Eye Problem Articles


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 …


8 Common Eye Problems In Children

15 March, 2014

Vision problems in children are a big concern. Around one in every five children has a vision problem. Those with eye sight issues face challenges in school performance, recreational activities and social interactions. This affects their normal growth and development. It is important for parents and caregivers to be aware of various vision problems in …


Eye sight problem: Glasses or Surgery?

3 March, 2017

Most of the population is somewhere affected with a Eye sight problem, and numbers have really gone up, thanks to majority of the population now working on their laptops and computers for 10-12 hours a day.   Reduction in visual acuity or Eye sight problem cannot be controlled, but it can always be improved using spectacles …


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 …


A mother’s story through her daughter’s eyes

17 June, 2015

I would like to share with you all the story of a woman. A 22 year old gorgeous young lady, a tutor, a theatre actress, a fiercely independent force of nature. When she turned 23, she lost the man of her life, her dear father, a 49 year old flourishing dramatist and writer. A man …


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 …


Do Health Problems Lead To Divorce?

22 September, 2014

We know that illnesses and bad health create stress in marital relationships but to the extent that it may be the reason for divorce is SHOCKING! Read this. A report ‘Gender Disparity in the rate of partner abandonment in patients with serious medical illness’ published in the 15 Nov 2001 issue of Cancer journal revealed …


Regular Eye Checkups are a must – Here’s Why

28 June, 2014

Eyes are one of the most precious organs of the human body. Regular check ups by an optometrist or ophthalmologist are a must. Apart from revealing important information about your eyes, a proper eye check-up can also uncover other health issues. Regular Eye Checkups Are A Must – Here’s Why Vision is a complex process …


5 foods for healthy eyes

24 June, 2014

An apple a day keeps the doctor away, but what food a day keeps the optometrist away? Most people would tend to suggest with carrots. Indeed, carrots are good for the eyes, as they contain Beta-carotene, a type of Vitamin A, that gives foods an orange hue, like the one carrots have. It is very …


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 …


How To Get An Eye Examination Done

15 March, 2014

A comprehensive eye examination means doing a series of tests to check your vision and overall eye health. Since most eye diseases are asymptomatic therefore one should have periodic eye examinations to detect any early signs. Eye examinations are critical for early detection and treatment of glaucoma, age-related macular degeneration (AMD), cataracts and diabetic retinopathy. …


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 …


India & Eye care

4 March, 2014

If we ask how many times you have consciously thought about the wellbeing of your eyes – the answer may not look very encouraging. An organ that is so ignored when it comes to maintenance, this pair of eyes is enabling you to lead an independent life. Can you imagine reading books, watching movies, driving, …


Eye Self Assessment Test

3 March, 2014

Take this short questionnaire, self assessment test, to evaluate the state of your eye health. Please note this quiz is only for self-assessment and in no way diagnostic in nature or substitute the consultation by a medical practitioner. It is based on the sign and symptoms highlighted by those experiencing poor vision problems. Answer yes …


Diabetics: Importance of routine eye care

30 November, 2013

Diabetic patients are at a greater risk of eye ailments if they do not keep the blood sugar level under control. In fact, Diabetes is the leading cause of blindness in adults between the ages of 20 to 74 years. High blood sugar causes swelling in the lens of the eye which affects the patient’s …


Pre-Diabetes Symptoms: Do I Have Borderline Diabetes ?

1 January, 2018

Most of us have heard about diabetes, but did you know, that there is also something called as Prediabetes. Prediabetes is a condition in which people have higher-than-normal glucose levels but not enough to indicate diabetes. It is also known as borderline diabetes, impaired fasting glucose (IFG) or impaired glucose tolerance.


October 12: World Sight Day 2017

12 October, 2017

World Sight Day is a special day of awareness celebrated annually on the second Thursday of October. This year it is being celebrated on 12th October 2017 with the aim of raising public awareness about vision impairment as a major health issue around the world. The World Sight Day is a worldwide campaign organised by …


Alcoholism and Alcohol Abuse

15 April, 2017

Ethyl Alcohol or Ethanol is the intoxicating ingredient in wine, beer, and liquor which affects the human body adversely. Excessive alcohol consumption causes deformation of the brain, Headache, Nausea, Vomiting, impaired judgment, slow reflexes, lack of coordination, flushed appearance, and blurred vision. Alcohol Abuse is the condition whereby the drinker can set limits on the consumption. …


5 Diabetes Complications You Should Know

16 July, 2016

Why is it so important to control diabetes? Diabetes puts an individual at an increased risk of developing a wide of health complications, and these affect almost every part of the body. Excessively high blood glucose levels over a long period of time can result in disorders that affect the heart and blood vessels, kidneys, eyes, …

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