Eye Health

Cataract: Signs and Symptoms

Cataract: Signs and Symptoms

A cataract is the clouding of the normally clear lens of the eye. It affects vision, which is common in older people. Signs and Symptoms of Cataract Blurring and haziness of vision Halos around lights Sensitive to light Generally painless, slowly progressing condition Rapidly increasing power of spectacles There might… Read more »

Cataract Surgeries

Cataract Surgeries

What is the Optimum Time to do surgery?  Generally, the surgery is not required as soon as cataract is developed at the same time, surgery should not be delayed till a very late stage, as the chances of complication are more in that situation. The subjective feeling of the patient… Read more »

Cataract: Risk factors & Treatment

Cataract: Risk factors & Treatment

Introduction to cataract As people grow older, the natural eye lens becomes opaque, leading to blurred vision. It is called a cataract. A cataract is one of the leading causes of visual disability and preventable blindness.1  As the world’s population ages, cataract-induced visual dysfunction and blindness are on the rise…. Read more »

Conjunctivitis: Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis & Treatment

Conjunctivitis: Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis & Treatment

Conjunctivitis is defined as the infection or inflammation of the conjunctiva (the transparent membrane that lines the eyelid and part of the eyeball). Conjunctivitis is also called as ‘pink eye’ because the inflammation causes small blood vessels in the conjunctiva to become more prominent and cast pink or red color… Read more »

Eye care: Do’s  and Don’ts of Eye care

Eye care: Do’s and Don’ts of Eye care

Introduction to eye care The eye is an important sense organ that initiates the line of communication to the world. Many people with perfect vision (20/20) fail to give importance to eye care. Only in cases of mild-to-severe eye problem, the very essence of eye care is realized. Eye problems… Read more »

Eye allergy

Eye allergy

Overview of eye allergy Eye allergy or allergic conjunctivitis is the inflammation of the thin membranes that is present around the eyes (conjunctivae). Allergic conjunctivitis is caused due to the overreactions of the immune system to foreign substances. Eye allergies are frequently associated with other allergic conditions like hay fever,… Read more »

Eye Exercises for Healthy Eyes

Eye Exercises for Healthy Eyes

An increase in computer usage, watching TV, and exposure to pollution have tremendously affected our eyes even though we may not realize. The need for eye exercises is not only to heal eye problems but also to keep our eyes healthy. You don’t need to churn out hours for doing… Read more »

Eye Exam: Who should go, What does an eye exam detect

Eye Exam: Who should go, What does an eye exam detect

An eye exam is needed as a part of the periodic health check-up regimen. This is because many times, the symptoms of eye disorders go unnoticed, and most commonly, it is when there’s fluctuation in your glass power. Secondly, an eye exam is needed to ensure your child’s healthy vision… Read more »

Dry Eyes: Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis & Treatment

Dry Eyes: Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis & Treatment

“Dry eyes” is a condition that occurs when tears do not meet the moisture requirement of the eyes, which finally results in excessive dryness in the eyes. Technically dry eyes are termed as “xeropthalmia,” “Keratoconjunctivitis sicca (KCS)” or “dry eyes syndrome.”  We shall discuss this health complication in detail in… Read more »