3 Common Eye Problems and How to Treat Them

Cornea is an essential part of the eye. Externally, it is the first layer that helps in focusing the incoming light. Understandably, the cornea has to be healthy for a healthy eye and vision. Cornea is made of proteins and highly ordered cells with nerve endings. Any change in its transparency and consistency of the structure impacts our vision. Given the importance of the cornea, 3 commonly occurring corneal conditions have been enlisted with its symptoms and treatment.

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Eating Oranges may prevent macular degeneration

If apples have gained the reputation of keeping general good health of the body, then oranges eaters may soon be known to less likely develop an eye disease - macular degeneration. Macular degeneration is a progressive eye disease in which the central part of the retina i.e. macula is affected that results in vision loss. Macula is responsible for fine details of central image required for reading fine print, driving, recognizing faces etc.

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Eye myths busted!

I have 20/20 vision, so I couldn't have glaucoma.
Individuals with perfect vision could still have or develop glaucoma since the disease usually affects peripheral vision first and central vision last.So most people in early stages have perfect central vision. Affection of peripheral vision can be detected only by specialised tests

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Is headache and blurry vision associated to each other?

There are several factors that causes blurred vision in an individual such as but not limited to eye diseases, eye trauma, head injuries, and even some causes which cause blurry vision along with headaches like raised eye pressure or raised intracranial pressure etc. Headache and blurry vision can be closely linked.

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Polarized Glasses and Eye care tips

School examinations have just finished! Things-to-do-in-vacation list must be already making everyone excited. Summers have made us feel their presence already! This is the time when everyone wants to immerse themselves into water be it swimming pools or water parks. But the bright sunlight and on top of that reflection of sunlight from water causes a lot of glare.

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PLAY SAFE THIS DIWALI!

On the eve of Diwali, a 9-year-old girl Avantika was brought by her parents at Advanced Eye Hospital and Institute in an emergency department with injuries to her face and hands due to firecracker injury. She was standing too close to the firecracker she lit, waiting to check if it had lit properly.

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Enjoy Diwali with this Safety Eye Care Tips

Diwali is the festival of lights, celebrated all over the country with great enthusiasm. This festival is enjoyed with pooja of goddess Laxmi, lighting, rangolis, firecrackers, house decoration. While enjoying do not forget to get care of your eyes. Eyes are the second most affected area after hand and finger injuries. Enjoy Safe Diwali

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Be Sure of What You Add to Your Eye

Mrs Pranali Sawant has been wearing glasses since 14 yrs though she used contact lenses frequently and never had any issues with her eyes until recently.

Her grandfather had passed away and she went for the cremation ceremony to Mangalore where her grandparents live. The day was too long and she was exhausted by the time she went home. The whole family had reached home with a heavy heart and had retired to their respective rooms for the night.

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Pair of New Glasses is all an Architect Needed for Healthy Vision

We treated a case of Mrs Snehal ( name changed) , 28 yrs old female who is an architect by profession. Not only does she love her profession but also is an avid reader.

Since 2 years she had complaints of constant headaches which she attributed to her lack of sleep due to long hours at work and would pop painkiller pills. Like any other professional she didn't have the time to show to a physician. But recently her headaches worsened and she couldn't focus on the finer details while doing her sketches which made her think about her vision. She never had glasses all her life and always thought she would never need one. But due to the headaches and not being able to see clearly; she went to an optician store and got her eyes checked and got the pair of glasses.

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