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Ophthalmology Blog

COLORBLIND PEOPLE OUTRAGED BY FIFA'S INDIFFERENCE

2022-11-23

According to statistics, there is at least one colorblind person on each soccer team. So Russia and Saudi Arabia coming out in red and green respectively can be a problem for players at FIFA World Cup.

5 Tips to Help You See Better in the Digital World

2022-11-23

Simple guidelines for protecting your eyes being connected to important devices like a smartphone or a computer and a simple principle to keep in mind is the 20-20-20 Rule.

WHY HE WAS BLIND?

2022-11-22

The horrible myopia that Maestro Borges experienced led to cataracts by the age of 29. Treatment was unknown and even eight eye operations couldn't save his vision and he went completely blind. If only it were now, when Dr. Benjamin's Eye Institute is a guardian for your eyes' health.

WHAT YOUR EYES CAN TELL YOU ABOUT THE HEART

2022-11-21

An algorithm that can detect cardiovascular illnesses through the eyes was created by Google and Verily. Your age, blood pressure, and whether you smoke can all be reasonably determined using a retinal scan and a computer program.

Tetrachromatics' Loneliness

2022-11-21

Did you know that your friend—the one who can distinguish all shades of greenish—sees the world in exactly that way, not just boasts of knowledge? How do ultra-sensitive tetrachromats survive in an imperfect world? And why weren't great artists necessarily born with that spectrum?

Is Our Planet Going Blind?

2022-11-21

Nearsightedness will soon become practically endemic, predicts research in the journal Ophthalmology. It's interesting to note that vision is poorer in countries with greater standards of life, and the reasons are obvious: the population of civilization tends to be more "autistic" the more civilized it is.

NEW EYES

2022-11-20

A novel adaptive metal lens, which is essentially a flatter, electronically-controlled eye, that corrects the primary causes of distorted vision, including astigmatism was developed by Harvard researchers who were inspired by the structure of the human eye. Such a construct truly combines two recent technological advances: the development of meta-lenses with focus-adjustable capabilities (like the human eye) and artificial musculature.

EYES AND LIFESTYLE

2022-11-20

The best way to avoid the disease is its prevention and regularly check in. The foundation and crucial factors for the health of your eyes is well balanced nutrition, physical activity, weight loss. Also, keep in mind the 20-20-20 rule: every 20 minutes, take your eyes off the screen and look at an object 20 feet away from you for 20 seconds.

COULD DISEASE BE DIAGNOSED WITH A SELFIE?

2022-11-20

Scientists from the University of Washington have come up with BiliScreen, which contains algorithms that work through the camera of a mobile phone to identify the level of bilirubin in the eyes which can point to some illnesses. It seems that the smartphone is becoming an indispensable medical tool.

Do eyes have immunity?

2022-11-20

It was found that our eyes are affected to some extent by the immune system which means that we can better understand such visual impairments as cataracts. Immune cells present in the lens can also facilitate the healing process, but also play a role in loss of vision.

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