Cataract January 7, 2020

Cortical cataracts symptoms, causes and treatment

Introduction to Cortical Cataracts

Ophthalmologists always advocate taking good care of your eyes via nutritious diets, healthy lifestyles, etc. Accordingly, you do so. However, advancing age, illness or trauma can bring changes in vision. If you become ultra-sensitive to light, do consult a medical practitioner. You could be suffering from cortical cataracts. 

Cataract December 30, 2019

All you wanted to know about Nuclear Cataracts

Introduction

Cataracts are ‘slow’ developers. Therefore, you may not even realize that you have them. You notice only when you have difficulty with driving at night, reading, etc. Naturally, you will have to go in for a medical consultation. During the examination, the ophthalmologist may find the cataract affecting the central part of the lens. The center is the nucleus. This indicates that you are suffering from nuclear cataracts.

Cataract December 17, 2019

How to Outpace Posterior Subcapsular Cataracts

Cataracts are thought to be synonymous with ageing process. There are different types of cataracts, and most do develop slowly. However, posterior subcapsular cataracts result in faster deterioration of vision in comparison to the other types. However, they are treatable, thanks to advancements in the field of ophthalmic surgery.

Cataract December 16, 2019

Congenital Cataracts: Early diagnosis is the key

Children could be having cataracts right from birth. We refer to them as congenital cataracts. Fortunately, they are rare occurrences. Like many others, you may not even be aware that your child is having a cataract because children generally never complain of poor vision. It might be even more difficult when the child of suffering from poor vision due to cataracts in both eyes. Therefore, only the ophthalmologist, who puts the child through a complete eye examination, will be able to help you with the right assessment.

Retina November 11, 2019

Diabetic Retinopathy – Symptoms, Causes, and Treatment

Diabetic Retinopathy is a common complication of Diabetes mellitus which can happen in patients with both Type I and Type II diabetes. The duration of the disease and poor glycemic control are directly associated with the development of this condition. It causes the blood vessels in your retina to swell in the initial phase, eventually leading to occlusion of the blood vessels.

Retina September 25, 2019

Age Related Macular Degeneration – Symptoms, Causes and Treatment

Age Related Macular degeneration, sometimes referred to as macular degeneration, is a chronic eye disease that affects the macula and causes diminished central vision. The macula is the central part of the retina which is responsible for visual acuity. It allows us to read and write, work on a computer or smartphone, recognize colours and faces, drive and view objects in fine detail. Researchers estimate that ARMD is responsible for about 5% of the global burden of blindness.