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+05:30December 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+05:30December 12th, 2019|Prevention, Eye Care|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

Age-related Macular Degeneration in a Nutshell

A common cause of visual impairment in the developed countries, age-related macular degeneration or AMD, as the name suggests, is caused by ageing primarily. There are however some factors which contribute to early and more severe manifestations. The following infographic describes those risk factors and shows how you can reduce the risk of AMD. [Image by National Eye Institute/ CC BY 2.0]