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I have red eyes and hot body, itching my whole body surface, red dark spots on my face. What should l do?
My mother has cataract and it was detected about a year ago. The doctor said operation was not required at that time. Last check-up was done 3 months ago. I hope its still not late for operation. Please advice.
I am 24 years old. My eyesight become very down and tears floss from my eyes every time. Can I regain my eye power. Current lens no. Is -2.5 both eyes. I want to remove off my spex.
My eyes are getting swollen from the past 6 years and they are swelling slowly. What is the reason and solution for it. To which specialist I need to consult. Thank you.
Myopia is also known by the name of nearsightedness. It is one of the most common refractive disorders of the eye. Over the years, it has become more prevalent. According to a recent study conducted by the National Eye Institute (NEI), myopia has grown more prevalent from 25 percent in 1972 to around 40% percent in 2004 in United States.
The exact cause of the prevalence of this disorder in USA is not known. However, many doctors are of the opinion that eye fatigue due to overuse of computers can be the primary reason behind the spread of this disorder. It could also be affected by genetical links.
Myopia Symptoms And Signs:
It is time to take care of your eyes if you have difficulty in reading the sign boards on road or seeing objects from a distance. This could be a sign for myopia if you are able to see things clearly from a closer distance. There are several symptoms of myopia, including strain on eyes, headaches and squinting. If these signs don’t vanish after wearing lenses or spectacles, you must visit your ophthalmologist.
What are the factors that cause Myopia or Nearsightedness?
It occurs at a time when the eyeball of the patient is too long. The lens of the patient will be too long as compared to the focusing power of the cornea or the eye lens. This condition leads to the focusing of light rays at a point in front of the retina. The rays don’t focus directly on the retina’s surface. Myopia can also be caused if the lens of the eye is too curved. Myopia can also be caused due to a combination of factors. The problem may start from childhood. You are also at the risk of developing the problem if your parents have had the problem.
Myopia is not a rare disorder of the eye. People living with myopia have several options of its treatment. It can be rectified or corrected with the help of spectacles and contact lenses. It can also be corrected by refractive surgery. The kind of treatment to be chosen depends upon the degree of your myopia. You will be asked to wear lenses or spectacles for a prescribed amount of time, depending upon the degree of your disorder.
If you are suffering from myopia, the doctor will prescribe you to wear spectacles or lenses of a certain power that will be preceded by a minus (-) sign.
Myopia is increasing worldwide probably because of wider use of mobile, including junk food or fast food consumption, inadequate sleep and ocular hygiene etc., apart from genetic aetiology. Various treatment are available and refractive surgery result are approved worldwide with progressive improvements in technology. There is no conservatives treatment to get rid of glasses like eye excercises. Walking bare foot on grass or applying saliva etc. Only recommended treatment of myopia is laser surgery for removal of glasses. In case you have a concern or query you can always consult an expert & get answers to your questions!