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Meri eyes se bahut pani nikalta hai. I am using specs and sometime very difficult to read, means I have to wipe my eyes very frequently. Pls advise.
Suffering from dizziness temporary unconsciousness after consuming tea. Earlier used to consume 8 tea cups Eveready. Consulted medical practitioner (MD) advice not consume tea also prescribed gabantin. Also blood vessel showing swelling under and side of left eye after consuming tea what could be the reason? And treatment?
I am suffering from allergy in eyes ,hence my Dr. prescribed XYZAL tablets 1 tablet a day. I am experiencing a lot of drowsiness ,sleep throughout the day and mild headache .Is this because of this tablet. Should I stop using it?
Hi Permanent lens can be done in both the eyes at same time? Can we do swimming n facial on face etc? Can we feel that we have normal eye?
What causes watery eyes? Is it necessary to have the eyes operated to get over the problem resolved or can one put eye drops to over come the same. In case yes, then which eye drops?
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.
How about using contact lenses? i' m fed up of glasses and want to prefer lenses? are there any drawbacks of using lenses? please suggest me what to do
A cataract is defined as a clouding of lens in the eye where your vision gets blurred. A cataract affects the eyes, when light that passes through the lens prevents a clearly formed image from reaching your retina. The disease is very common and usually, develops as your eyes age or due to any injury caused to the tissues that cover your eye's lens.
Types of cataracts:
- Senile Cataract: This is the commonest of all. It is age-related clouding of the lens. It can affect the near or distance vision and can also cause glare and change in glasses power.
- Secondary Cataract: It can be developed after surgery for other eye problems like glaucoma and other health conditions such as diabetes.
- Traumatic Cataract: It can develop many years later after an injury caused to your eye.
- Congenital Cataract: As the term explains, the disease may be inborn or some children might develop it at a later stage which often affects both eyes.
- Radiation Cataract: It can form after you are exposed to some form of radiation.
A cataract surgery involves the extraction or cleaning of the cloudy lens, which is then replaced by a clear artificial lens.
Why does it happen?
There are lenses that lies behind our iris and pupil which act much like a camera lens. It helps concentrate light onto the retina at the back of our eye to form a sharply defined image. Besides, the lens also helps our eyes to adjust focus and allows us to see things clearly both far away and up close. The lens is composed of protein and water where the protein is arranged in a manner to keep the lens clear thereby letting light pass through it.
However, as we grow old, some of the protein starts to become thick and cloud a small lens area. This is known as a cataract. With the passage of time, it may inflate and cover more of the lens, making it difficult for us to see.
Besides, there are other causes of cataract such as smoking, addiction of alcohol, prolonged sunlight exposure, to name a few.
When should you opt for a cataract surgery?
Believe it or not, but till date no eye drop or medication has proven to reverse or prevent the formation of a cataract. If a cataract is affecting your nearsightedness or alteration in your prescription, then new prescription eyeglasses may help to better your blurred vision. However, the only treatment for a cataract is the surgical removal of your natural lens. And, most eye doctors recommend this surgery only when the problem becomes severe and starts hampering your day-to-day activities, such as studying or driving at night.
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Cataract surgery is a procedure to remove the lens of your eye and, in most cases, replace it with an artificial lens. Normally, the lens of your eye is clear. A cataract causes the lens to become cloudy, which eventually affects your vision.
Cataract surgery is performed by an eye doctor (ophthalmologist) on an outpatient basis, which means you don't have to stay in the hospital after the surgery. Cataract surgery is very common and is generally a safe procedure.
How a cataract affects your vision
Cataract surgery is performed to treat cataracts. Cataracts can cause blurry vision and increase the glare from lights. If a cataract makes it difficult for you to carry out your normal activities, your doctor may suggest cataract surgery.
When a cataract interferes with the treatment of another eye problem, cataract surgery may be recommended. For example, doctors may recommend cataract surgery if a cataract makes it difficult for your eye doctor to examine the back of your eye to monitor or treat other eye problems such as age-related macular degeneration or diabetic retinopathy.
In most cases, waiting to have cataract surgery won't harm your eye, so you have time to consider your options. If your vision is still quite good, you may not need cataract surgery for many years, if ever.
When considering cataract surgery, keep these questions in mind:
- Can you see to safely do your job and to drive?
