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Lasik Surgery

Mon, 07/16/2012 - 15:09 -- admin

Lasik surgery is currently the best method of correction of refractive errors. It is accurate, effective and safe.

Lasik (Laser Assisted In-situ Keratomileusis)

Ideal Reading Distances

Mon, 07/16/2012 - 15:08 -- admin

Vision is the most powerful determinant of posture at work. It is impossible to maintain good postures throughout the workday, unless work materials and equipment are thoughtfully placed within the line of sight and within a comfortable focussing distance.

Eyedrops

Mon, 07/16/2012 - 15:05 -- admin

Eyedrops

If eyedrops have been prescribed for treating your glaucoma, you need to use them properly and as instructed by your eye care professional. Proper use of your glaucoma medication can improve the medicine's effectiveness and reduce your risk of side effects.

Vitamin A deficiency

Mon, 07/16/2012 - 15:01 -- admin

Vitamin A deficiency is one of the leading causes of preventable blindness in developing countries. Vitamin A is a fat-soluble vitamin and is found mainly in fish liver oils, liver, egg yolks, butter and cream, green leafy and yellow vegetables.

Trachoma

Mon, 07/16/2012 - 15:01 -- admin

Trachoma is a serious, persistent eye infection that often causes permanent scarring of the cornea, the transparent front part of the eye.

Trachoma

Stye

Mon, 07/16/2012 - 15:00 -- admin

A stye, medically termed as 'chalazion', is a small lump in the eyelid caused by obstruction of an oil producing gland.

Stye

What is a Stye?

Strabismus

Mon, 07/16/2012 - 14:59 -- admin

Strabismus is a problem caused by the improper functioning of one or more eye muscles, which results in a misalignment of the eyes.

Strabismus

Nystagmus

Mon, 07/16/2012 - 14:55 -- admin

Nystagmus is the term applied to rapid involuntary oscillatory movement of the eyes independent of the normal eye movements. They are usually horizontal but vertical, rotatory or mixed movements may also be seen. The condition is almost always present in both eyes simultaneously. Nystagmus is the term applied to rapid involuntary oscillatory movement of the eyes independent of the normal eye movements.

Macular Degenaration

Mon, 07/16/2012 - 14:54 -- admin

Age-related Macular Degeneration (A.M.D.) is an eye disease that destroys central vision by damaging the macula – a thin layer of nerve cells that lines most of the inside of the eyeball.

Age-related Macular Degeneration (A.M.D.)

Keratoconus

Mon, 07/16/2012 - 14:53 -- admin

Keratoconus, often abbreviated to "KC" and pronounced: KEHR-a-toh-kohn-nus, is a non-inflammatory eye condition in which the normally round dome-shaped cornea progressively thins causing a cone-like bulge to develop. This results in significant visual impairment. The cornea is the clear window of the eye and is responsible for refracting most of the light coming into the eye.

Glaucoma

Mon, 07/16/2012 - 14:52 -- admin

Glaucoma is a group of diseases that can damage the eye's optic nerve and result in vision loss and blindness.

Glaucoma

Conjunctivitis

Mon, 07/16/2012 - 14:50 -- admin

Conjunctivitis, commonly known as pink-eye, is an infection of the conjunctiva (the outer-most layer of the eye that covers the sclera).

Conjunctivitis (Pink Eye)

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