What do nearsightedness, farsightedness, or going blind look like? See these views and take an eye test in this slideshow from WebMD's medical editors.
Why Is There Gunk in My Eye?
Discharge is your eye's way of telling you something's up. From sleep to serious conditions, here's what to look for and what it might mean.
How Cost Effective is LASIK Surgery?
Baton Rouge LASIK surgeons explore the cost effectiveness of LASIK for Baton Rouge patients.
Do I have a bifid tip? (Photo)
Do I have a bifid tip? It's a dent in my nose. What is is and how did it get there? How can it be fixed?
How Drug-Resistant Bacteria Travel from the Farm to Your Table
Antibiotic-resistant bacteria from livestock pose a deadly risk to people. But the farm lobby won't let scientists track the danger
Got Allergies? How to Survive This Spring
Spring is the time when allergies act up. Often, our eyes can take the biggest hit. Here are a few things you can do to improve your comfort. Why the Spring? Spring is a season of pollen, fresh cut grass, dust and flowering trees. All of these allergens can trigger an allergic response and cause ... read more
How Do Magic Eye Pictures Work?
Magic Eye's granddaddy was the random dot stereogram invented by neuroscientist and psychologist Bela Julesz in 1959 to test people’s ability to see in 3D. Julesz would generate one image of uniform, randomly distributed dots. Then, he’d select a circular area of dots within the image and shift that area slightly in a second image. Someone viewing the two pictures side by side perceive a circle floating above the background, even though the random dots had no depth cues. This supported his idea that
9 Things NOT to Say to Someone with a Brain Injury
Marie Rowland, PhD, EmpowermentAlly Brain injury is confusing to people who don’t have one. It’s natural to want to say something, to voice an opinion or offer advice, even when we don’t understand And when you care for a loved one with a brain injury, it’s easy to get burnt out and say things out of frustration. Here are a few things you might find yourself saying that are probably not helpful: 1. You seem fine to me. The invisible signs of a brain injury — memory and concentration problems, fatigue , insomnia, chronic pain, depression, or anxiety — these are sometimes more difficult to live with than visible disabilities. Research shows that having just a scar on the head can help a person with a brain injury feel validated and better understood.…
KE Eye Center Welcomes Dr. Kristy Griffin
After visiting Kleiman | Evangelista Arlington for her own LASIK procedure, Dr. Kristy Griffin is now a doctor of optometry on the KE Eye Center team.
What Is Low Vision?
Low vision is a condition where patients experience blurred sight, partial sight, tunnel vision, or even being legally blind. Unlike many other eye impairments, low vision cannot be corrected through glasses or surgery. Even with corrective lenses and ...