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Eat for Good Vision

Eat for Good Vision | Eye Care | Scoop.it
Eat for Good Vision: Protecting your eyes starts with the food on your plate. Nutrients such as omega-3 fatty acids, lutein, zinc, and vitamins C and E might help ward off age-related vision problems such as macular degeneration and cataracts.
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Quit Smoking - Love Your Life

Quit Smoking - Love Your Life | Eye Care | Scoop.it

Smoking makes you more likely to get cataracts, optic nerve damage, and macular degeneration. If you've tried to quit smoking before and started smoking again, keep trying. The more times you try to quit smoking, the more likely you are to succeed. 

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Take Care Of Your Eye

Take Care Of Your Eye | Eye Care | Scoop.it

Avoid wearing contact lenses for more than 19 hours. This can cause permanent sight damage as well as extreme discomfort to your eyes. Don't wear glasses too long either. Especially 3-D glasses!

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Conjunctivitis Or Eye-Flu

Conjunctivitis Or Eye-Flu | Eye Care | Scoop.it

Conjunctivitis, also known as pink eye, is an inflammation of the conjunctiva. The conjunctiva is the thin, clear tissue that lies over the white part of the eye and lines the inside of the eyelid.
Different causes, including:
# Viruses
# Bacteria (such as gonorrhea or chlamydia)
# Irritants such as shampoos, dirt, smoke, and pool chlorine

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Corneal Transplantation Surgery

Corneal Transplantation Surgery | Eye Care | Scoop.it

A healthy, clear cornea is necessary for good vision. If your cornea is injured or affected by disease, it may become swollen or scarred, and its smoothness and clarity may be lost. Scars, swelling or an irregular shape can cause the cornea to scatter or distort light, resulting in glare or blurry vision.

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Diabetic Retinopathy Treatment

Diabetic Retinopathy Treatment | Eye Care | Scoop.it

Diabetic retinopathy, is retinopathy (damage to the retina) caused by complications of diabetes, which can eventually lead to blindness. It is an ocular manifestation of diabetes, a systemic disease, which affects up to 80 percent of all patients who have had diabetes for 10 years or more.

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LASIK Eye Surgery by Sameer Kaushal

LASIK Eye Surgery by Sameer Kaushal | Eye Care | Scoop.it

Laser vision correction surgeries work by reshaping the cornea, the clear front part of the eye, so that light traveling through it is properly focused onto the retina located in the back of the eye. LASIK is one of a number of different surgical techniques used to reshape the cornea.

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Donate your eyes to help brighten the life of visually impaired

Donate your eyes to help brighten the life of visually impaired | Eye Care | Scoop.it

Donate your EYE today for a noble deed. We can light the life of a blind person by donating our eyes after our death. In India estimated 4.6 million people with corneal blindness. More than 90% of the corneal transplantation is carried out successfully.

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Look Away From the Computer Screen

Look Away From the Computer Screen | Eye Care | Scoop.it

* Position your computer so that your eyes are level with the top of the    monitor. This allows you to look slightly down at the screen.

* Try to avoid glare on your computer from windows and lights. Use an anti- glare screen if needed.

* Every 20 minutes, rest your eyes by looking 20 feet away for 20 seconds. At least every 2 hours, get up and take a 15-minute break.

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EYE Protection from UV Rays

EYE Protection from UV Rays | Eye Care | Scoop.it
Wear UV protective sunglasses. Get polarized lenses, NOT just darker lenses. The lenses that only make the world darker will just make your pupils dilate and don't do a thing to stop the UV rays.
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Treatment of Eye floaters & Flashes

Treatment of Eye floaters & Flashes | Eye Care | Scoop.it
“Floaters” and flashes are a common sight for many people. Floater is a catchall term for the specks, threads, or cobweb-like images that occasionally drift across the line of vision. Flashes are sparks or strands of light that flicker across the visual field. Both are usually harmless. But they can be a warning sign of trouble in the eye, especially when they suddenly appear or become more plentiful.
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Lazy Eye or Amblyopia In Children

Lazy Eye or Amblyopia In Children | Eye Care | Scoop.it

Amblyopia, commonly called lazy eye, is a condition in children when vision does not develop properly in one eye. If it’s left untreated, a child's vision will never develop correctly in that eye. Vision impairment becomes permanent because as the child’s brain matures, it will "ignore" the image coming from the poorly seeing eye.

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Get Treated for Glaucoma

Get Treated for Glaucoma | Eye Care | Scoop.it

Glaucoma refers to a group of eye conditions that lead to damage to the optic nerve. This nerve carries visual information from the eye to the brain. In most cases, damage to the optic nerve is due to increased pressure in the eye, also known as intraocular pressure (IOP).

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Computer Vision or Dry Eye

Computer Vision or Dry Eye | Eye Care | Scoop.it

Dry eye is a condition in which there are insufficient tears to lubricate and nourish the eye. Tears are necessary for maintaining the health of the front surface of the eye and for providing clear vision. People with dry eyes either do not produce enough tears or have a poor quality of tears. Dry eye is a common and often chronic problem, particularly in older adults.

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Safe & Painless Cataract Treatment & Surgery by Sameer Kaushal

Safe & Painless Cataract Treatment & Surgery by Sameer Kaushal | Eye Care | Scoop.it

If your vision has become blurry, cloudy or dim, or things you see are not as bright or colorful as they used to be, a cataract may have developed in one or both of your eyes. Cataract slowly begins to develop, you may not notice any changes in your vision at first. But as the cataract progresses, you may begin to find that it interferes with your daily activities.

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