Eye Diseases

Key Things To Know About Laser Eye Surgery

Surgery used to be a buzzword that made everyone who heard it shudder. Going under the knife was never easy, and there was always a risk. Today, that is a lot different. Just take a look at laser eye surgery as an example. It is one of the most routine surgeries in the world. As a result, more and more people turn to eye surgery when they are suffering from their vision. It is a great alternative but it isn’t cut and dry, so there are a few facts you need to be aware of.

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Correcting Nearsightedness with Laser Surgery

Nearsightedness, also known as myopia, is a common cause of blurry vision. People with nearsighted vision see distant objects as blurry and out of focus. They may need to squint at times to try to improve their focus. Nearsightedness is caused by changes in the shape of the eyeball. Sometimes it can occur when there has been a change in the cornea or the lens.

When these problems happen, light entering the eye, focus in front of the retina not on it as is normal. While nearsightedness cannot be prevented, it can be corrected with surgery –  with Optical Express as best laser eye surgery provider.

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6 Signs that Warns you about your Deteriorating Vision

Beauty lies in the eyes of the beholder but this beauty lasts only till one take care of vision. We are living in a modern world where so many things affect our eyesight and one among them is excessive use of computers/laptops/cellphones and other gadgets that involves the direct use of eyes on flashing screen. Most of people realize it very late that they are losing their vision and when they feel it becomes too late. We will discuss some early signs that will warn you about your eyesight.

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Most Deadly Eye Disease – Retinoblastoma

There are many common eye diseases prevailed in the world. The most deadly Eye disease is Retinoblastoma.

What is Retinoblastoma?

Retinoblastoma is a Cancer that develops in the Retina of an Eye, in the light detecting tissues of an Eye.

The cure rate of this Cancer in the developed world is 95-98%. 9 out of 10 sufferers survive from this disease.


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Anisocoria – Causes, Symptoms, Treatment and Prevention

Definition of Anisocoria

It is a condition in which the Pupils of Eyes become unequal in size.


The part of Eye that is colored is known as Iris. It is a circular muscle, which is just like a donut. It has an empty hole in the center, which allows the light to enter into the Eye.


The empty hole that allows the light to come in is known as Pupil.

Normal Reaction of Pupil to Light

When a person in bright light or in outdoors, the Pupil contracts. The opposite happens, when a person comes to a dark room. The Pupil dilates to allow the light to come into the Eye.

Brown iris

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Styes – Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

If you have swollen painful bump on your Eyelid or Eyelashes, you may be suffering from Styes.

What is Styes?

A Stye is a soft Red Bump that develops on the base of an Eyelash or Stye under an Eyelash or inside an Eye.

It is due to an infection of Sebaceous Glands of the Zeis that occurs at the base of an Eyelash. It may also be due to the infection of Apocrine Sweat Glands.

It may also be due to the result of Infections in Oil Glands of the Eyelid. It is also known as the Hordeolum. This Infection is dangerous in nature and it lasts for short time like 7 to 10 days.


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This Infection cannot be resolved without any treatment. This Infection is caused by Staphylococcal Bacteria. It may occur due to the blockage of Oil Glands around Eyelashes or it can also be caused when a person is stressed.

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