Amblyopia refers to the eye condition commonly known as ‘lazy eye’. This is where there is a decreased vision in one or both eyes due to abnormal development of vision in infancy and early childhood.
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A diet rich in carotenoids, beta-carotene, vitamins and lutein can help to keep your eyes healthy. Certain fruits are said to reduce dry eye symptoms, reduce risk of certain eye disease and even improve night-time vision.
Pregnancy can affect anything from your hair, skin and sometimes even your vision. Women often experience a myriad of physiological and hormonal changes during pregnancy and may report of vision changes like dry eyes, blurred and distorted vision.
High blood pressure can have several negative effects on one’s health and, when left untreated, it may affect the eyes which can lead to certain eye diseases. Symptoms of hypertension (high blood pressure) can include headaches and vision problems.
Overexposure to the sun can cause eye conditions like photokeratitis, conjunctivitis, cataracts or even eyelid cancer. There are several steps you can take to maximise eye protection this summer and help to prevent causing damage to the eyes while you are out enjoying the weather.
Presbyopia is a very common eye condition that is a natural part of the ageing process. As you age, your vision changes, this is due to the natural changes in the lens of the eye.
The foods we consume play a vital part in our overall health and it is often said that ‘food is healing’. Improving your diet and making sure to eat your ‘five a day’ will have major health benefits for your eyes and general health. A healthy lifestyle may reduce the risk of eye health problems.
Stress and anxiety can have several mental and physiological effects on the human body. It can be both consequence and cause of vision loss and your eyes are no exception to the physical impact of stress and anxiety.