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I am 62 years old and a glaucoma patient and using eye drops asopt and travatan daily for the last 3 years. I feel very weak and depressed. Is it due to the eye drops or something else. I do not have bp or sugar.
What is the reason for headache and is that the reason why people get specs . And how this headache can be avoided? May I know the reason.
I'm using power glasses from past 5 years, now can I use contact lens? Please tell me the details of contact lens, and advantages and disadvantages.
I am 22 years old and male. Before 2 days I failed pain in my eyes and coming water from eyes. Please help and give me suggestion.
My eyes are infected. I used Milflox drops for 5 days and now I am using Milflox PLUS and Tobrex for past three under the prescription of an ophthalmologist. But still I have redness and continuous excretion.
I am suffering from cataract in my eye and I am not able to see anything clearly what is the solution for this.
Hi, my bf initially was alright. Though we never had said and done relationship but he always behaved like a boyfriend. He had shown all the symptoms of a possessive bf however he always denied our relationship openly. He discussed our relationship with his friends but never accept it in front of me. He is younger than me and I am divorced. For the last few months we are not talking to each other because we had a bad fight. He never used to stay active on fb. But after our break up suddenly he became over active on FB and started liking girl's pictures and all. But on the other hand, he with the help of his friends always kept an eye on me. I am confused now. Because his best friend suddenly started talking to me and indirectly indicated that if me and him would not have a fight we all would have roamed around as we stay close-by. All this boy says that they see me often here and there. Also he says he saw some other person which is a lie. I don't know what's happening? Why he suspects me so much. I love him so much. How to clear this misunderstanding without losing my self-respect. I'm highly emotionally affected. Please guide.
My mother had a cataract operation of one eye and after the operation the vision was become good. However now after one month she was feeling that something is in her eye and the vision is also become less. Doctor says it is a dryness and given drop. Pls advice is this dryness because the vision is also becoming less.
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I am a student & I study late night. From past 2-3 nights I'm facing problem in my eyes. It feels like there is something inside & it hurts. I wash my eyes & use eyedrop as well but nothing works. I want to know what exactly it could be. Till date I do not use spectacles. Please help.
How to increase eye sight in a month? What should I do in order to get rid of my glasses (2.5. Power) negative.
I have watery eyes every time I try to study or look at my laptop screen for long This is a problem from 1 year Also there is some itching sometimes.
Dear Doctor , My problem is when I look system for a long time, I will get tired and my eye blinks for a few minutes. For 10 to 15 minutes I will become so tired and after few minutes rest I will be ok. Kindly advise me about my problem and whom should I consult.
Between myopia or short sightedness and hypermetropia or farsightedness, the latter is less common. However, this does not make it any less important. Farsightedness or long sightedness refers to a refractive error in the eye lens that creates problems focusing on objects nearby. This is because the light entering the eye does not converge on the retina but does so behind the retina.
Long sightedness can be caused by a number of factors. Some of these are:
Structural problems with the eye: Some people are born with structural problems. This is one of the leading causes of long sightedness. These structural conditions include:
- A cornea that is not steep enough
- A short eyeball
- A flattened lense
- A thicker than normal lense
Age: Long sightedness rarely affects children. This is a condition that becomes noticeable after the age of 40 in most cases. With age the lenses in the eyes become stiffer and do not curve normally. This is known as presbyopia.
Genetics: As with myopia, hypermetropia is also triggered by genetic faults. If someone in your family suffers from this then chances are that you will too. However, the specific genes that transfer this condition from one generation to the next have not been discovered as yet.
Underlying conditions: Long sightedness is also triggered by underlying conditions such as diabetes, under development of a baby's eye during pregnancy (read more about diabetes and pregnancy), orbital tumours and problems with the blood vessels in the retina.
Not being able to read a book clearly is one of the most common symptoms of long sightedness. Some of its other symptoms are:
- Needing to squint to focus on objects
- Pain or burning in the eyes
- Fatigue caused by reading, writing or working on a computer
- Red and watery eyes
Long sightedness can be correctly diagnosed only with a thorough eye examination. Hence it is essential to schedule one regularly. This becomes more important as a person gets older. If left untreated, it can lead to double vision which in turn can trigger two possible eye problems.
Strabismus: This is a condition where the eyes get misaligned and hence do not work in tandem. People suffering from this condition find their eyes focusing on two independent objects instead of seeing the same thing.
Amblyopia: Double vision can make one eye more dominant than the other. This makes the muscles of one eye degenerate at higher rate than the other making it lazy. This is known as amblyopia.
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