- Do you have problems reading or watching television?
- Is it difficult to cook, shop, do hardwork, climb stairs or take medications?
- Do vision problems affect your level of independence?
- Do bright lights make it more difficult to see?
Complications after cataract surgery are uncommon, and most can be treated successfully.
Cataract surgery risks include:
- Drooping eyelid
- Dislocation of artificial lens
- Retinal detachment
- Secondary cataract
Loss of vision
Your risk of complications is greater if you have another eye disease or a serious medical condition. Occasionally, cataract surgery fails to improve vision because of underlying eye damage from other conditions, such as glaucoma or macular degeneration. If possible, it may be beneficial to evaluate and treat other eye problems before making the decision to have cataract surgery.
From few days nearly 8-10, I am not able to open my eyes continuously in light and in shiny areas. I have to see very forcefully due to which headache starts. Actually it is not headache but a pressure for staring my eyes in daylight. I have to see forcefully and wrinkle comes on my forehead, I get relief when I close my eyes for some time or come in a dark place. I also can't watch TV or operate mobile for more than 10-15 minutes, the same problem persists. Not every time but when I am in area which have proper light for large time then vomiting occurs. I have gone for eyesight test which is normal. Please give me idea that these symptoms are related to which disease? What I can do in these conditions? I am also taking following medicines for bipolar disorder :- 1- Lithium carbonate prolonged - release tablets I.p. 400 mg (1 tablet in morning & 1 in night) 2-Bupropion Hydrochloride extended release (1 tab in mor & 1 in nig) 3-Rabeprazole sodium 20 mg (1 tab in mor) 4-Lurasidone Hydrochloride 40 mg (1/2 tab at night)
My friend has psychological problem he fails to communicate with people eye to eye contact? He doesn't want go outside except college?
I have red eyes for last 2 days. Very irritating and sneezing continuously.. Also there is wheezing. What should I do?
I am 20 year old male and I can't tolerate the headache if I got much sunlight on head. It will even happens if I didn't take breakfast. Iam not able to open my eyes during the headache time.
I have red eyes and I'm feeling weak and tired I'm not able to see anything properly what I should do?
Most of us take our eyes for granted. It has been often noticed that an individual splurges on expensive sunglasses for looking smarter. But, when it comes to the health of eyes, he or she is either ignorant or simply reluctant to do anything. This tendency is bad for the health of your precious eyes.
Remember, how you use them to stare at the screens of your gadgets all day long. Take out some time from your busy schedule and take care of your eyes. They are precious and vulnerable too.
Follow the tips below to keep your eyesight intact till your dying day:
- Eat right for a good vision: It is very important to provide the right and sufficient amounts of nutrients to your body for developing or maintaining a good eye sight. Include nutrients such as omega-3 fatty acids, lutein, zinc, and vitamins C and E in your regular diet to boost your eyesight. Food items like green and leafy vegetables, salmon, tuna, and other oily fish, eggs, nuts, beans, and other non-meat protein sources, oranges and other citrus fruits or juices and oysters and pork are excellent for the eye. The intake of a balanced diet keeps you away from diabetes, which causes blindness.
- Give up smoking: Cigarettes or other tobacco products are bad for your eyes. They make your eyes more vulnerable to diseases like cataracts, optic nerve damage, and macular degeneration.
- Guard your eyes from sunlight: It has been found that long exposure to sunlight leads to damage of the eyeballs. This happens as the UV rays in sunlight have an adverse impact on our eyes. You must put on sunglasses when you are outdoors for a longer period. You must choose sunglasses which give you 90 to 100 percent protection against sunlight. UV rays can cause cataracts and macular degeneration.
- Avoid the screen: It is advisable to not spend long hours sitting in front of the computer screen or TV. Take breaks while working on the computer. Also, remember blinking your eyes while staring at the screen to avoid drying up of the eyes. Blinking increases tear production, keeping the eyes moist and healthy.
- Use safety devices: If you work with hazardous substances, it is advisable that you put on safety devices on your eyes for their protection.
- Hydrate your eyes: In order to have a good vision, you must hydrate your eyes by splashing water on your eyes wide open at specific intervals in a day. When you wash your face after returning from outside, don't forget to wash your eyes as well. As you splash water on the eyes, the dust particles on the surface of the eyelid, gathered from outside, gets washed away.
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