Monthly Archives February 2019

Corneal Ulcer – Are You At Risk?

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If you consider your eye as a camera, your cornea is the lens that focuses the image on to the film behind it. The cornea is a clear covering in front of the eye which focuses the light on the lens of the eye. When the cornea becomes injured due to blunt force trauma or any other accident, the injury can become inflamed and infected, causing a sore to form in the eye. Ophthalmologists in Dubai term this eyesoreĀ as a corneal ulcer.

Corneal ulcers are mostly caused by infection. One of the most common reasons that lead to the corneal ulcer is continuous use of contact lenses, like wearing them to bed. A corneal ulcer is a serious medical condition requiring immediate medical attention. If the treatment is delayed, it can lead to vision loss in your eye.

Risk factors and Causes

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6 Tips From Ophthalmologists To Maintain Healthy Eyes

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Having healthy eyes and good eyesight helps you in many ways. As a sensory organ, we depend a lot on our eyes to perform various tasks from the workplace to personal day in and day out. But with all stress, we put on our eyes, it is important to care for them as a habit.

Ophthalmologists in Dubai recommend taking care of your eyes as part of your daily routines. In fact, you only need to follow some simple steps each day to take care of your eyes. In this blog, we are listing a few healthy habits that can help take care of your eyes –

Proper Diet

Did you know that your eye health depends a lot on the food you eat? Nutrients like omega 3 fatty acids, zinc, vitamin C and vitamin E are known to help delay age-related vision problems like cataract...

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