As we age, the natural lenses of our eyes become less flexible, making it more difficult to focus on nearby objects. It leads to blurry vision at the normal reading distance you used to have before.
Experiences in early childhood last a lifetime. We know this because many studies have already shown that 90% of brain development happens before a child turns five. Because the brain is extremely malleable at this point in a child’s life, their experiences, nutrition and overall well-being in their first five years will serve as the foundation of their learning and development later in life. Thus, it is important that young children are raised in an environment that is nourishing, responsive and safe, not just physically but also mentally and emotionally.
Having healthy vision is not just about getting your eyes checked and eating healthy. There are actions or habits that may affect your vision or eye health.
Laser-assisted in situ keratomileusis, more popularly known as LASIK, is a safe and effective solution for people who want to get rid of their glasses or contact lenses. It is a type of refractive surgery that is usually recommended to people 18 to 39 years old to correct refractive errors.
When we think of being free from the hassles of eyeglasses and contact lenses, we immediately think of LASIK or laserassisted in situ keratomileusis.