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What is it? Childhood glaucoma is a disease associated with increased eye pressure resulting in optic nerve damage. From the name itself, this condition occurs in babies and young children and are usually categorized into different types depending on the...
Retinal Detachment Floaters & Surgery
The term retinal detachment refers to a medically-urgent eye condition which occurs when the retina moves out of its natural position. Without treatment, it can bring about permanent vision loss in one or both eyes. A common symptom is the...
Traditional Cataract Surgery Vs Laser-assisted Cataract Surgery
Patients in need of cataract surgery now have two distinct options: traditional or laser-assisted cataract surgery. While the traditional method is popular and proven, laser assistance renders some significant advantages to some patients. Choosing the right approach is a decision...
9 Early Signs of Glaucoma You Shouldn’t Ignore
The disease glaucoma is caused by fluid building up at the front of the eyeball, due to a lack of drainage, and damages the optic nerve. This disease advances progressively, so it is possible to spot it before it gets...
Glaucoma Signs, Symptoms & Prevention
Each year the number of glaucoma sufferers gets alarmingly higher and is expected to skyrocket to roughly 79 million by the end of 2020. With such startling statistics, it becomes paramount to take good care of your eyes and do...
The retina rests at the back of the eye, where it receives light from the lens and converts it into signals which it sends directly to the brain. Its function depends on its tight adhesion to the back of the...
Macular Hole – What is It, Causes and Treatment Options
Eyes are complex and uniquely vulnerable organs. Even minor eye conditions like astigmatism can be unsettling, and major problems can be downright frightening. Especially when they carry names like “macular holes”. As we age, the risk increases of holes developing...
Cataract Treatment and Prevention
It’s not too late to remove your cataracts surgically. And it’s not too early to reduce your risk of developing them. Cataracts are simply a thickening and clouding of our eyes’ lenses. Over time, cataracts cause the lens to become...
Let’s Talk about Age-related Macular Degeneration
Most of us have heard of Age-related Macular Degeneration, but do we really know what it is? Let’s have a simple discussion of the pertinent points: What is Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD)? It is an age-related eye disease which causes...
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