A new All About Vision article, Punctal Plugs for Dry Eyes describes a specific treatment option for dry eyes. The article provides information on how the procedure is performed, types of punctal plugs, side effects, and removal of the tear duct plugs, as well as their use for delivering medication.
Archive for March, 2010
Through the first ten weeks of 2010, All About Vision’s unique visitors were up 35% compared to the previous year. Traffic in the United Kingdom and Australia increased 87% and 78% respectively and together now account for 8% of all visitors to the site. North American visitors still account for 82% of overall traffic.
Of the ten most visited pages on the site, several had substantial traffic increases. Page views of the main page for LASIK & Vision Surgery were up 58%, while the LASIK cost article was up 56%. Conjunctivitis was up 53%, and the eyelid twitching article broke into the top ten with a 289% increase in page views.
A new All About Vision article, Contact Lenses for Dry Eyes, provides advice on the most common source of contact lens discomfort. The article discusses water content, silicone hydrogel lenses and other soft lens brands favored by some doctors for dryness relief, as well as alternative strategies involving care products.
EyeXam, a popular new iPhone app from Global Eye Ventures, is sending thousands of visitors to All About Vision.
Developed by Dr. Nikki Iravani and Dr. Brian Chou, EyeXam helps users to evaluate their vision and includes tests for color perception, astigmatism, and eye dominance. It also enables users to link to All About Vision for information on eye anatomy.
EyeXam is free and has been available at the iTunes store for two weeks. It’s currently being downloaded about 3,000 times each day.