Eye health

Eye health often gives insight into your general health as arteries and veins can be examined along with the eye structures.

Many common eye diseases such as glaucoma, diabetic eye disease and age-related macular degeneration often have no warning signs though family history and general health status is important.
Correct protective spectacles including sunglasses help to ensure clear and comfortable vision is preserved.

How does refractive surgery work ?

Corneal inlays,laser resurfacing, lens replacements are some of the refractive surgery options. Presbyopia treatment usually involves glasses or contact lenses.Some people opt for refractive surgery options.It is best to determine pre-refractive surgery if simulations (by experiencing contact lenses or glasses designed for monovision )of various visual trade offs can be tolerated eg monovison where one …

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How do you measure dry eyes?

What is tear osmolarity ? How can it be measured and improved ? A low osmolarity eye drop is best. Eg Blink Intensive tears, Hylo Fresh, Hylo Forte. Data suggests improvements in osmolarity take 2-8 weeks. (hypo-osmolar drops 4-6 times a day) , Pred Sol minims qid  aiming to reduce evaporation by improving the lipid …

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