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DR. RICARDO TORO IS A MEDICAL DOCTOR SPECIALIZED IN OPHTHALMOLOGY WITH A FELLOWSHIP IN PEDIATRIC OPHTHALMOLOGY AND STRABISMUS CERTIFIED BY THE UNIVERSITY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA IN VANCOUVER CANADA. HE IS A GOOD STANDING INTERNATIONAL MEMBER OF THE AMERICAN ASOCIATION FOR PEDIATRIC OPHTHALMOLOGY AND STRABISMUS .

Why do some people need glasses?

Why do some people need glasses? Eyes are like cameras, photographic cameras or video cams. They are special optic capable to focus parallel light rays at a plane on the retina called macula to have clear vision.  This ideal state is known as emmetropia. Ametropias on the other hand  are not ideal conditions  where  an […]

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Amblyopia: Lazy Eye

Amblyopia is defined as decreased vision in one or both eyes caused by abnormal interaction between the eyes and brain. Basically what this means is that the brain is not getting the proper information from the eyes to develop normal vision, hence, visual learning impaired. Prevalence is estimated to be 1-4 %. This condition is […]

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