Understanding Eye Styes: Causes, Symptoms, and Categories

An eye stye, medically known as a hordeolum, is a common yet bothersome eye condition that many people experience at some point in their lives. This small, painful lump near the edge of your eyelid can be quite uncomfortable. To better comprehend this condition, let’s delve into its causes, symptoms, and categories. Causes of Eye […]

What to Expect During Your Recovery From Cataract Surgery

Cataract surgery involves replacing the cloudy eye lens with an artificial lens. Over the years, cataract surgery techniques have greatly improved. While ICCE/ECCE procedures are now rarely performed, phaco cataract surgery has become common. Laser cataract surgery has revolutionized the procedure by eliminating the use of blades. Before undergoing cataract surgery, a thorough examination of […]

Corneal Opacity: Understanding a Potential Cause of Impaired Vision

Corneal opacity, the clouding of the cornea due to disease, can lead to impaired vision. Depending on its severity, the cornea may appear partially or entirely white, obscuring the normal black colour. This transparent structure allows light to enter the eye, enabling vision. However, any opacity or scarring can result in reduced visual acuity. Causes […]

How Come Swimming Causes Eye Irritation and Redness

We’ve all suffered from the painful redness and burning sensation known as “swimmers’ eye” after a swim. While it’s common knowledge that prolonged exposure to high chlorine concentrations can cause serious eye infections in swimmers, this is only half the story. Incorrect swimming methods and chlorine often combine to cause a swimmer’s eye, a condition […]

Do You Have a Corneal Disorder or Double Vision?

People with double vision, or diplopia, frequently perceive two identical images. Strabismus, characterized by misaligned eyes, can cause unpleasant double vision but is otherwise safe. How do you explain double vision? Each of your eyes creates its unique view of the world. The brain takes in data from both eyes and creates a composite image.  […]

Comparing Strabismus (Squint) and Amblyopia (Lazy Eye): What Are the Differences?

The eye problems of amblyopia (lazy eye) and strabismus (crossed eyes) are similar but distinct. Because strabismus is the most prevalent cause of amblyopia and amblyopia frequently occurs alongside strabismus, the two disorders are commonly mistaken. Fortunately, both amblyopia and strabismus can be corrected by an eye doctor’s treatment. These functional vision issues can be […]

Night Blindness – Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis & Treatment

The inability to see well at night or in dim lighting is known medically as nyctalopia or “night blindness.” Night blindness is qualitatively distinct from simple blindness. Vitamin A insufficiency causes night blindness, which can be treated and avoided. Which, if any, of the following causes night blindness, and how much? Many factors can contribute […]

Precautions You Should and Should Not Take to Preserve Your Vision at Holi

One of India’s most beloved celebrations is Holi, the festival of colors. All around, bright colors create the most joyful and enjoyable atmosphere. In addition to joy, the event also brings anticipation. Take good care of your body, especially your skin, hair, and eyes. They require shielding from the Holi festival’s toxic paints. The eyes […]

Excellent Eye Care for the Elderly: A Comprehensive Guide

The elderly are a treasure trove of knowledge and accomplishments for any culture. This trend indicates the success of healthcare initiatives and the fact that people are living longer than ever before. It is crucial to support healthy behaviours that improve eye health long-term, especially among the elderly. Access to quality eye care treatments, especially […]