Monthly Archives: February 2021

Understanding Retinal Detachment

The retina is the nerve tissue that lines the inside back wall of your eye. Light travels through the pupil and lens and is focused on the retina, where it is converted into a neural impulse and transmitted to the brain. If there is a break in the retina, fluid can track underneath the retina… Read More


Eye Safety in Sports

Nearly 30,000 sports-related eye injuries are treated in U.S. emergency rooms each year. The good news is that 90% of serious eye injuries could be prevented by wearing appropriate protective eyewear. How to Prevent Sports Eye Injuries Different activities and sports have different levels of risk for eye injury. Make sure that you’re using the right… Read More


Q&A With Dr. Malik

With over 25 years in the field of Ophthalmology, Dr. Malik’s experience as a leader in the field of cataract surgery is on display in an interactive Q&A session with questions from our friends on social media! Have a look at the curiosities of our community and the answers directly from Dr. Malik! Q: How… Read More


Eye Safety in the Workplace

The American Academy of Ophthalmology has designated March as national Workplace Eye Wellness Month. By raising awareness and sharing useful information throughout the month, the goal is to provide employers and workers with valuable resources that teach the importance of proper eye care and protection while on the job. Experts project over 160 million people will… Read More


Love Is In The Eyes: How Sight Contributes To Attraction

We’ve all heard the term “Love is in the Air,” but can love really be in the eyes? Actually, science has proven it so! Certain chemicals (or endorphins) that produce the emotion of love can be emitted through emotions expressed in the eyes. There are physiological changes in the eyes that occur when love is… Read More


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