Eye Infection Articles


CrediTalk: Awareness About Eye Health With Dr. Kartikeya Sangal

19 September, 2019

Eyes are one of the most important parts of every human being. Awareness About Eye is vital. We should be grateful to have such a beautiful gift. You can see the whole world and the beauty of nature with your eyes. What if one day you are unable to see it? What if your eyes …


5 Proven Ways to Take Care of Eyes: For All-Day Computer Users

28 January, 2019

With computers becoming increasingly common in the workplace, you have no option but to keep staring at your screen all day. But prolonged and concentrated use of a computer is not only bad for your spine and mental health; it can be seriously damaging to your eyes as well. Though computers do not cause permanent …


Did You Know About These 5 Super Herbs for Healthy Eyes

11 September, 2018

In this day and age with the onset of technology, our eyes are used to facing excessive workload.  From working on the screens to surfing on the smartphones, our eyes are put into use strenuously. Besides, it is common for our eyesight to deteriorate as we age. It is thus imperative that we take care of …


Infection With No Cure – All About Nipah Virus Outbreak

22 May, 2018

Nipah virus (NiV) infection is a relatively new zoonosis (a disease which can be transmitted to humans from animals). The natural hosts of the virus are fruit bats. These bats have the citizens of Kerala on high alert with the deaths of three people due to the Nipah Virus. The nurse who was taking care …


15 Common Eye Diseases Revealed

1 March, 2018

In this article, we have put together a brief overview of some of the common eye diseases to increase your knowledge about these issues and create awareness. A cataract is an age-related eye disorder in which the eye lens becomes cloudy and vision blurs as well as sensitivity to light increase Glaucoma is the leading …


Symptoms, Causes and Treatment of Dry eye

16 June, 2017

Dry Eye syndrome is a condition in which the eyes are unable to maintain the normal layer of tears. According to ophthalmologists, this is due to the lack of production of the adequate amount of tears. The tear film is very important for the eyes as it prevents the eye from dust and other bacterial …


Eye Flu: All You Need to Know

10 May, 2017

What is Eye Flu? The medical term for eye flu or pink eye is conjunctivitis. It refers to an inflammation of the thin layer of clear tissue known as conjunctiva, which covers the white of the eye and lines the inside of an eyelid. What are the Causes of Eye Flu? Eye flu can occur …


Why Are My Child’s Eyes Yellow?

14 April, 2015

The body is constantly replacing old red blood cells with new ones, and sometimes during this process, Bilirubin, a yellow coloured pigment, is left behind, which eventually reaches various parts of the body. Jaundice sometimes creates a problem in this process, turning the eyes yellowish in the process. Yellow eyes in newborns The skin and …


TORCH infections in mothers

26 February, 2015

TORCH does not stand for one particular disease – it actually is an acronym which represents various diseases that can affect a growing foetus inside the womb of his mother if exposed to them while still inside the uterus. The disease which TORCH represents is as follows – T – toxoplasmosis O – other diseases …


Why does the eye doctor puff air into my eyes?

27 August, 2014

What is the air puff test? The air puff test is part of every detailed eye exam that puffs a small amount of air into the eye. Known as the non-contact tonometry test, it reads the pressure within the eye, or the intraocular pressure (IOP), without the machine touching the eye. Why is it important? …


5 Most Common Eye Problems Explained

9 July, 2014

While a lot of eye related issues such as near sightedness, retinal degeneration, etc are inherited; there are a lot of eye disorders that are acquired. These can range from mild to severe, at times causing serious problems. 5 common eye problems explained: #1 Conjunctivitis Commonly known as the ‘Pink Eye’, this is a direct …


Eyes inflamed? It could be Blepharitis

24 June, 2014

One of the most delicate parts of our body, the eyes are susceptible to myriad afflictions. One such affliction is the Blepharitis which is eyelid inflammation. Blepharitis causes red, irritated, swollen, burning and itchy eyes because of oily particles and bacteria coating the eyelid margin near the base of the eyelashes. A common and non-contagious …


Do you have the Pink eye?

18 June, 2014

Conjunctivitis or the Pink eye, one of the most common conditions of the eye may be caused by allergy, infection or chemical irritants. Although easily treatable, proper diagnosis and treatment is a must for good health of the eyes. By maintaining basic eye hygiene and personal hygiene, conjunctivitis can be prevented effortlessly. Do you have …


Eye Glasses vs. Contact Lenses

14 March, 2014

Some people prefer to wear eye glasses while others choose contact lens. We cannot say one is better than the other but it is a matter of personal preference, lifestyle, comfort, convenience, budget and aesthetics that drive the decision. We have compared pros and cons of both eye glasses as well as contact lens to …


13 Healthy Eyesight Tips

14 March, 2014

It is easy to ignore the health and well-being of eyes – a pair of small ‘almond shaped’ delicate organs of sight. Most eye problems go unnoticed until one starts experiencing challenge in seeing. According to a survey by the American Optometrist Association (AOA), 85% of people valued their sight as the most prized sense, but less than …


Bird Flu (Avian Influenza)- Symptoms, Causes and Treatment

29 April, 2019

Which came first the chicken or the egg? Well, the answer to this question becomes of little importance as the new discussion relating to birds emerges. The discussion over The Bird Flu (Avian Influenza)- what is it, how is it spread, what are the causes, what are the symptoms and what is its treatment? Bird …


Difference Between Chikungunya & Dengue Fever

1 June, 2018

Chikungunya and Dengue Fever are two ailments which bear a host of similarities with each other. In fact, the symptoms for both the diseases include: High fever A headache Pain in the area behind the eyes Joint pain Rash Fatigue Nausea Both of them are viral infections that are transmitted to humans through the bite …


#FreedomFrom Health Effects Of Diwali

14 October, 2019

Diwali is the Hindu New Year celebrated every year to mark the return of Lord Ram from his lengthy fourteen years of exile. The celebrations are extensive and glorious, brimming with sweets, gifts and much more.  This Diwali, along with our vast healthcare services, Credihealth offers you make-believe gift boxes. Imagine that you are offered …


Why You Should Treat Cavities ASAP

9 October, 2019

Dental cavities, also known as tooth decay or caries, are structurally damaged areas in the hard surface of the teeth that transform into holes or openings in the teeth. It is one of the most common health concerns in the world and can affect anyone who has teeth but occurs more commonly in children, teenagers …


#CrediTalk: Detailing Dental Health with Dr. Anjali Sharma

4 October, 2019

It is the first week of the month and everyone has received their paychecks. If you ask people about their self-grooming essentials, you will be amazed to see the similarities. It comes down to skincare, hair care and even nail-care. But, out of everything, one essential care is most likely to get neglected. That is …

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