Presbyopia – Causes and Treatment You Must Know

Although there are different theories on the causes of presbyopia, it is brought on by a decrease in functionality of the eye’s crystalline lens. The ability to focus on near objects decreases, making it harder to read fine print or work on the computer. Age and Presbyopia If you are not using some form of vision correction by the age of 45, your eyes are ahead of the curve. Healthy eyes use a [...]

2020-01-17T07:28:50+05:30January 16th, 2020|Diseases & Conditions|0 Comments

Retinoblastoma – Diagnosis, Treatment and FAQs

What Is Retinoblastoma? Retinoblastoma is the most frequently diagnosed eye cancer in children. It's a life threatening cancer of the retina within the back of the eye. Retinoblastoma is usually discovered in babies between the ages of 6 and 24 months, even though it can be seen at earlier or later ages. How Common Is Retinoblastoma? Retinoblastoma occurs in about 1 in 15,000 live births, and it's estimated to affect approximately 250 to 300 children [...]

2019-12-29T13:44:37+05:30December 29th, 2019|Diseases & Conditions|0 Comments

How Long Does It Take to Go Blind From Glaucoma?

How fast does glaucoma progress? Generally speaking, if left untreated, common types of glaucoma can result in blindness in around 10-15 years. How long it will take to go blind from glaucoma depends on multiple factors such as: The type of glaucoma - open angle glaucoma, angle-closure glaucoma and normal pressure glaucoma for example can take several years to cause complete blindness while secondary glaucoma, neovascular glaucoma and phacomorphic glaucoma may result into total blindness [...]

2019-12-28T20:38:13+05:30December 28th, 2019|Diseases & Conditions|0 Comments

How to Sleep After Macular Hole Surgery

This is an account of a patient who went through macular hole surgery. Here, you will find answers to some of the common questions such as the following: What to expect after macular hole surgery? How to sleep after macular hole surgery? What happens after macular hole surgery? How to survive macular hole surgery? So here is how he went through the experience of discovering macular hole in his eye, consulting a doctor, having the [...]

2019-12-15T08:59:27+05:30December 15th, 2019|Diseases & Conditions, Surgery|0 Comments

How to Prevent and Reverse Macular Degeneration Naturally

Macular degeneration is the leading cause of blindness among people over age 65. Symptoms appear slowly and painlessly and can be detrimental to central vision if left untreated. There is not way to reverse macular degeneration completely but the progression can be stalled and the ongoing damage to retina can be managed with the available modern treatment options. There are two types of macular degeneration: dry (more common, accounting for 90 percent of cases) and [...]

2019-12-11T20:48:59+05:30December 11th, 2019|Diseases & Conditions, Treatment|0 Comments

Exercises to Avoid With Glaucoma

If you want to know which exercises to avoid with glaucoma, you have come to the right place. For glaucoma patients and glaucoma suspects, there are some forms of exercises which could potentially damage the optic nerve and worsen the glaucoma. The term glaucoma suspect describes a person with one or more risk factors that may lead to glaucoma, such as an eye pressure problem, but has no recognizable optic nerve damage or visual field [...]

2019-12-08T21:11:11+05:30December 8th, 2019|Diseases & Conditions, Lifestyle|0 Comments

How to Prevent Glaucoma From Worsening

If you have been diagnosed with glaucoma, there is nothing to worry about. Whatever stage it is, a lot can be done to prevent glaucoma from worsening and progressing further. Glaucoma prevention measures focus largely on diagnosing the disease early in its course and following the treatment regimen prescribed by your ophthalmologist. Many people ask how to prevent glaucoma. In order to discuss this, it will be helpful to break it down into two, more [...]

2019-12-08T21:24:55+05:30December 8th, 2019|Diseases & Conditions, Prevention|0 Comments

How to Fix Deviated Eyes and Eye Alignment Disorders

Deviated eyes also called as squint or strabismus is a condition in which the direction of eyes is misaligned. It may or may not be associated with poor vision in one or both eyes and double vision, also know as diplopia. Historical Perspective Over the past several generations it was felt that very little could be done for misaligned eyes in adults. Recently there has been a marked improvement in the outcome of treatment for [...]

2019-12-07T17:12:19+05:30December 7th, 2019|Diseases & Conditions|0 Comments

Glaucoma Types, Symptoms, Causes and Treatment

Types of Glaucoma Glaucoma refers to a group of illnesses that damage the optic nerve of the eyes. This disease affects millions of people, causing pain, vision problems and long-term vision loss. There are several different types of glaucoma that can impact vision. Primary Open-Angle Glaucoma (POAG) Primary open-angle glaucoma is often referred to as "the silent thief of sight" because there are few or no warning signs. Unfortunately, approximately half of people with glaucoma [...]

2019-12-18T19:02:57+05:30November 21st, 2019|Diseases & Conditions, Treatment|0 Comments

Narrow Angle Glaucoma – How it Affects Vision

Definition of Narrow Angle Glaucoma Narrow angle glaucoma is a group of glaucomas in which the intraocular pressure (eye pressure) is raised as a result of obstruction of the drainage pathway (trabecular meshwork). The obstruction may be mechanical with no evident pathology or it may be because of scarring in the angle where the trabecular meshwork resides. Narrow angle glaucoma is also called angle closure glaucoma. Photo by National Eye Institute How Narrow [...]

2019-12-08T22:01:17+05:30August 1st, 2017|Diseases & Conditions|0 Comments
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