LIVING WITH VISION LOSS IN ONE EYE.

We experience the world using our five senses: sight, smell, taste, hearing, and touch. But which one is most important to our human experience? Most people will tell you that it’s the sense of sight; as it turns out, research has validated this. Following diseases or injury, some people may find themselves living with one […]

BLEPHARITIS

BLEPHARITIS  Definition Causes Signs and Symptoms Diagnosis Treatment Prevention Blepharitis is the inflammation of the lid margins. This can cause dandruff-like flakes or oily particles wrapped at the base of the eyelashes. This is very common among people who have oily skin or dandruff. It is not contagious and not harmful to the eyes. CAUSES […]

DIABETIC RETINOPATHY

Diabetic retinopathy is a vision complication caused by diabetes. It’s caused by damage to the blood vessels of the light-sensitive tissue at the back of the eye (retina). At first, diabetic retinopathy might cause no symptoms or only mild vision problems. But it can lead to blindness. The condition can develop in anyone who has […]

A Banana A Day May Keep Blindness Away

Bananas are delicious and essential to your diet for maintaining healthy eyes. They’re a rich source of vital nutrients that play a key role in preventing vision loss , such as Retinitis pigmentosa and macular degeneration, ultimately safeguarding against blindness. These tropical fruits are tasty and packed with eye-friendly nutrients, including Vitamin A, Vitamin C, […]

RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN SLEEP AND INCREASE IN EYE PRESSURE

Sleep is usually a time for restoration and healing, but the way we sleep, how much we sleep and conditions like apnea can increase your chances of developing a serious eye condition: glaucoma. The sleep time and duration affect a number of endocrine, metabolic, and neurological functions that are critical to the maintenance of individual […]

ARCUS SENILIS (CORNEA ARCUS)

Arcus senilis is a white, gray, or blue arc or ring that develops around the edge of the cornea. It typically appears as an arc that affects the top and bottom of the cornea. Over time, the arcs can grow and connect, forming a complete ring. It is common among people who are in their 60s […]

ARE THERE ANY HEALTH BENEFITS OF WEARING CONTACT LENSES?

For a lot of people, the idea of wearing contact lenses is unappealing. They think that it will be uncomfortable, that they won’t be able to see, or that it will be a hassle. But the truth is, there are a lot of benefits to wearing contact lenses that you may not know about. If […]

NIGHT BLINDNESS (NYCTALOPIA)

Night blindness does not necessarily mean that one cannot see at night, Rather NIGHT BLINDNESS is the inability of the eye to adapt to reduced illumination or dim light. Night blindness describes a symptom, not a disease. Mechanism of Night Vision The eyes need to adjust properly in order to see well at night or […]

DEALING WITH CONTACT LENS DISCOMFORT

Do your eyes itch or burn when wearing contact lenses? There are several reasons why you may be experiencing contact lens discomfort. What Causes Contact Lens Discomfort? Some of the top causes of uncomfortable contacts are: Dry Eyes Dry eye syndrome is a common condition that arises when your tears can’t keep your eyes sufficiently […]