LASIK Doesn’t Stop Your Eyes From Aging

LASIK Doesn’t Stop Your Eyes From Aging LASIK is a surgical procedure that is capable of correcting a wide range of nearsightedness (myopia), farsightedness (hyperopia) and astigmatism. More than 1 million patients undergo the LASIK procedure in the United States each year. Most patients notice an improvement in their vision immediately upon completion of their surgery. By the next day, vision is often dramatically improved. However, patients should understand that while fast visual recovery characterizes the operation, it can take several months before some patients achieve their final vision after LASIK. Several studies demonstrate that the vision of a number of patients continued to improve up to six months post-operatively. During that time, patients may experience slight fluctuations in vision …

Feedback, the Beauty and the Bane

Feedback, the Beauty and the Bane I use the words: feedback, review and critique interchangeably to mean the same thing in this article. I love getting critiques. It makes me feel acknowledged and important. Someone took the time to think about my work and give feedback. What a precious gift. An online writing group is the place to learn how to take and use criticism in a supportive environment. Criticism is the bane of every writer, but a novice is much more vulnerable. An unthinking, harsh review can discourage so badly, the writer may give it up right then and there. The writing group you choose should be helpful and nurturing. Criticism should be honestly encouraging along with being honestly …

Leaders in Self Insight and Professional Growth

Leaders in Self Insight and Professional Growth Taking the role of the leader is never easy. Leaders tend to bear more influence than a follower does. While leaders are great influences than common followers, leaders also have balance. We can review a few leaders that had balance and compare them to unbalanced leaders. One of the prime leaders of our time was Adolf Hitler. Adolf Hitler had great leadership skills, yet he took his beneficial skills beyond the limits and boundaries of humanity and straight into a holocaust of horrific crusades of competition that lead to the death of millions. Adolf Hitler became infamous by arousing the attention of others and guiding them to following him to these rivalries. This …

Understanding Attention Deficit Disorder

Understanding Attention Deficit Disorder Attention Deficit Disorder, otherwise commonly know as ADD, is a psychosomatic condition which is normally characterized by learning and behavioral disorders. ADD is generally diagnosed in children and it affects the male infant population more than girls. Attention deficit disorder not only occurs in childhood but also continues till adulthood in many cases. Anti-social behaviors are common with ADD individuals, but are not seen in children with ADD. Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder is a developmental disability based on neurobiological factors. However, the real cause of ADHD is still not known. Studies have shown that ADD is due to genetic transmission from parents to children. It can also be the result of deficiency of certain neurotransmitters or …