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Frequently Asked Questions About Eye Health

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The eye is the most complex organ in the entire human body. Our eyes relay visual information from the surrounding and then sends it to the brain via a complex neuronal network.There are six muscles in each eye that help us see in all directions and are responsible for binocular vision. As we age, like all other senses, our eye functions also start to deteriorate and the incidence of refractive errors, glaucoma and cataract increases. To maintain the health of our eyes, we must get our eyes tested at regular intervals.

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Which Type Of Vision Correction Do You Need?

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IntroductionNowadays there are multiple options of refractive vision corrections available. About 75% of adults use some form of visual aids such as glasses or contact lenses. Every vision correction option has its pros and cons. While deciding what the best choice is for you, there should certain things should consider such as your lifestyle, systemic

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Ways To Improve Vision In People Over 50 Years Of Age

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INTRODUCTIONYour eyes need more care after reaching the age of 40s and 50s. Unfortunately, many functions of the body will start to deteriorate as you age, eyesight being one of them. With increasing age, you will notice several changes in your vision. Initially, people around the age of 40 might notice that they have difficulty

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Vivity Lens: The New Intraocular Lens

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INTRODUCTIONA cataract is a condition in which cloudy areas are formed in the natural lens. The development of a cataract in the eye obstructs the passage of light that causes difficulty in vision. It can be treated by replacing the cloudy lens with an intraocular lens through surgery.  If someone is suffering from a cataract

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How To Get Relief From Dry Eyes In Summer?

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OverviewDry eye is also known as tear film dysfunction. It occurs when the tear film of the eyes breaks down. The tear film is the outer coating on the surface of the eyes. It provides moisture to the eyes and protects them from infection. Tears consist of three layers which play a critical role in

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Is Lasik Worth In Your 40s, 50s And Beyond?

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IntroductionThere are many misconceptions regarding the age criterion for LASIK. The human eye can never be in the same condition throughout life. It changes continuously and eyeball growth can affect your eye powers. Patients who are under the age of 18 are not eligible for LASIK as their eyes need to have complete growth to

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Intralase

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INTRODUCTION Intralase is an advanced blade-free procedure for correcting refractive errors. The technique makes use of the Intralase laser to create the flap. It helps in creating a flap of pre-determined diameter and depth. WHAT IS INTRALASE? Intralase involves a completely blade-free technology. In a conventional bladed LASIK surgery, the doctor creates the flap with

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How LASIK Is A Life-Changing Procedure?

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Introduction LASIK is an acronym for ‘laser-in-situ keratomileusis’. It is a common and popular surgery for correcting refractive errors. Refractive errors such as nearsightedness, farsightedness or astigmatism can be treated with LASIK. The surgery works by reshaping the cornea using laser technology thereby allowing the light to travel without any obstacle onto the retina that

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Visual Impairment And Its Types

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Many people have faced some types of problems related to vision in their life. Some can not see distant objects, and some cannot see near objects. These types of treatments are known as refractive error can be corrected by using glasses and lenses.
Few causes of vision loss are irreversible and cannot be corrected using glasses. These visual impairments should be treated in time.

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Recognizing Problems Associated With Childhood Vision

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Healthy functioning of the eyes is essential to a child’s development because all activities including schooling depend on visual activity. Experts have estimated that more than half of the difficulties that child faces in learning are due to undiagnosed vision problem. So, an eye examination should be made an essential part of a routine paediatric examination.

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Pinguecula And Pterygium

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Pinguecula is a condition in which you may observe growth or bump on the white surface of the eyes. It is generally a degeneration of the tissues of the white portion of the eyes that is also known as the conjunctiva. Most of the time, it occurs on the corner side of the eyes, generally on the side of the nose. But, it can occur on either side of the eye. Also, it can occur in either of the eyes. People can be affected by pinguecula at any age, but it more commonly affects middle-aged people and older people.

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Is Your Retina Affected By Persistent High Blood Sugar Levels?

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It is estimated that more than 30 million of the population are living with diabetes in India. And according to estimation, around 7.7 million people have coexistent diabetic retinopathy. That is why this is one of the most widely recognized reason for impaired vision in adults. The spread and effect of diabetic retinopathy have been expanded vastly in recent years. This condition of diabetic retinopathy is caused when wall of blood vessels in the retina get damaged by the increased level of sugar in the blood. These blood vessels can swell and leak and cause the blood flow to reduce and stop.

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How Does Amblyopia Affect The Children?

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Lazy eye is an eye condition that affects the vision of the affected person. A child may have amblyopia (or lazy eye ) in one eye or both eyes. If one of the eyes is weaker, the brain begins ignoring the blurry eye and starts using the normal stronger one. It allows the blurry eye to get lazy because it is less active. It can be corrected if diagnosed and managed in time. Many treatments are available to correct this medical condition.

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Everything You Should Know About Visian ICL Surgery

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Today, more than 40% of the world’s total population is suffering from myopia or nearsightedness. In addition, many people also suffer from decreased visual acuity. Recent advancements in technology have helped us improve the vision of the majority of the population. Phakic lens implantation is one such procedure which gives freedom from thick glasses. In other words, Phakic lenses are alternatives to contact lenses and LASIK.

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Are You Travelling A Lot ? .. Reduce The Weight Of Glasses Through Laser Vision Correction

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Do you want to see the world clearly when you wake up in the morning ? Do you wonder what it would feel like when you open your eyes inside the swimming pool ?
Laser vision correction is the way to get rid of eyeglasses. The simple concept of this surgery is to reshape the cornea to change its focusing power. But there are some precautions we must take after the surgery.

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Thinking Lasik Surgery In Pregnancy: Here’s What You Need To Know

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The period of motherhood is one of the most beautiful parts of the life of a woman. Women who want to get LASIK eye surgery to get rid of spectacles thinks that this is the best time for this surgery because they have plenty of time in their hand. But, the question that arises here is whether they should go for a LASIK during pregnancy or not. One should not opt for LASIK during pregnancy. Read on to find the answers to some of the questions related to the LASIK surgery before, during, and after the pregnancy.

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Got Puffy Eyes: This Is How You Get Rid Of Puffy Eyes

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Tired puffy eyes appears as if there is a bag or swelling around the eyes. There are several causes for puffy eyes such as fluid retention, inadequate sleep, or age-related muscular sagging. The condition may also occur due to allergies or other diseases. There are several ways through which a person manages puffy eyes.

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Caring Your Eyes During Work From Home

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In this era of the coronavirus epidemic, the number of people working from home has significantly increased since the start of the year 2020. As a result, the time spent by a person in front of the screen has significantly increased. Eventually, this may lead to eye-related problems. Prolonged use of screens, especially computers, may increase eye strain. Even under the best ambient conditions, spending significant time in front of the computer screen can lead to an eye strain known as computer vision syndrome.

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Astigmatism May Affect Your Night Vision: Know Why And Its Management Options

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Astigmatism or cylindrical power is referred to as a condition in which the shape of the cornea or the lens of the eyes become irregular in curvature. This condition prevents the light from focusing evenly on the retina of the eye. In the united states, about every 1 in 3 people are having this problem. This can cause blurry or distorted vision at night. This may result in difficulty in driving at night time. If you have been diagnosed with astigmatism, then there are options to treat it.

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Why Lasik Is Still The Popular Choice For Vision Correction Surgery

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Since the beginning of time, people have been concerned about vision. Glasses and contact lenses were the only options before LASIK emerged. And probably, eyeglasses and contact lenses provided people with temporary improvement in vision. But there was still a need for permanent solution.

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