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6 Newborn Baby Eye Problems

 

A lot of people think eye problems come with age, but there are many eye problems that newborn babies can have. Babies can develop eye problems for a variety of reasons such as from infections, present of problem at birth, or congenital eye problems, amongst other reasons. Here I will go through a few of these problems.

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addressing astigmatism

Two Birds with One Stone-Addressing Astigmatism with Cataracts Surgery

Cataracts and astigmatism are two common vision problems, and sometimes they can occur together. A cataract is a condition wherein protein in the eye lens clump and cloud together to form a blurry spot in the eye. Meanwhile astigmatism is a refractive error caused by an eye not being completely round. It is actually possible for an eye doctor to address both conditions in a single surgery.

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Eye Floaters; What Are They?

 
Eye floaters can be very annoying for many people, especially if you don’t really know what they are. People normally describe eye floaters as small spots, clumps, cobwebs or flecks that move around in their field of vision.

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Snow Blindness

 
What Is Snow Blindness?

 

Snow blindness is a condition where the eyes have been exposed to too much of the sun’s ultraviolet (UV) rays, it is also called photokeratitis.

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Reasons to See Your Eye Doctor ASAP

Don’t Neglect Your Eye Health: Reasons to See Your Eye Doctor ASAP

 

When it comes to eye health, people aren’t as attentive to it as they should be, only bothering to check in with an eye doctor in London or elsewhere once things start looking really blurry. Sometimes, they simply chalk it up to needing to buy a new pair of glasses or switching to contacts. What’s important to note, however, is that eye diseases can be really progressive, especially when left untreated, which can lead to more serious consequences for the eye health.

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What Is Lattice Dystrophy?

 
Lattice dystrophy is a disease of the stroma layer of the cornea. The stroma is the third layer of the cornea and lattice dystrophy is a build-up of abnormal protein fibres, also called amyloid deposits, through the anterior and middle stroma. This disease can arise at any time, but tends to start in children aged between two and seven.

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