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+05:30December 7th, 2019|Beauty, Eye Care|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

What is Bimatoprost Ophthalmic Solution?

Bimatoprost (available as Lumigan, Careprost, Bimat etc.) is an eye drug for the treatment of glaucoma and ocular hypertension. People can also lose vision due to increased pressure in eyes. In glaucoma and ocular hypertension, fluid remains in eyes and puts pressure on them. Bimatoprost reduces this pressure from eyes by flowing the fluid out of eyes. This medication is useful for people in whom other eye medications do not show effect. Bimatoprost produces good [...]

2019-12-05T05:55:06+05:30December 4th, 2019|Treatment|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

Bifocal Glasses – When do You Need Them?

Bifocal glasses have the lenses with two powers meant for near vision and distance vision. The upper segment of the bifocal glass has power which corrects distance vision. The lower segment of the glass corrects near vision. When we read something, for instance, we look down and see through the lower segment of the glasses. When we look into distance, the line of sight passes through the upper segment. How are bifocal glasses different from [...]

2017-08-02T19:57:15+05:30August 2nd, 2017|Glasses and Lenses|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

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 [...]

2019-12-16T22:39:35+05:30July 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 [...]

2020-01-09T13:25:16+05:30June 30th, 2017|Eye Care|0 Comments

Intravitreal Injection: Frequently Asked Questions

What are eye/intravitreal injections for? Intravitreal injection is given into the eye near the retina. Retina is the neural layer on the back of the eye. Diabetic retinopathy and AMD (age-related macular degeneration) are two common conditions affecting the retina. Eye drops cannot treat these conditions because the required concentration of drugs does not reach the back of the eye. For the drugs to reach the retinal layer, we need to inject them into the [...]

2019-12-16T22:21:36+05:30June 12th, 2017|FAQs, Treatment|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+05:30June 7th, 2017|Eye Care|0 Comments
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