Glaucoma – What You Should Know?
Glaucoma is the second leading cause of blindness in the world only after cataract. It primarily affects the optic nerve with slow asymptomatic progression. It is irreversible and before the symptoms set in the damage occurred is proportionately larger. ARE YOU AT RISK: 1) INCREASED INTRAOCULAR PRESSURE 2) AGE>40 3) FAMILY HISTORY 4) HYPERMETROPIA 5) SYSTEMIC DISORDERS: Diabetes, Cardiovascular disease, Stroke 6) USE OF CERTAIN MEDICATIONS 7) OCULAR TRAUMA HOW IT PRESENTS: Peripheral vision may begin to decrease followed by central vision and ultimately blindness if not treated. SuddeRead More
Eye strain in children and online classes
The Covid-19 pandemic and the related quarantines/ lockdowns has made us more reliant on all kinds of electronic devices to do our work or studies. Almost all of them have screens to stare at, and extensive use of such devices can cause dry eyes, headaches, blurry vision, tiredness and irritation of the eyes. Children or adults, all suffer from the same issue. However, the way children use these devices have some aspects that makes them more vulnerable than adults. With classes for children or all ages going entirely online, the issue is only going to get worse. A few aspects to take into cRead More
I was wearing glasses for the last 28 years and my power was -5.0. When I went for a regular eye checkup to Dr. Sohan Raj, AMRIT Hospital
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I got bladeless lasik done on my eyes as it was the most advanced and safest treatment available. Now I'm enjoying all that I missed for so many years