Monthly Archives October 2019

5 Things To Remember Before Going For LASIK Treatment

Lasik Treatment

With increasing awareness about LASIK treatment, more and more people are interested in getting it done. As the procedure is known to treat refractive vision problems like myopia and presbyopia effectively, both adults and adolescents are curious about its results. 

However, LASIK treatment may not be for all. As disappointing as it may sound, a good candidate for LASIK treatment must have certain qualities that will determine the outcome of the surgery. 

So what are these factors that affect the success of a LASIK treatment? Take a look:

Your eye health

Any eye conditions like dry eye syndrome, conjunctivitis, infections, and injuries must be resolved before you appear for a LASIK surgery...

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Effective Management Of Keratoconus For Healthy Living

Keratoconus

Keratoconus is a corneal disease that is often characterized by the thinning of the corneal stroma. This condition often leads to irregular astigmatism and reduced vision. 

The condition mostly affects teenagers, and slowly progresses into the patient’s mid-30s, after which it generally stabilizes. Keratoconus may occur in one eye at the start, but will eventually affect both. 

Often, our eye specialists notice that the condition is severe in one eye than the other. People who lose vision as a result of this condition are mostly from astigmatism, myopia, and corneal scarring.

So how can you effectively manage keratoconus? In this blog, we will discuss the various treatments available.

Corneal Cross-Linking

Cross-linking (CXL) is a novel technique to treat keratoconus without the need f...

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Eye Health In Seniors: Effect Of Increasing Age On Cataract Surgery

Cataract Surgery

Cataract is one of the most prevalent eye diseases in the world. It is the gradual clouding of the eye lens, leading to a decrease in the vision. Most people who suffer from cataracts see faded colors, blurry or double vision and halos around light sources and poor night vision. Without timely treatment, this condition can lead to blindness or visual impairments.

Most cataracts form as people age. Risk factors like diabetes, smoking, and prolonged exposure to sunlight lead to the accumulation of clumps of protein or yellow-brown pigment in the lens; which reduces the amount of light reaching the retina leading to cataracts.

While our eye specialists recommend surgical removal of cataracts, there is an increasing discussion around the success of this surgery with advancing age...

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