ULTRA LASIK Solves Mocha Girl Jhane Santiaguel’s Eye Woes | Shinagawa Feature Story

ULTRA LASIK Solves Mocha Girl Jhane Santiaguel’s Eye Woes

Mocha Girl Jhane Santiagel struggled with a poor vision for most of her life.

She dealt with lazy eyes, high level of astigmatism and even bullying because of those.

“For most of my life, I’ve been having difficulties with my lazy eyes and high level of astigmatism. It was an absolute struggle,” confessed Jhane. “It got to the point where I was even bullied at the time because of my eyesight.”

Of course, Jhane did not plan on living with that. She knew she needed to find a way to enhance her life for the better.

Hence, she went to Shinagawa to find all her answers to her nagging eye problems.

Even if her case was quite a challenge, Shinagawa’s state-of-the-art ULTRA LASIK, powered by the innovative Schwind Amaris, was ready to solve all her problems.

In less than 10 minutes, Jhane’s eye problems all went down the drain.

“Goodbye 275/600, hello 20/12 vision! Dream come true! Shinagawa’s Ultra LASIK was very quick and painless. Mine was done in just around 5 minutes! I can’t believe it!”

“This is for those who have blurry vision and are struggling with eyeglasses. Thankful to Shinagawa Lasik Center for making this possible!”

Like Jhane, we can take a look at your case, too. Let’s see how ULTRA LASIK can help you as well. Call our Patient Care Lines: (+632) 368 5238 l (+63) 917 862 7454 l (+63) 921 217 0517 for inquiries and bookings.

Is Makeup Bad For Your Eyes? | Shinagawa LASIK Blog

Is Makeup Bad For Your Eyes?

Makeup is an essential part of most people’s everyday lives. It is a must-have partner for most to be at their best in terms of appearance and beauty.

But when talking about eyes, is makeup really bad for them?

While most of the makeups are bound to be safe, not all of them is good for you or your eyes.

There are some risky cosmetics for our eyes like false eyelashes/eyelash extensions, waterline eyeliners (eyeliners that go on the rim of the eyelid instead of outside the eyelashes) and color contact lenses. These beauty products may increase the chance of developing an eye infection since bacteria can potentially build upon them and may transfer in your eyes.

It also presents the same danger with mascara as well as the used wand is contaminated from the first use.

One more important thing to be careful of is scratching. An accidental hit from either a mascara wand or eyeliner pencil can actually leave scratches on the cornea. Flaky, dry and powdery makeup can also fall into your eye and cause irritation, swelling, and redness.

Know If Makeup is Bad For Your Eyes | Shinagawa LASIK Blog

What To Do To Protect Your Eyes

Does that mean that you can no longer wear makeup just to protect your eyes? Not necessarily.

You don’t need to give up your makeup entirely, of course! You just have to be more careful around your eyes.

Here are some simple but effective things you can follow to keep your eyes healthy while looking your best:

  • Make sure you use clean brushes in applying your makeup
  • Don’t put eyeliner on your waterline. Don’t poke yourself in the eye while applying it.
  • Make sure you observe the expiration dates of your makeups, particularly your eyeliner and mascara. The old makeups you keep are more likely to cause infection than new makeups. That’s why it is important to keep your makeups up-to-date.
  • Never ever share your applicators or makeup. That’s not because of selfishness, but because it is safer that way. Despite your closeness with your friends and family, you know you don’t want bacteria from their mascara wands in your eyes.

To know more about what’s best for your eyes and vision, call our Patient Care Lines: (+632) 368 5238 l (+63) 917 862 7454 l (+63) 921 217 0517 and book a needed eye consultation with our renowned eye doctors.

What Causes Crooked Teeth | Shinagawa Dental Blog

What Causes Crooked Teeth?

What Causes Crooked Teeth | Shinagawa Dental Blog

There are numbers of reasons why teeth crookedly erupt. That ranges from genetics all the way to mouth deformities and even serious oral diseases.

Once extra teeth form a malocclusion (crookedness or misplacement of teeth), the one responsible for that is usually genetic in nature. Inherited traits involve significantly small jaws that cannot accommodate a full set of teeth and misaligned jaws that apparently did not form well.

Can crooked teeth be prevented?

Since crooked teeth, underbites, and overbites are mostly derived genetically, they can’t really be avoided. Still, there are ways to counter that.

Once someone is old enough, orthodontic treatment, along with braces, will be necessary to correct the condition. There are also some early childhood behaviors that contribute to the development of crooked teeth.

The behaviors that should be avoided include:

  • Thumb sucking and tongue thrusting
  • Allowing pacifier use to continue after front teeth have erupted
  • Losing baby teeth to decay before permanent teeth have naturally pushed them out of their sockets

The health of baby teeth is essential. If baby teeth happen to be lost prematurely due to either trauma or decay, permanent teeth will be forced to shift when they start moving upward. Baby teeth are anchors for permanent teeth as they aid in guiding them as they erupt through the gums.

Furthermore, proper care of baby teeth helps a lot as it is critical to having healthy permanent teeth free of decay or discoloration. Harmful oral bacteria can quite possible spread into the gums and reach permanent teeth that are still buried. Upon attachment to a tooth’s enamel, bacteria are bound to begin eroding the tooth even before it has a chance to take its first bite.

That’s why it is that important to take good care of your teeth the soonest.

The best way for that is to regularly see a dentist and seek the proper and appropriate dental treatment for you.

Our dentists at Shinagawa Orthodontics can most certainly take care of that for you. Call our Patient Care Lines: (+632) 368 5238 | (+63) 917 862 7454 | (+63) 921 217 0517 and book a FREE dental consultation.