How Often Should You Get An Eye Examination

How Often Should You Get An Eye Examination

According to American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO): “The frequency of ocular examinations should be based on the presence of visual abnormalities and/or the probability of visual abnormalities developing. Individuals who have ocular symptoms require prompt examinations. Individuals who do not have symptoms but who are at high risk of developing ocular abnormalities related to systemic … Read more

How Many Drops Are There In A 5 mL Bottle?

How Many Drops Are There In A 5 mL or 3 mL Bottle

This is a question commonly asked by patients especially the users of glaucoma eye drops since they are supposed to take the treatment for a long time. How many drops a bottle will dispense depends on the viscosity of the drug and the size of the hole in the eye dropper. It is generally accepted … Read more

Pharmacists Are Not Doctors

Pharmacists Are Not Doctors

In many under-developed and developing countries, it is quite a common practice that a patient who has some eye complaint does not go to a qualified ophthalmologist for proper eye examination. He instead goes to a pharmacist or rather a ‘medicine shop’ and asks for ‘some eye drop’ for his eye problem. The pharmacists quite … Read more