How to Stop Glaucoma Progression (Practical Tips)

Glaucoma Is Still Underdiagnosed Glaucoma affects millions of people worldwide, but most don't know they're at risk until their vision starts deteriorating. According to the Baltimore Eye Survey (BES), approximately half of people who suffer from glaucoma go undiagnosed for years before they seek treatment. One major factor contributing to the lack of early detection of glaucoma is the inability to diagnose glaucomatous changes in the optic disc and retinal nerve fiber layer (RNFL). A [...]

2022-01-10T22:38:49-06:00January 10th, 2022|Diseases & Conditions, Eye Care|0 Comments

Can Glaucoma Be Caused by Trauma? (Explained with Examples)

Glaucoma is an eye disease that causes damage to the optic nerve. Most people who get this condition do not know they have it until they develop vision problems. There is no cure for glaucoma. People with this condition may need surgery or medicine to control pressure inside the eye. Ocular injuries are very common among young people. Some of them are minor and do not need hospitalization. But there are some injuries that are [...]

What is the First Sign of Cataracts? (Explained with Examples)

Cataract is an eye condition where there is clouding of the lenses. They occur when proteins in the lenses get denatured, blocking light from entering the lens. This leads to blurred vision and double vision. Patients with early stage cataracts see tinges of yellow and/or brown at night or halos around lights. Cataract patients report sensitivity to bright lights. Cataracts are a common issue among older adults. There are no early warning signs of cataracts. [...]

2021-12-30T18:40:52-06:00December 30th, 2021|Diseases & Conditions, Eye Care|0 Comments

How to Get Rid of Dilated Eyes Faster (Truth Revealed)

What Is Eye Dilation / Dilatation? During an eye examination, the doctor may dilate your eyes so they can look at the structures located at the back of your eye. The doctor looks for conditions such as these: High blood pressure: When your blood pressure is untreated for a long period, you could damage the retina's blood vessels. Retinal function can be impaired in certain cases of untreated high blood pressure. Detachment of the retina [...]

2021-12-28T09:23:51-06:00December 28th, 2021|Diagnosis, Eye Care|0 Comments

Ten Steps to Prevent Macular Degeneration

All of us have one thing in common. As time passes, we age. Aging does have some benefits. For example, as the years march on we gain more experience and become a little more savvy and wise. Maybe your memory is not as sharp as it used to be, so you are experiencing those dreaded “senior moments.” Maybe you can’t hear as well as you used to, or have aches and pains. If you are over [...]

2019-12-14T19:42:35-06:00December 14th, 2019|Eye Care|0 Comments

How to Use Amsler Grid for Macular Degeneration at Home

Amsler grid or macular degeneration eye chart is used to detect any anomalies in the central visual field. This central field corresponds to the central part of the retina which is called as macula. It is a valuable tool to detect subtle visual changes early in the course of causative disease such as age-related macular degeneration and macular edema caused by diabetes. After the diagnosis is made, Amsler grid is also used for monitoring any [...]

2019-12-12T22:18:27-06:00December 12th, 2019|Prevention, Eye Care|0 Comments

Vitamins for Eyelashes and Eyelash Growth

With beauty and lifestyle, eyelashes are being seen as elements of beauty with those with long eyelashes being considered more beautiful. That is why most women wear long eyelashes to make them appear more beautiful. However, you will notice that you don’t have to struggle with false eyelashes when you can grow your own longer lashes. Eyelashes can be grown naturally or you can use growth enhancers and vitamins for eyelash growth. Natural eyelash growth [...]

2019-12-07T22:39:55-06:00December 7th, 2019|Beauty, Eye Care|0 Comments

How Long Does an Eye Exam Take?

If it is a routine eye exam, it takes about 20 to 30 minutes. In a routine eye test, the person undergoing eye exam usually does not have any complaints. Basic tests include: Visual acuity Eye pressure test Assessment of refractive status of the eye Slit-lamp examination of the anterior segment of the eyes Quick examination of central retina If the person has any eye complaints, the time taken for the whole eye exam will [...]

2022-01-23T17:06:40-06:00July 18th, 2017|Eye Care|0 Comments

Eye Chart: Download Free Snellen Chart for Eye Test

What Is an Eye Chart? An eye chart is a chart comprising multiple rows of single letters in decreasing order of size. The eye chart measures the visual acuity or in simpler words, how well you see with both of your eyes. So if you notice poor vision in one or both of your eyes, your eye care specialist will evaluate your vision with the standard eye chart. Snellen chart is the most frequently used [...]

2021-12-17T06:49:10-06:00June 30th, 2017|Eye Care|0 Comments

Are Carrots Good for Eyes?

Traditionally, carrots are known to be associated with the health of eyes. They are thought to improve the eyesight. People who consider carrots good for eyes are not sure what quantity of carrots actually benefits the eyes. They also don’t know whether or not they prevent eye diseases or they help treat pre-existing eye conditions. It is true that carrots have beta carotene which is converted in the body to ‘retinal’, an important molecule for normal [...]

2017-06-07T19:13:37-05:00June 7th, 2017|Eye Care|0 Comments
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