Eye disorders

Astigmatism – History, Types, Symptoms and Treatment

Definition Astigmatism is the defects in the curvature of the cornea. If the curvature of the cornea and lens is mismatched, this will allow the light inside eye in different angles. This condition leads eye discomfort, headaches and blurred or fuzzy vision. History 1793- As a student, Thomas Young discovered …

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Conjunctivitis – Causes, Risk Factors and Treatment.

Introduction Conjunctivitis is a nonspecific term used to describe an inflammation of the conjunctiva, which can be caused by a wide range of conditions. It is commonly referred to as “red eye” or “pink eye.” Conjunctivitis may result from primary involvement of the conjunctival tissue or may occur secondary to …

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Macular Degeneration – Causes, Symtoms, and Prevention.

Definition Macular degeneration is a common, painless eye condition in which the central portion of the retina deteriorates and does not function adequately. There is no cure for macular degeneration, but it can be treated with vitamins, laser therapy, medications, and vision aids. Epidemiology of macular degeneration The AMD had …

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