Conjunctivitis – Causes, Symptoms & Treatment

The inflammation of the conjunctiva, a thin clear layer of tissue that lies over the white part of the eye and lines the inside of the eyelid is known as conjunctivitis. It is also known as pink eyes. Causes of Conjunctivitis The following causes pink eyes: Allergies due to dust or pollen and the allergy due to wearing lens Shampoos, dirt, smoke and other irritants Bacteria Viruses If  pink eyes is due to bacteria or viruses, then it may spread from one person to another. It i...

Cataract – Causes, Symptoms & Treatment

The passage of the light to retina is blocked by a cloudy area in the lens of the eye which is painless and is called cataract. Retina is actually a nerve layer at the back part of the eye. It detects the light that enters the eyes and sends signals to the brain. Vision problems occur when the cataract blocks the passage of light to retina Causes of Cataract Age and exposure to sunlight are the main causes of this condition. Changes in eyes are a normal part of ageing. Not all these changes wi...