The vitreous of the eye is an avascular, gelatinous and hydrated body that contains 98% water. The characteristics of this layer changes with age. With the advancing age, the vitreous becomes more liquid and mobile. Hence, the most effective way to provide high concentrations of therapeutic agents into the eye is through targeted delivery systems.
Cataract, a very common eye condition affects many people worldwide. Generally, cataracts are found in people older than 40 years of age. It is basically clouding of the eye lens due to
Diabetes is one of the most common diseases in the modern world. It is the leading cause of poor vision and blindness. Diabetic Macular Edema (DME), a complication of diabetes, contributes greatly to this low vision or blindness. It affects up to 50% of people diagnosed with diabetes.
Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is a common chronic disease of the eye which affects millions of people across the world. As the name suggests, it is an eye disorder that affects the macula and hence the central vision. It causes significant disability among people of age 50 and older. It severely threatens the vision and is a leading cause of poor vision or irreversible vision loss in older people.
Here are some triggers and tips to save your retina from the havoc that blue light from the digital screen can torment them with.
The macular hole occurs most frequently in the elderly. Early detection and early treatment ensures better chances of gain in visual acuity.
Cystoid macular oedema is a painless condition which affects the macula – the central part of the retina (Figure 1.1 and 1.2). This condition occurs when fluid collects in the tissue at the back of the eye, including the area responsible for our central vision. This accumulation of multiple pockets of fluid as cysts in the macular area, is known as cystoid macular oedema.
It is a life full of stress and pressure. But in the maddening jog of our daily lives, we ignore that another kind of pressure can be slowly creeping into areas we least suspect being affected. Like our eyes. And when that happens, conditions like Glaucoma turn up.
These surgeries are not risky, are not avoidable and are not very expensive. Clear out the cloud of some wrong perceptions about Cataract. Respect the health of your eye over assumptions.
A quick question; do you eat food that looks good to the eyes or one that is good for the eyes?
Well, a well-balanced, healthy diet is necessary to maintain the overall health. However, a poor diet and junk food eating lifestyle can put your eyesight at risk. Healthy nutritious food is the key to minimising the risk of developing eye diseases and infections.