…

Steps to prevent infections from COVID-19

Recently, all of us were keep monitoring the largest outbreak of respiratory disease which was caused by the novel coronavirus. According to WHO (World Health Organization- 2020), Coronaviruses (CoV) or also known as COVID-19 (Coronavirus Disease 2019) are from a large virus family, which causes sickness ranging from the common cold to more early encountered severe diseases such as Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS-CoV) and Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS-CoV). (more…)

can you sleep in bausch and lomb ultra

Can you sleep in Bausch & Lomb Ultra?

‘Can I sleep wearing Bausch & Lomb Ultra?’ Wearing contact lenses is different from wearing eye-glasses. Because they are worn directly on your eyes, the contact lenses will affect any way your eyes function. These effects tend to increase the length of time the lens stays on your eyes before removal. Although a large number of people manage to wear contact lenses without problems, before you decide whether to start or continue wearing contact lenses for everyday wear, you need to get consultation from your optometrists regarding the effect of contact lenses on your eyes and the risk associated with wearing contact lenses. Let's meet Malaya Optical Optometrists for consultation regarding your eyes. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hKb_nBq8vNc However, it is important to not wear your lenses longer than recommended by your eye care…

Red and Dry Eyes

Dry Eyes At Night

Dry eyes can be irritating, uncomfortable and at times, borderline painful. But throughout the day, your dry eyes are annoying but not painful and yet, at night, the true colors of having dry eyes emerge. (more…)

Glaucoma Vision

What is Glaucoma?

Glaucoma is an eye disease that slowly damages the nerve for vision at the back of the eye which is the optic nerve. This condition is often linked to high pressure inside the eye but can also occur with normal pressure. Early detection and treatment can prevent or delay vision loss caused by Glaucoma. (more…)

Age-related Macular Degeneration AMD

What is Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD)

Age-related Macular Degeneration or AMD is an eye disease that is associated with ageing that affects the central vision. Central vision is needed to see detailed objects clearly and is important for everyday tasks such as reading and driving. (more…)

Diabetic Retinopathy Vision

What is Diabetic Retinopathy?

Diabetic Retinopathy is an eye disease caused by diabetes and it includes both Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes. It affects the small blood vessels of the retina at the back of your eye. An early diagnosis and treatment can prevent up to 98% of severe vision loss (more…)

Family History Vision Loss

Family History of Vision Loss

If a member of your family has a problem with there eyes, there is a high possibility that you too will experience the same thing. An eye test can detect a problem before it affects your eyesight. An early detection of an eye problem, can improve the likelihood of treatment. (more…)