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Ocular migraine

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Aug, 2018

Ocular migraine

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Ocular migraines affect the retina in your eye. Also known as visual, retinal, ophthalmic, or monocular (one eye) migraines, this is a rare disorder and is known to affect 1 in every 200 people suffering from migraines. The prevalence…

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Eye Emergencies

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Aug, 2018

Eye Emergencies

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Eye emergency is any condition, infection or injury to the eye that needs immediate treatment and attention. Eye emergencies can be different for everybody. But generally, it is an emergency when there is bleeding or discharge from around the eye. If there is a bruised eye, decreased vision, double vision, you also have eye pain and headache for a longer period of time, do not take it lightly and consult…

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Glaucoma

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Aug, 2018

Glaucoma

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Glaucoma is an eye condition where your optic nerve gets damaged. It happens because of pressure in the eye nerves. The prevalence rate is 2.65%. It affects people of age group 40 and above. Glaucoma is found mostly in…

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Crossed Eye

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Aug, 2018

Crossed Eye

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Crossed eye, also known as Strabismus, is a disorder in which the eyes do not look together at an object, at the same time. People suffering from this condition have a problem with the eye muscles or with the brain where the signals are processed. The prevalence rate is about 2.5%. It can be spotted during infancy itself and is common in young children. Strabismus is of two types –…

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Nearsightedness (Myopia)

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Aug, 2018

Nearsightedness (Myopia)

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Myopia, commonly known as nearsightedness, is a refractive error which makes it difficult to focus on far away subjects. People suffering from nearsightedness can see objects close to them clearly and see far away objects blurry. The prevalence rate…

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Know about Eye burning!

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Jul, 2018

Know about Eye burning!

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Eye burning when accompanied by itching and discharge is usually a sign of an eye infection. It can occur to people of all age groups. Symptoms To determine the common symptoms of eye burning, notice if your eye appears red or pink, if eyelids are swollen, there is deposit of crusts around the corner of the eye upon waking up and difficulty in opening the eye in morning due to…

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Red eyes and itchy too, it may be Conjunctivitis!

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Jul, 2018

Red eyes and itchy too, it may be Conjunctivitis!

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Pink eye, commonly known as conjunctivitis, is the swelling or redness of conjunctiva. It is a clear membrane that turns red and itchy during any viral or bacterial infection. The prevalence rate is about 7.50%. It mostly affects young…

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Watery Eyes

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Jul, 2018

Watery Eyes

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A watery eye is a condition where too many tears are produced or when the tears cannot drain away properly. The prevalence rate of the disease is 8.60%. Any person can have watery eyes; it is not an age specific condition built mostly occurs in babies and people of the age group 60 and above. Causes There can be numerous causes of watery eyes, including problems in the eye glands…

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7 Tips That Will Protect Your Eyes in Summers

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Mar, 2017

7 Tips That Will Protect Your Eyes in Summers

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You've got your sunglasses and sunscreen ready, but that's not enough for your eyes at least. Did you know, constant sun exposure increases the risk of developing a cataract? And while your skin could protect itself against the harmful…

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