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Science

  1. 1. Eye
Disorders
Isabela
Tara
Streeter
8.1

  2. 2. As#gma#sm

  Type
of
refrac8ve
error
of
the
eye.
  
blurred
vision
caused
from
refrac8ve
errors

  Can
be
due
to
hereditary.

  Can
also
result
from
pressure
from
the
eyelids
on
the
 cornea
  
Incorrect
posture
or
an
increased
use
of
the
eyes
for
close
 work
cause
this.

  3. 3. Symptoms

According
 to
 WebMD
 Medical
 Reference
 People
 with
 undetected
as8gma8sm
oDen
experience:
o  Headaches
o  Fa8gue
o  Eyestrain

o  Blurred
vision
at
all
distances.
These
 symptoms
 may
 not
 necessarily
 be
 the
 result
 of
 as8gma8sm,
 you
 should
 schedule
 an
 eye
 exam
 if
 you
 are
 experiencing
one
or
more
symptoms.

  4. 4. Diagnosing
the
problem

Contact
lenses






Eye
exam




Nearsightedness/





















































Farsightedness
check


  5. 5. Treatment

•  Mild
as8gma8sm
doesn’t
need
to
be
checked.
•  Glasses
or
contact
lenses
can
help
as8gma8sm

•  Laser
surgery

  6. 6. Treatment
around
the
world

 ENGLAND
 Good
results 

Life8me
aDercare
guarantee
 
High
prices 

 INDIA

 USA
 Affordable

 Good
at
dealing
with
 Risk
factors

 complica8on
and
emergency
 Costly

 high
class
medical
facili8es
 Good
results


  7. 7. Preven8on

•  Cannot
be
prevented.

•  Inherited
at
birth.

  8. 8. Cataracts

The
Na#onal
Eye
Ins#tute
states:

 A
clouding
of
the
lens
in
the
eye
‐
affects
 vision.

 Related
to
aging.

 A
cataract
can
occur
in
either




or
both
eyes.
 It
cannot
spread
from
one
eye
to



the
other.

  9. 9. Causes
of
cataracts
Changes
in
the
structure
of
the
lens
of
your
eye.

As
you
get
older,
youre
more
likely
to
develop
cataracts.
Women
are
more
at
risk
than
men.

There
are
other
factors
that
can
increase
your
risk
of
geWng
cataracts.
 These
include:
•  Diabetes
•  an
injury
to
the
eye
•  high
blood
pressure
•  exposure
to
ultraviolet
(UV)
light
from
sunlight
•  long‐term
use
of
steroid
medicines
•  Smoking
•  drinking
too
much
alcohol
•  a
family
history
of
cataracts

  10. 10. Symptoms

The
most
common
symptoms
of
a
cataract
are:
•  Cloudy
or
blurry
vision.
•  Colors
seem
faded.
•  Glare.

•  Headlights,
lamps,
or
sunlight
may
appear
too
bright.
•  
A
halo
may
appear
around
lights.
•  Poor
night
vision.
•  Double
vision
or
mul8ple
images
in
one
eye.
(This
symptom
may
clear
as
 the
cataract
gets
larger.)
•  Frequent
prescrip8on
changes
in
your
eyeglasses
or
contact
lenses.
These
symptoms
also
can
be
a
sign
of
other
eye
problems.

If
you
have
any
 of
these
symptoms,
check
with
your
eye
care
professional.

  11. 11. Treatment
around
the
world

 Good
results 

ENGLAND
 
High
prices
 Safe,
clean 

 INDIA

 USA
 Affordable

 “No
s8tch,
No
shot,
No
pain”
 Risk
factors

 Safe,
fast
and
effec8ve
 Costly

 Good
results
 Fast

Clean
and
effec8ve



  12. 12. Preven8on

•  Have
regular
eye
exams.

•  Quit
smoking.

•  Wear
sunglasses.

•  Take
care
of
other
health
problems.


•  Maintain
a
healthy
weight.

•  Choose
a
healthy
diet
that
includes
plenty
of
 fruits
and
vegetables.



  13. 13. Bibliography

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