Dry Eyes – Causes And Treatment

dry eyes
Your eyes will be full of tears even when you are in a happy mood. The tears help to provide lubrication and moisture which helps you to see and keep your eyes comfortable. Tears are a mix of water, oil, mucus and antibodies. These ingredients are secreted by special glands around the eyes. You get dry eyes when your tear system gets affected. When tears are not able to moisturize your eyes, you get a feeling of : Itching A feeling like there is something in your eye Redness Lig...

Glaucoma Diagnosis And Treatment

Glaucoma Diagnosis
Glaucoma is often related to the build up of pressure inside the eye. It is a disease that causes damage to the eye's optic nerve. It can get worse over time. Glaucoma can also be inherited and may show up later in life. Glaucoma prevention is not possible. Hence glaucoma diagnosis becomes important that helps to curb the disease from getting worse. Glaucoma Diagnosis As part of glaucoma diagnosis, the doctor will first use eye drops to open your pupils. Next, he will check your vision and exa...

Glaucoma Causes And Symptoms

Glaucoma is not a single disease but a group of diseases that damages the optic nerves. The function of the optic nerves is to carry information from the eye to the brain. You may lose your vision when this nerve gets damaged. One of the most common causes for legal blindness in the world is glaucoma. People with this condition lose side vision at first. Loss of vision may get worse if the condition isn't treated. Over time, this can lead to complete blindness. Types of Glaucoma There are thre...

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...