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I am student and have distance number in both eyes with axis. It is advisable to wear contact lenses.
I am having subluxation in both eyes, can I wear contacts lens? Because of eye subluxation my eye doctor instructed to do complete health check up by general physician. As per the result of health checkup, I don't have any physical issue.
Lazy eye or amblyopia is a childhood disorder wherein the child’s vision does not develop properly, especially in one of the eyes. If the condition is not treated at the very onset, it can lead to impaired vision in the concerned eye. As the child grows up, the brain will fail to pick up images from that eye.
This disorder is known to start when one eye has better vision than the other eye. An example would be if one of the eyes is affected by farsightedness (unable to see objects at a closer range) and the other is normal. In the case of a child, when the brain receives images from both the eyes, it will ignore the faulty eye’s image. When this situation repeats itself over months or years, it might lead to absolute deterioration of vision in the faulty eye.
Strabismus is another cause of amblyopia wherein there is a significant misalignment in the eye; one of the eyes may turn outward or inward. This does not allow the eye to focus properly on an object, thus leading to double vision. The brain again ignores the image from the faulty eye that causes vision deterioration in that eye.
The treatment begins by correcting problems in the affected eye and then putting a patch on the normal eye. Initially, the child may have difficulties adjusting to this new method, but bear in mind that it is absolutely necessary to wear the patch. The entire treatment process may range over a few weeks to even months. Regular visit to the doctor is of utmost importance.
In mild cases, an eye drop called ‘atropine’ may be prescribed for the good eye. The child may also require glasses to improve focus. In case of cataracts, a surgery might be needed to treat it.
The treatment should begin early, as it can get difficult to treat the condition once the child crosses his/her 7-8 year mark.
She has done wid cataract operation. For how many days she need precaution. N what else she needs to care of.
I feel my eyes heavy after work. Is that something that I need to lower my work stress or else is there any another thing?
Doctor, please suggest me what to avoid and take in this summer. I am from Kolkata, here already 40°C, and I have to go for collage and classes every day. I have problem with sun, my eyes and face feeling burning, Please help me do safety myself.
Hi After typing on computer when I look at some one or something they look more than one or cannot seen clearly. What is the reason of it.
Hi, My wife met an accident 10 years back and had injuries in her eye. Doctors said it wouldn't cure much and in 10 15 years it might only get worse. She has some retinal problem and has eyesight of 6/18 and 6/36 eyesight in left and right eye respectively. Please let me know what sustainable cure can be advised or is retinal problem incurable. Thanks!
I am feeling very itchy in eyes and also they get tired very fast. Further, all fonts on my computer look blur even at higher resolution. Is there a possibility that I may have to wear powered glasses if I see a doctor?
Hi all, Some times when I feel tired I am getting black mark in centre of my visual am seeing, after getting release from this visual problem I will get heavy head ache fr 1 or 2 hours, from the visual block and head ache release it ill take around 3 house. I went for eye check up they said my eyes are good. But even now am facing this problem once or twice in month.
I have red eyes over 5 days! What should I do to get rid of it. I tried refresh tears, it didn't work.
I have red eyes some last four and five days and I am vry scad for my eyes and very sad so please tell me what I do for eyes please give me a suggestion soon.
Astigmatism is an eye condition where there is an imperfection in the curvature of the cornea. The cornea and lens are smooth and equally curved in all directions, which helps to focus the light rays to the retina. But if there is an imperfection in the curvature, then you will suffer from a refractive error. Astigmatism is not an eye disease. It is simply a condition where the eye is not able to focus the light.
Irregular shape of the cornea is the main cause for astigmatism. It might also be caused because of the imperfect shape of the lens. Suffering from astigmatism is very common. You are either born with the condition or you might have developed it after an eye surgery. It is an incorrect concept that watching too much of television or reading without enough light causes astigmatism.
There are three different types of astigmatism:
- Myopic astigmatism: When the principal meridians of the cornea are nearsighted.
- Hyperopic astigmatism: When the principal meridians of the cornea are farsighted.
- Mixed astigmatism: When one of the principal meridians is nearsighted and the other is farsighted.
It can also be classified in two other types:
- Regular astigmatism: When the principal meridians are perpendicular to each other.
- Irregular astigmatism: When the principal meridians are not perpendicular to each other.
Blurry or distorted vision, strain in the eye, eye discomfort, squinting and headaches are a few symptoms of astigmatism
If you notice the symptoms stated above, make sure you pay a visit to your ophthalmologist. If you are suffering from astigmatism, your doctor will do an eye test to check how much your eye is able to focus on light. After conducting his tests, he will determine how much power you have and you will have to wear glasses of that power. Apart from the option of wearing glasses or artificial lenses, you can also go for a surgery to correct the condition. LASIK is an option among the many other options of surgeries available.
Eat foods rich in sulphur. Foods like fish, green vegetables, pineapple, garlic, onion, olive oil, etc are rich in sulphur. Hence, eating these will help you battle astigmatism.
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