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Eye Surgery In Animals And Pets

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Despite the apparent laugh-worthiness of a pet undergoing eye surgery, such procedures are actually relatively commonplace in the animal world, from canines to felines and beyond.

To squash any rumours to start, however, animals do not undergo eye surgery to treat refractive errors in the same way that humans do who undergo LASIKor other procedures. Just as cats and dogs don’t sport glasses or contact lenses, they are similarly not candidates for procedures that simply clarify blurry vision.

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How To Set Up A Laser Eye Surgery Clinic

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Many people find it unbelievable that laser eye surgery can take place in locations far removed from a classic hospital setting. From shopping malls to high street, laser eye surgery really couldn’t be more accessible.

That being said, how does one set up a laser eye surgery clinic?

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Professions Suited For Laser Eye Surgery

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Laser eye surgery can no doubt benefit anyone, depending on their unique needs and lifestyle. Individuals in some professions, however, stand to benefit in specific ways related to their jobs.

Here are just a few:

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Laser Eye Surgery On-screen

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Laser eye surgery is becoming increasingly commonplace, with most people now knowing at least one friend or relative who has had the procedure done. In addition, many celebrities, ranging from Tiger Woods to Nicole Kidman, have successfully had treatment. With increasing awareness of the procedure both at home and in Hollywood, what presence does laser eye surgery have on-screen?

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Air Conditioning & Your Eyes

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Temperatures have finally soared into the double digits, and while it’s not quite swimsuit season yet, it’s almost time to turn on the A/C. While air conditioning has many obvious benefits, however, it also has a number of downsides, particularly for your skin and eyes. Even for those who would prefer to go without and enjoy the heat, it can often be hard to escape, from office buildings to shopping malls.

The biggest issue caused by air conditioning is dry eyes. Some individuals are already predisposed to this condition, while those who wear contact lenses often find that their lenses make them more susceptible to dry eyes. To put it simply, air conditioners exacerbate these predispositions and this susceptibility, causing mild discomfort.

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