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What Is a Pterygium?

 

A pterygium (tuh-RIJ-ee-uhm) is a triangular-shaped, pinkish bump of tissue growth on the eye. It starts on the sclera (white of the eye) and can grow onto the cornea. More than one pterygium is called pterygia (tuh-RIJ-ee-ah). They can keep growing slowly overtime but can sometimes cease growing after a point, but it is rare for a pterygium to grow over the pupil. Pterygia may cause blurry vision, discomfort and can potentially deface the eye but they are non-cancerous growths.

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Do Carrots Really Help You See in The Dark?

 

Well, yes and no. Carrots contain a high level of Vitamin A which your body needs to produce rhodopsin. Rhodopsin is a light-sensitive pigment in the eyes that works in low-light environments.

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An Eye Doctor Can Offer Treatment and Tips to Manage MGD Symptoms

Meibomian gland dysfunction or MGD is a condition that causes the glands along the eyelids to secrete an insufficient amount of oil. As a result of this lack of moisture, the eyes can become irritated. The common symptoms of MGD include dryness, crustiness, red eyes, blurry vision, itching, light sensitivity, and more. About 30 per cent of the adult population are affected by dry eye syndrome, and seniors are far more at risk of developing this disease.

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6 Top Tips for Keeping Your Eyes Healthy This Winter

 

Autumn seems to be fading out and the cold, darker days of winter are approaching fast. We all know to wrap up warm and how keep our bodies well in winter but many of us forget to pay attention to our eyes and how the harsh conditions can affect them. Here are some simple easy tips on how to give your eyes some TLC this winter.

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The Dangers of Halloween Contact Lenses

 

So, it’s that time of year again when pumpkins are being calved, sweets are ready to go and adults are looking at what to wear for that Halloween party. Many adults may opt to wear the addition of coloured, Halloween themed, novelty contact lenses and they may be as scary as they look. There has been lots of media coverage on how these novelty contact lenses can cause blindness and irreparable damage to the eyes, but here I will give you plenty of information about these lenses so they don’t cause you a fright.

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Eye Clinic London Acquires Revolutionary Device for MGD Treatment

Harley Street, London (October 18, 2016) – Distinguished ophthalmologist Samer Hamada proudly announces the recent acquisition of the E-Eye device for his practice Eye Clinic London. The E-Eye is the first and only medical device in the world to use Intense Regulated Pulsed Light (IRPL) to specifically treat dry eye symptoms caused by Meibomian glans dysfunction (MGD). More importantly, Eye Clinic London is the first and only eye ophthalmology clinic in the UK that uses this device as of now.

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Eye Specialist in London Offers Treatment for MGD Using E-Eye Device

Harley Street, London (September 21, 2016) – Mr. Samer Hamada, a renowned eye specialist in London is offering treatment for dry eye syndrome caused by Meibomian gland dysfunction (MGD) using the revolutionary E-Eye device. Currently, there are no preventative treatments for dry eye. Until the introduction of E-Eye, patients can only achieve short-term relief through artificial eye drops. Now, with this device, dry eye sufferers can benefit from long-lasting relief.

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