You and I have been using our eyes for so long, we forgot that eyesight requires muscle coordination. The eye relies on muscles to turn, move from target to target, focus, and adjust to the light. Like walking, babies have to learn to do those things over the first few months of their lives. Unlike […]

At our LASIK office, we examine hundreds of eyes every week—but the wonder and power of the human eye still amazes us! Below, we’ve collected 29 amazing, surprising facts about the way we see. You don’t actually see the color red! Your receptors can capture red, green, and blue–but your red receptor actually only detects […]

What if someone could tell if you had a neck tumor just by looking at you? Sherlock Holmes (or, for a more medical example, Dr. House) are famous for taking mere seconds of examination to understand their subjects more than the subjects know themselves. As fiction, we accept their nearly-impossible knowledge as a part of […]

Up to 80 percent of the sun’s rays pass through cloud cover. Like sunburns in winter, few people expect UV-related eye injuries in winter—but the odds are good that you’re as much at risk for eye damage during the holiday season as you are in the heat of July. You need winter eye protection as […]