The site also provides consumer guides to vision correction options, including eyeglasses, contact lenses, LASIK and other types of corrective eye surgery.
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Our Consumer Guide to Contact Lenses covers everything you need to know about all types of lenses, including daily disposable, extended wear, multifocal, silicone hydrogel, rigid gas permeable (RGP) and toric (contact lenses for astigmatism).
You can also read about novelty contact lenses that are either prescription or plano (non-prescription). These include special effect contacts and colored contacts that can enhance or dramatically alter your eye color.
Refractive eye surgery can reduce your dependence on eyeglasses and contact lenses. These procedures correct vision that is, they correct myopia (nearsightedness), hyperopia (farsightedness) or astigmatism.
Our Consumer Guide to LASIK and Laser Eye Surgery offers a free online LASIK evaluation, LASIK surgeon Q&A and the definitive article on the web about LASIK eye surgery cost.
Although LASIK eye surgery is the best known refractive surgery, other procedures such as epi LASIK and PRK also correct eyesight. The guide covers both LASIK and other laser eye surgeries, as well as alternatives to laser eye procedures.
Cosmetic Eye Procedures
All About Vision's newest content section addresses topics such as puffy eyes and dark circles under the eyes, the benefits and risks of Latisse for longer eyelashes, Botox injections to smooth frown lines between the eyebrows, and eyelid surgery (blepharoplasty) to repair droopy eyelids.
We also offer extensive information about eyeglass frames, including trend reports for men's eyeglasses and women's eyeglasses. Read how to choose the best frame material for you or your child, as well as what frame will compliment your face shape.
Eye Problems and Diseases
AllAboutVision.com's Problems and Diseases Section covers more than 40 eye topics, including dry eyes and diabetic retinopathy. Popular articles explain eye infections (including identification of pink eye symptoms), causes and remedies for eye twitching, and comprehensive information about styes. You can also learn about 17 reasons why your eyes may be red or bloodshot.
Mini-content areas within the section offer indepth information on chronic eye conditions, such as glaucoma and macular degeneration. For instance, the macular degeneration content area outlines approved and investigational therapies, the Lucentis vs. Avastin debate and macular degeneration prevention.
Cataract surgery is one of the safest and most common surgical procedures. It is also one of the hottest topics in vision today because of developments in intraocular lenses (the artificial lenses that are implanted during surgery, replacing your eye's natural lens).
AllAboutVision.com offers special-interest sections, such as sports eyewear, nutrition for the eyes and computer vision syndrome. Our Low Vision section includes information on assistive devices that may be helpful for low-vision patients for example, those with macular degeneration.
Helpful articles in our Resources section explain 20/20 vision and the traditional eye chart. Also included are an interactive illustration of human eye anatomy and an easy-to-understand explanation of how the eye works.
AllAboutVision.com can help you find an eye doctor, as well as understand the difference between eye doctor specialties. Also, read articles on choosing a LASIK surgeon or cataract surgeon to help narrow your choices.