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Glaucoma: The Silent Disease

 

Glaucoma is an eye condition that can eventually lead to blindness. It is caused because of damage to the optic nerve in the back of the eyes. Primarily caused by an increase of intraocular pressure (IOP).

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4 Ways Diabetes Can Affect Your Eyes

 

Diabetes is a condition that is caused when blood sugar levels within the body becomes too high and can affect people of all ages. There are various side-effects of having diabetes and it is a condition that should be taken seriously and monitored closely.

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Keep an Eye Out for Conditions That Could Cause Secondary Glaucoma

What Is Glaucoma? By Mr Gok Ratnarajan

 

Glaucoma is the leading cause of irreversible blindness in the world. It is caused by high pressure inside the eye which leads to damage of the optic nerve that connects your eye to the visual centre in the brain.

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Eye Safety During the Festive Season

 

The festive season is now upon us and it is a great time of year, but while most people are preparing themselves for Christmas, hospitals, eye doctors and eye clinics are preparing for a rise in the number of eye injuries at this time of year. The majority of the common eye injuries during Christmas time are avoidable and here we will look at some of these eye injuries and how you can help prevent them and have an eye injury-free festive season.

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Conjunctivitis; What Is It?

 

Conjunctivitis is a very common eye condition that many people get and it is often called pink eye or red eye. It affects the conjunctiva, which is the top layer of tissue that covers the surface of the eye.

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How Does Drinking Alcohol Affect Your Eyes?

 

Drinking alcohol can of cause effects to your entire body including your eyes. A low intake of alcohol shouldn’t cause you any health problems but drinking alcohol heavily can potentially cause health problems including harmful effects to your eyes.

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