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Anatomy

Myths

Cataract

Glaucoma

Diabetic Retinopathy

Do you need glasses?

Floaters and Flashes

Transplant

Blindness

 

 

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Answers to Frequently Asked Questions

 

     Most people have very little working knowledge about the eye. Misconceptions and outright gimmickry abound as a result of this knowledge gap. Your source of correct information is very limited for even licensed physicians are baffled in search of explanations for even the most routine eye problems.

     Here we try to explain, in a way that can be understood by both ophthalmologist and non-ophthalmologist, the common problems of  your eyes. Some misconceptions that are presented may be unique to the Philippines. Explanations are made by an opthalmologist both from  local and foreign institutions, and from published works in the internet and print media.