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I have ocular myasthenia gravis. It occurred to me first time in 2008 and gone through medication for 2 years. Medicine was myestin. After 2 years of medication all was fine until last year. It again occurred to me last in August 2015. This time am on myestin and one immuno suppressant MMF, from last 4-5 months. Please suggest if there is any permanent cure for this diseases? Please tell.
I am 24 year male and having a severe pain in my eyes from last 2 years. When I go out in the sun and wind my eyes starts paining. Watching TV, mobile,laptop also make my eyes pain. I consulted many doctors but nobody is telling clearly about it but one doctor has done otc test of rnfl and he said that my eye veins got thin. I am having medicines from last 1 year but I am not getting rid of this pain. Can you help me in anyway. Please it's a humble request.
My mother age 57 yrs. diabetic patient. Last 15 days she has watery eyes. Pls suggest her medicine or eye drops.
Hi I'm 24 years old, I get frequent headaches mostly on the right side. Whenever I go outside and face sunlight for ten minutes, I get headaches. I have already consulted an eye specialist and he said there is no eye problem. Is it normal headache or some sort of major symptom of anything? Kindly reply me with some solution. Thank you.
My eye sight is so low. How do I increase my eyesight? Or could please let me little bit about laser operation.
I am struggling with my red eyes daily someone says it as a dust allergy but it is too irritating what can I do?
Avascular necrosis of 4 th stage. Doctors have suggested me hip replacement. I took bisphosphonate injection but it did not help anything.
I have rubbed my left eye for two hours it has now become red what precautions do I need to take care.
I wear spectacles with +2.5 and -1.5 power lenses. I also uses veldrop gel (sodium carboxymethyl cellulose 1%w/v) but I feel burning like in my eyes. I uses drop in about every four hours but when I don't use medicine I feel burning in my eyes. Please tell me cure so that I never feel burning in my eyes.
Eyes are the most important part of our lives. There are various branches of medicine, which treat different aspects of the eye. Chief among them are:
Ophthalmology deals with the structure, physiology and diseases of the eye. On the other hand, optometry is a vision care science, which involves the treatment and rectification of the visual system. Specialists emerging from these two schools of medicines are called Ophthalmologists and optometrists respectively. Though, they both deal with the corrective measures and examination of healthy eyes, there are crucial differences between them.
Some of those differences are listed below:
- Meaning: A specialist in surgical and medical eye problems, who performs operations in the eye is called an Ophthalmologist. On the other hand, an Optometrist is a specialist who has a degree in Doctor of Optometry (OD). He is not a doctor but a trained individual.
- Area of Specialization: Both these specialists have different areas of specialization. An Ophthalmologist specializes in only vision and eye care. He/she has the necessary training to perform operations on the eye. On the other hand, an Optometrist is not a doctor, but a specialist who is involved in diagnosis, management and treatment of vision changes. He/she has the license to perform eye exams and tests and can prescribe corrective lenses.
- Training: Both the specialists differ vastly in their training. An Ophthalmologist is trained to treat all eye problems and is equipped to perform operations. He/she undergoes four years of medical school and one year of internship in any hospital. Optometrists on the other hand, after three or more years in college have to undergo four years of training before receiving a doctor of Optometrist. (OD).