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I am experiencing floaters all around my eyes and black white spots in the vision wat should I do now?
Hello, I am myopic having -5.75 no. In both eyes. The problem i am facing is that after studying for 3-4 hours i get a headache and the distant objects become blur. Pls suggest me what to do as i am preparing for civil services and have to study for 10 hours a day.
I am 45 years old. Can I now go for a surgery to rectify my squint vision. Is there any side effects od the surgery. I am pre diabetic. please advice.
I have red eyes last 3days. I dont know what should I do. I am very worry about my eyes. Please Dr. Give me little bit for my eyes to relif them.
Hello doctor this is prahalla from Hyderabad and I'm a software professional so in 24 hours out of 10 hours I'm sitting in front of system doing programming. But past 1 month my eyes are not supporting as earlier days in a staring day in front of system doing work 4 hour s my eyes are totally Bored And I'm unable to see correctly doctor s suggest some glasses are provided but it not working properly please what should I do suggest me.
I have some eye problem the eye sight is increasing when I am am using aspects also what can I do now.
My cousin is 10 years old boy. Now he ate some glass bangle piece. He's feeling irritation in throat and the glass piece still in throat. So give any suggestion to this issue. We going to see ENT specialist also.
I have asked a question to ophthalmologist on 2nd Oct 2015, about floaters in both the eyes. I have not received the reply yet. It seems its not curable. Am I right?
I have eye & head ache problems. When I read more times and watching tv my head se aching and my eyes aur full of water. This is about 4-5 months . Please help me.
My age is 28 years and now I am working in call centre but my concern is am using specs because my eye site weak (-5) and it causes dark circle around my eyes. My face is as well looking very dull and want to be looking healthy face and handsome. Please advise for dark circle and healthy face. You can call me as well 9717760408 Thanks Narendra.
My father have retinal problem in eyes. His vision goes down darkness day by day. Acute headache in sunlight, vision gayab, water comes with eyes. please suggest something for him.
Aankhon me pain hota rhta hai kya krna chahiye Koi eye drop dalni chahiye ya nhi Doctor ko b dikha chuka eye sight ok hai.
I am 22 and my eys go red and watery mostly in sun. Sometimes a white spots is seen in my right eye and it is painfully to see anything. Give me suggestions please.
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.