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My right eye have -5.3 power approx. And left eye have -6.5 power. I am 22 years old girl. I am dentist. I wear specs and lens. What is the best option for removeval of power? And at what age I will go for lasik or laser please suggest.
Hi I'm 21 year old male. I'm seeing some type of floaters in front of my eye like dark circles, though they are very faint and it just one stop in both eyes, I see them during daylight. please tell me what should I do. Thanks.
I am 18 years old and my eyes turn yellow as soon as I come in sunlight. What I should do to prevent this?
I have problem in right eye since yesterday morning. When I came out of bathroom after taking bath I couldn't see clear by right eye. Before this everything was okay but since yesterday till now I can read and see objects but with cloudiness. Tell me what had happened and what to do. thanks.
A blood vessel has been developed in my eyes due to uncontrolled diabetes .which type of diet do you suggest to put control on sugar and also beneficial for stop developing blood vessels in my eye.
There is no effect of lense on my right eye nd iam unable to see clearly that is low vision or something else
Glaucoma is a group of diseases that causes damage to your eye's optic nerve and gets worse over time. The optic nerve is a bundle of millions of nerve fibres which carry visual impulse from the retina at the back of eye to the brain. The increased Eye pressure, called intraocular pressure, can damage the optic nerve and fasten the natural nerve fibre loss. Since nerve cells can't regenerate this damage is permanent and irreversible.
Without treatment, glaucoma can cause total permanent blindness within a few years. Because most people with glaucoma have no early symptoms or pain from this increased pressure, it is important to see your eye doctor regularly so that glaucoma can be diagnosed early and treated before significant functional visual loss occurs.
If you are over age 40 and have a family history of glaucoma, you should have a complete eye exam with an eye doctor every one to two years. If you have any risk factors, you may need to visit your eye doctor more frequently.
What Are the Symptoms of Glaucoma?
For most people, there are usually few or no symptoms of glaucoma. The first sign of glaucoma is often the loss of peripheral or side vision, which can go unnoticed until late in the disease. This is why glaucoma is often called the "Sneak Thief of Vision" or "Silent Thief of Eye Sight".
If you have any of the following symptoms, seek immediate medical care:
- Seeing halos around lights
- Vision loss
- Redness in the eye
- Eye that looks hazy (particularly in infants)
- Nausea or vomiting
- Pain in the eye
- Narrowing of vision (tunnel vision)
There are several risk factors, which may lead to glaucoma, such as
- Age of the individual
- Ethnicity- African, Caribbean, Hispanics and Asians are at higher risk
- Increased eye pressure or IOP History of glaucoma in family or relatives
- Presence of Myopia or Hyperopia
- Previous eye injuries
- Use of steroids- as injections, tablets, eye or ear drops or ointments or protein supplements for muscle building in gyms or inhalers
- Previous history of anemia
- Individuals conditions affecting blood flow like hypertension, diabetes or high blood sugar, migraine etc are also at risk.
The treatment for glaucoma relies on the nature and seriousness of every case. Generally, glaucoma cannot be totally cured, but it can be controlled. Eye drops, pills, laser strategies, and means of surgery are utilized to maintain and prevent further harm from happening. Talk to your eye doctor to find out if you are at risk of developing glaucoma. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult an Ophthalmologist.