Top 10 Eye Related Problems

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Top 10 Eye Related Problems

  1. 1. TOP 10 EYE RELATED PROBLEMS
  2. 2. 1. Presbyopia <ul><li>Loss of the ability to clearly see close objects or small print. </li></ul><ul><li>You may not notice any change until after age 40. </li></ul><ul><li>Presbyopia is often corrected with reading glasses. </li></ul>
  3. 3. 2. Floaters <ul><li>These are tiny spots or specks that float across the field of vision, noticed in a lighted environment. If you notice a sudden change in the type or number of spots or flashes you see, visit your eye doctor as soon as possible. </li></ul>
  4. 4. 3. Dry eyes <ul><li>This condition develops when tear glands cannot make enough tears or produce poor quality tears. </li></ul><ul><li>Surgery may be needed in more serious cases of dry eyes. </li></ul>
  5. 5. 4. Tearing <ul><li>Having too many tears can come from being sensitive to light, wind, or temperature changes. </li></ul><ul><li>Tearing may also mean that you have a more serious problem, such as an eye infection or a blocked tear duct. </li></ul>
  6. 6. 5. Cataracts <ul><li>Cataracts are cloudy areas that cover part of or the entire lens. </li></ul><ul><li>Cataracts often form slowly, causing no pain, redness or tearing in the eye. </li></ul><ul><li>Some stay small do not alter eyesight. If they become large or thick, can usually be removed by surgery. </li></ul>
  7. 7. 6. Glaucoma <ul><li>It occurs when the normal flow of the watery fluid between the cornea and the lens of the eye is blocked. </li></ul><ul><li>This can lead to permanent vision loss. Glaucoma is less commonly caused by other factors such as injury, or eye infection. </li></ul><ul><li>Because most people with glaucoma have no early symptoms or pain. </li></ul>
  8. 8. 7. Retinal disorders <ul><li>Retinal disorders interrupt this transfer of images. </li></ul><ul><li>Early diagnosis and treatment of these conditions is important to maintain vision. </li></ul>
  9. 9. 8. Conjunctivitis <ul><li>Here the tissue that lines the eyelids and covers the cornea becomes inflamed. </li></ul><ul><li>Sometimes called “pink eye” or “red eye.&quot; It can cause redness, itching, burning & tearing. </li></ul><ul><li>Conjunctivitis occurs in all age groups and can be caused by infection, exposure or allergies. </li></ul>
  10. 10. 9. Corneal diseases <ul><li>Cornea helps to focus light that enters the eye. </li></ul><ul><li>Disease, infection, injury, and exposure to toxic agents can damage the cornea causing eye redness, watery eyes or a halo effect. </li></ul><ul><li>Treatments include making adjustments to the eyeglass prescription, using medicated eye drops, or having surgery. </li></ul>
  11. 11. 10. Eyelid problems <ul><li>The eyelids protect the eye, distribute tears, & limit the amount of light entering the eye. </li></ul><ul><li>Pain, itching, tearing, & sensitivity to light are common symptoms of eyelid problems. </li></ul><ul><li>Other problems may include drooping eyelids, blinking spasms. </li></ul><ul><li>Eyelid problems often can be treated with medication or surgery. </li></ul>
  12. 12. For more information visit: <ul><li>www.eyevive.biz </li></ul>

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