MBBS Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, MS - Ophthalmology, DNB Ophtalmology
Ophthalmologist, Navi Mumbai
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Smoking can affect your vision
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Smoking entails multiple disadvantages, and it requires no introduction. However recently, a connection between smoking and eye damaging has been established. It has been recently propounded that smoking can lead to development of cataract and nerve damages.
Which among these diseases can cause eye damage?
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Eyes are the most precious organ that human beings have and ironically are always more susceptible to damage than other sense organs. What is surprising and alarming is that few diseases that are not seemingly eye ailments as such can snowball into damaging the eyesight. Few among them are thyroid and diabetes. Both these are hormonal conditions and if untreated, can be detrimental to your eyesight.
Doctors can tell whether you have high cholestrol by looking at your eyes.
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The eyes are more than the window to your soul; they can be the window to your health. In addition to diagnosing eye disease and conditions, doctors may be able to see signs of high cholesterol, high blood pressure, diabetes, and other medical conditions by examining your eyes. Damage to the blood vessels at the back of the eye can be the first physical sign of a health problem. At the end of your exam, your doctor will decide if further testing or follow up is necessary to protect your vision and overall health.
Pregnancy tends to affect the vision
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Pregnancy is a time when the body of a woman undergoes a host of changes owing to hormonal changes. However one of the most surprising effects of pregnancy is a sudden blurring vision. It is experienced by most women but it is generally temporary and subsides within some days.