Presbyopia Symptoms, Causes and Treatments

Presbyopia is a very common vision disorder impacting approximately 3 million people in the US alone. However by consulting with an eye care professional and following their suggested treatment option a person can significantly reduce the life impact of the disorder.

Johannes Kepler
Johannes Kepler

In 1604 Kepler wrote a book titled Astronomia Pars Optica, earning him the title of founder of modern optics. It was in this book that he documented his observations, experiments and formulas accurately depicting the process of refraction within the eye.

The Origin of Eyeglasses
Origin of eyeglasses

The first use of spectacles was observed in the late thirteenth century by Friar Giordano da Pisa on the occasion of a meeting with a craftsman living near Pisa, Italy.

Roger Bacon: Introducing Spectacles
Roger Bacon

Roger Bacon's studies on the nature of light and its impact on rainbows were critical and set a foundation in understanding the principles of reflection and refraction.

How to Insert Contact Lenses Into The Eye
Inserting contact lenses

There are two distinct techniques recommended when inserting contact lenses. The first technique may be considered the easier of the two, where both hands are used to manipulate both your eye and the lens itself. The second technique involves using one hand and may require some additional skill, coordination and control.


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