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    with ophthalmology just as he did. On my first day seeing post-operative patients, a woman was so moved by her improved vision that she began to cry. She grasped my father’s hand while she thanked us all. I felt honored to witness such a profound expression of joy, and at that moment I committed myself to pursuing a career in ophthalmology. I became obsessed with memorizing the anatomy of the eye and learning how to use all of my father’s instruments. I spent hours searching the internet…

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    This article is published in the International Ophthalmology Clinic Journal and begins by listing some of these complications. Some of these issues include: poor exposure, thin flap, buttonhole, free cap, incomplete flap, anterior segment perforation, intraoperative bleeding, epithelial defects, central islands, or decentration. Most of these impediments are due to problems with the equipment, problems with the flap in the cornea, or problems caused by the patient having a very irregular…

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    Ophthalmics

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    Ophthalmics is concerned with the study of the medical branch of ophthalmology, and deals with physiology, anatomy and any illnesses or diseases that may affect the eye. The study also includes performing operations or surgeries on the eyes. Many diseases are diagnosed through the study and practice of ophthalmics, and help to counteract or defer diseases that affect the eyes only, such as cataracts, glaucoma and blindness. What A Levels do I need? Each university will ask for varying entry…

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    The Aravind Eye Care system is a patient-centered organization. Aravind Eye Care System was started by the founder, Dr.Govindappa Venkataswamy to address the mission to provide service for poor, blind people (Velayudhan et al, 2011). The task set by the founder was to eliminate needless blindness. Through the Aravind approach, the services offered were originally focused on cataract surgery (Velayudhan et al, 2011). However, after a considerable decision, service was not limited to curable…

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    Optometrists also make sure that your eyes are in mint condition, and if those eyes have an impediment or disease, an optometrist will find a cure. An optometrist of Oklahoma once said, “Optometrists across the state thank optometry for stepping forward with ophthalmology to ensure that Oklahoma school children have healthy eyes.” (James Ronk -www.quotio.com). By making sure that kid’s/ adult’s vision, not only in Oklahoma, is okay, optometrists make sure that one of our body’s vital features is…

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    Glaucoma Research Paper

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    For a better comprehension of Glaucoma For nearly century glaucoma has been considered as one of the most common eye pathologies around the world but also one of the leading causes of blindness .In fact Glaucoma specifically in the united states according to the national institute affects more than three million people.before going further in facts a deeper look about such disease is necessary,an analysis of his origin, the causes and the solutions to the problem are indispensable and…

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    Vision is my inspiration. I wanted to understand how vision affects perspective and allows for every person to be unique, to mold their own personality, and to have an individual outlook on life. It is what led me to pursue optometry. The more I learned about optometry the more I came to appreciate the profession and its goal in improving patients’ vision. Now, most people take this to mean that an optometrists sole job is prescribing eyeglasses and contact lenses. Optometry does not stop there.…

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    Light for the World is a non-profit international disability and development organization that strives to aid people who have an impediment or disability. They treat disabilities and empower individuals to become active member in society. Light of the World specializes in inclusive education, eye health, prevention of blindness, and community based rehabilitation; through these four concentrations, they aspire to change the world. They are currently engaged with multiple local, national, and…

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    Stickler Syndrome is a rare disease due to several mutations in certain types of genes that are involved in the formation of collagen. Collagen is an important building block of connective tissues, which is mostly effected throughout the body by Stickler Syndrome. This disease affects both male and female; the rate is at approximately one to three in every ten thousand births and one within every seventy-five hundred births. Investigators of this disease believe that Stickler Syndrome is very…

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    Macular Degeneration Special Senses Macular Degeneration, also called age-related macular degeneration AMD for short, is a disease that affects the sight of a person. Macular degeneration is the leading cause of blindness in America. It affects people between sixty five and older, which is a large proportion of Americans today. The macula, an oval shaped pigment near the near the center of the retina, is responsible for the sharp, high-acuity, central vision. Within the macula are the fovea…

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