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Welcome to the Eyes2Eyes blog page

Here, you can expect to find regular updates about the work and events of our non-profit
organisation success stories from our clients, and information about exciting developments
in optometry, ophthalmology and visual sciences.

If you have general ideas for our blog or have specific topics that you would like us to cover,
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World Keratoconus Day (November 10th) 2023

Keratoconus (KC), covered in depth in our earlier blog post, is an uncommon degenerative eye condition characterised by the progressive thinning of the normally round and dome-shaped cornea. The...
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Keratoconus (Cone Shaped Cornea)

The cornea is the clear front surface of the eye. Have you ever wondered about the significance of a Cone-Shaped Cornea is, and how it could affect vision? The word keratoconus comes from the Greek...
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World Sight Day 2023

Happy World Sight Day 2023 from the Eyes2Eyes team!!! World Sight Day 2023 is an international awareness event that focuses on promoting understanding of vision impairment, blindness, and the...
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Corneal Transplants in Ophthalmology

August was Organ Donor Awareness Month. Organ donation holds tremendous value in the field of Ophthalmology, as it offers hope and improved quality of life to many individuals suffering from vision...
EYECARESCIENCE

Piezoelectric eye drops- same medication, different system

In the field of ophthalmology, precision and accuracy are of paramount importance when it comes to delivering medication to the delicate tissues of the eye. Traditional eye drop delivery methods have...
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Why you should only use contact lens solution for your contact lenses!

Acanthamoeba Keratitis Acanthamoeba is a genus of single-celled amoeba commonly found in water and soil environments. Some species of Acanthamoeba are also capable of causing infections in animals....
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5 tips to keep your eyes healthy

Eyes are rich sensory organs (so practically speaking, they have feelings!). They eyes are happier when they are healthier – they function better and for longer, and there is less need to seek...
EYECARESCIENCE

Gene Therapy in Ophthalmology

Gene therapy describes the introduction of normal genes into cells in place of missing or defective ones in order to correct genetic disorders. Gene therapy in ophthalmology has made significant...
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EyeTunes? The harmony between Music and Medicine

Music has been an integral part of the human experience since antiquity. It shares many similarities to medicine including extensive training, excellent teamwork and pursuit of optimal performance....
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10 interesting facts about the Cornea

The cornea is the clear outer layer of the eye, covering the iris and pupil. The cornea is so transparent that it’s almost invisible. The cornea provides about 2/3 of the eye’s total...