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There are several reasons to wear sunglasses. To look cool? Sure. Because your future’s so bright? Of course. But most importantly, because UV rays can do serious, lasting, and irreversible damage to your eyes.
Unprotected exposure to UV rays increases the risk for serious issues such as:
Recovery from cataract surgery is typically very quick. Your vision may be cloudy, blurry, or otherwise imperfect for a few hours up to a few weeks, but this should self-correct as your eyes adjust to your new intraocular lens.
Eye color is determined by specific variations in an individual’s genes. While brown is the most common eye color, found in up to 79% of all humans, there are five other possible iris colors that can be found in people:
During traditional cataract surgery, a small surgical tool is used to access the lens of the eye. This method is safe and has given countless patients renewed vision. It is not, however, as precise or effectiveas the newer option of laser cataract surgery.
As the first wave of millennials prepares to enter their 40s, it is important to begin thinking about eye care. Even if you do not have a preexisting refractive error, presbyopia will soon become an unavoidable reality. Common issues such as dry eyes or computer vision syndrome may also become more pronounced with age, and the steps you take now to address these issues can help prevent more serious vision problems later in life.
Newborns, while possessed with the full visual capacity to see objects and colors, can only see 8-15 inches away. Over time, distance vision improves, as does the development of color vision, allowing babies with healthy vision to see the world with more clarity right around four months. However, vision development does not stop at this point. In fact, it continues throughout our lives.