Author: Lauren Maxam
On August 21st, 2017, a solar eclipse will be visible in North America. The Boise area will experience the solar eclipse from 10:10 am until 12:50 pm with the maximum phase happening at 11:27 am. The last time a total eclipse was visible in the Northwestern U.S was February 26th, 1979 making this a remarkable event to behold.
How does LASIK work?
LASIK (laser in-situ keratomileusis) is an eye surgery designed to improve vision. Refractive errors that LASIK can improve include nearsightedness (myopia), farsightedness (hyperopia), and astigmatism.
Although LASIK only takes a few minutes to complete, the results of the procedure should last a lifetime. Most people enjoy clear vision as early as the next day.
This month marks Healthy Vision Month, a yearly celebration of eye health and a reminder to take proper care of your vision. During this month, the National Eye Institute (NEI) recommends following these five eye health guidelines.
Sports-related eye injuries are surprisingly common. According to a 2016 study conducted by researchers at John Hopkins University, Harvard, and other institutions, approximately 30,000 sports-related eye injuries are treated at emergency rooms each year. (Other studies are less optimistic, placing the estimate at around 100,000 sports-related eye injuries per year.)