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I have too much work that involves using laptop continuously for hours, What to do to avoid sore eyes ?
I have shaky or shuddering eye vision with flashes. What it could be? These flashes and shaky vision is continue from 1 month. Please tell me sir what kind of check up should I do?
My father is a diabetic patient and off late he is complaining of vision problem mostly of not being able to measure distance properly while walking and stumbling frequently even wearing specs. Recent power check up from optician did not find much difference in his power with the specs which is he wearing at present. What should I do now?
I have an pain in my legs from 3 days and have pain in eyes also so, Please tell me what should i do?
Hi I am 32 years old and my eye side is weak from last 17 years. Recently checked my number increased so much. My eye side is weak for far away things. Close things I can see properly. Is laser surgery is possible for me? Is that safe?
I am 17 years old female. From the past few years I've been experiencing these headaches followed by blurred vision which goes pitch black after few secs. These last for a few secs, I have also started to feel these burning sensation on my right hand fingers. It burns too much. I don't know what's really happening.
I start sneezing and I have itching on my eyes when I wake up daily in the morning. What should I do?
I am 21 years old. I am working at gym for last 6 months. The problem is that the veins in my forearm is visible to human eyes. It is very bad to see this. Is this because of any hormones or nutritions? Is there any remedy for this?
Hi Doctor, I am facing issue with defecate. Whenever I go to toilet, I am not able to finish my defecate as soon as possible. It will more than1/2 an hour to finish it. It won't come fast outside. I have to put more pressure on it. I am really worried about this. Please help me.
Cataracts are a common eye problem experienced by the elderly. In some cases, babies may also be born with cataract as a congenital defect or it may develop as a result of conditions such as diabetes. Cataracts can affect one or both eyes and is characterized by the clouding of the lens in the eye. This can make it difficult to see clearly and if not treated in time can lead to blindness.
Common symptoms of cataract include:
- Blurred vision
- Changes in the perception of colour
- Night blindness
- Increased sensitivity to glares
- Double vision
An eye examination is the first step to diagnosing cataracts. To confirm a diagnosis the doctor will also dilate the pupil to check the lens. Most cataracts can be easily treated with surgery. This surgery involves the separation of the cataract from the lens and its removal after which an intraocular lens implant is placed in the eye. In cases where this cannot be used, corrective contact lenses or glasses will need to be used. One of the most popular methods of cataract surgery is known as phaco surgery or phacoemulsification.
This surgery involves making two, small incisions on the eye where the cornea meets the sclera. This is then used to create a circular opening in the lens through which a probe is inserted into the eye. Sound waves or laser is then used to break the cataract into small pieces. This is then removed from the eyes and an intraocular lens implant is put in its place. Stitches are rarely required for this surgery and it is usually performed as an outpatient procedure while the patient is under local anaesthesia. When treating cataract, both eyes are usually not addressed simultaneously.
This surgery is usually pain free. The operated eye may be bandaged overnight and the patient will be given a protective eye shield to be worn for a week. The doctor will ask you to get a check up 2-3 days after the surgery where they can evaluate the clarity of the lens, overall health of the eye, eye pressure and visual acuity.
Cataract surgery is generally considered to be a safe surgery but like any other surgery there are risks involved. Some of the possible complications of this type of surgery include:
- Pain and redness of the eye
- Vision problems
- Swelling of the eye
- Discharge from the eye
- Flashes or floaters in the patient’s vision
If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult an ophthalmologist.