Squint

Squint

☛ What is squint? Squint otherwise called as strabismus is a condition in which there is misalignment of the eyes, due to which both eyes do not look in the same direction. The misalignment may be constant or it may appear only at times. Only one eye may be constantly misaligned or both eyes ma...
Age Related Macular Degeneration

Age Related Macular Degeneration

☛ What is Age Related Macular Degeneration? Many older people develop degeneration in the macula (which is the cental part of the retina responsible for crisp, clear and sharp vision) as part of the aging process in the body. This is called Age Related Macular Degeneration (ARMD) ☛ What are t...
Diabetic Retinopathy

Diabetic Retinopathy

☛ What is diabetic retinopathy? Diabetic retinopathy is the most common eye disease among people with diabetes mellitus – either type I or type II. High blood sugar can damage the tiny blood vessels in the retina. The weakened blood vessels may leak fluid and blood damaging the retina and cau...
Dry Eyes

Dry Eyes

☛ What is dry eye? Dry eye is a condition in which people do not produce enough tears or good quality tears to keep their eyes moist, healthy and comfortable. This condition is known as dry eye.   ☛ What are the causes of dry eye? Dry eye develops either if there is lesser secretion of […]...
Glaucoma

Glaucoma

☛ What is Glaucoma? The optic nerve carries all the information from the eyes to the brain which controls the entire visual system. Glaucoma is a group of disease where there is damage to the optic nerve caused most often by increased pressure inside the eye.   ☛ How common is Glaucoma? Glauc...
Contact Lenses

Contact Lenses

☛ What are contact lenses? Contact lenses are special type of lenses which are worn on the surface of the eye to correct refractive errors. They provide patients convenience and improved cosmetic appearance to the patient eliminating the need to wear glasses. They are used to correct various di...
Cataract

Cataract

☛ What is cataract? Cataract is clouding of the crystalline lens in the eye which usually occurs with old age. ☛ What happens when we get cataract? The symptoms a person notices depends on the type and stage of cataract. Vision is blurred or reduced. Some people notice glare while driving at ...
Refractive Error

Refractive Error

☛ What is refractive error? A refractive error is a very common eye condition that can cause blurred or reduced vision. It occurs when the eye fails to focus precisely and accurately images from the outside world on to the retina. ☛ What are the different types of refractive errors? There are...