Tag: Ophthalmology

Watering of eyes is a condition in which there is an overflow of tears from one or both eyes. Rather than a disease itself, it can be a symptom of one of the many underlying abnormality. Production of tears from…

Squint or strabismus is a medical condition affecting the proper alignment of the eyes. The one eye is looking at the object while the other eye may be turned away in any direction away from the center. It can be…

Presbyopia is an age-related condition which decreases the person’s ability to see nearby objects clearly. It can not be cured but can be managed. Reading glasses or contact lenses are common modalities for the management of presbyopia but surgical options…

Presbyopia is an age-related disease that weakens one’s ability to see nearby objects clearly. As camera need to focus the object to click clear pictures similarly our eyes have a good ability to focus the light rays coming from the…

What is SMILE eye surgery ? SMILE is an easy to remember acronym used for a laser eye surgery known as Small Incision Lenticulate Extraction. After the introduction of LASIK surgery for eye surgery, many new advancements have been made…

LASIK expands to laser-assisted in situ keratomileuses. This is an eye surgery done to correct errors in vision such as near-sightedness, far-sightedness, and astigmatism. All these errors are due to the improper focusing of light by the eye. The surgery…

As humans we perceive the world around us in the visible spectrum spanning 480 to 740 nanometers. This narrow range nevertheless encompasses the infinite number of hues that we can see around us. The normal human eye can sense and…

A chalazion is a small bump that appears on the eyelid. Chalazia are usually painless and not serious. A blocked oil gland causes them, and they may disappear on their own after a while without treatment. They may develop after an…

A droopy eyelid is a condition where the eyelid does not stay in its normal place and droops down past the eye. It can affect one or both eyes. Some people suffer from the condition and do not notice it.…

Surgeons perform corneal lens implant procedures when your cornea becomes damaged, either from an injury, sickness, or disease. Oftentimes the procedure helps to restore or improve your vision and most have favorable outcomes and high success rates. The procedure itself…