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Hi Doctor, today accidentally drops of hot sambar splashed on my left eye. It fell on eye lid and bit on eye ball also. Eye lid is quite swollen and feeling bit uncomfortable. I am bit worried. What should I do?
I'm 19F. I have a small swelling under my left eye from 3 days. It's like small round in shape. But there was no pain now. I would like to know the reason behind it. I also had a eye sight problem. I'm little worried about my eyes. Please help me through this problem.
I am studying 10th class 15 days more for exams I have studied more hours up to 11 o'clock. My eyes have turned to red, 104 degrees fever l got 2 days more for exams. What I should I do?
Hi, My wife met an accident 10 years back and had injuries in her eye. Doctors said it wouldn't cure much and in 10 15 years it might only get worse. She has some retinal problem and has eyesight of 6/18 and 6/36 eyesight in left and right eye respectively. Please let me know what sustainable cure can be advised or is retinal problem incurable. Thanks!
Actually sir I am suffering in too much headache. Which I can not tolerate. Tears fall down from my eyes in continuously. Nd I feel so much pain in my eye corner please suggest me what should I do?
Sir I have severe head ache for last 3 days and having little temperature, my eyes have swollen and I am unable to sleep please help?
I have allergy problem in my body. And also eye. I take medicines for it. But when allergy come I cannot control myself. Please suggest what should I do.
I have problem in my eyes it blinks more than 40 times in a minuet I am in trouble my exams is on april what can I do sir.
I have eyes allergy in summers from sun and dust but my eye sight is perfect I use computer for tow three hours daily please help me this problem is very irritating me.
I have red eye last 5 days what can I do please give me some solution? How can I get relif by this. Plzz tell fast.
I work in IT sector where I constantly work on computer at a stretch of 12 hours a day. Due to this I have irritation in eyes.
I have red eyes from 3 days I have tried drops but it is some light radish, but there is no pain or issue.
Night blindness is also called nyctalopia. It's a type of vision impairment. People with night blindness experience poor vision at night or in dimly lit environments. It is not a disease in itself, but rather a symptom of an underlying problem, usually a retina problem.
What Causes Night Blindness?
A number of eye conditions can cause night blindness, including:
- Nearsightedness or blurred vision when looking at faraway objects.
- Cataracts or clouding of the eye's lens.
- Retinitis pigmentosa, which occurs when dark pigment collects in your retina and creates tunnel vision.
- Vitamin A Deficiency
- Zinc Deficiency
- Dry Eyes
Are the Symptoms of Night Blindness?
The sole symptom of night blindness is difficulty seeing in the dark. You're more likely to experience night blindness when your eyes transition from a bright environment to an area of low light, such as when you leave a sunny sidewalk to enter a dimly lit restaurant. You're likely to experience poor vision when driving due to the intermittent brightness of headlights and streetlights on the road.
How can I Prevent Night Blindness?
You can't prevent night blindness that's the result of birth defects or genetic conditions, such as Usher syndrome. You can, however, properly monitor your blood sugar level and eat a balanced diet to make night blindness less likely.
Orange colored foods are excellent sources of vitamin A, including:
- Sweet potatoes
- Butternut squash
What are the Treatment Options for Night Blindness?
The treatment will depend on its causes.
- Nutrient deficiency (Vitamin A and Zinc) is the easiest to treat.
- If the cause is cataract, you can go for cataract surgery to remove the clouded lens and replace it with artificial intraocular lens. Vision is usually dramatically improved after surgery.
- For dry eye syndrome, lubricate your eyes with artificial tear drops as they provide instant relief. Just make sure that they are without preservatives.
- Diabetic retinopathy can be prevented with tight control over blood sugar, active lifestyle and good dietary habits.
- As for retinitis pigmentosa, unfortunately there are no treatments available. Thankfully, new research is showing that vitamin A might have a slowing effect on the progression of this eye disease. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult an ophthalmologist.