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Buying Guide for Cyclist’s Sunglasses in Mauritius

Eyewears are essential for every cyclist. Even if you are not using prescription glasses otherwise, it is mandatory in a way that you use sunglasses while riding your bike, motorised or otherwise. Eyewear is necessary for a biker and cyclist simply because of the vulnerability your eyes are under while you ride. Dust particles, minuscule insects and light from headlights of vehicles are some of the enemies of your eyes while you ride. There are some factors that you need Read More...

When Your Eyes Lose their Focus?

You must have seen through the lens of a camera. Even on your cell phone camera, the scene you see is often blurred before the automatic focus, or manual in case of a regular camera, is adjusted. The focus, after adjustment, holds up a clear and defined picture of what you want to see and shoot. A very similar kind of mechanism is there in your eyes. Here, there are muscles associated with the crystalline lens of your Read More...

Eye Problems for Children and Babies

Immediately after birth, a baby cannot ‘see’ in the sense it is commonly meant. In other words, the baby’s eyes are inert in their expression and you can never say for sure if eyes are registering any light or movement. It is only after about 6 weeks that the eyes begin to follow movement and colour combinations. The baby can see you and follow you with the eyes. If that does not happen, you should consider consulting an eyecare-specialist Read More...

How Harmful are Floaters in your Vision?

It is very common to see floating dots or strands in your vision. This sort of floaters is more common for those with short-sightedness. There are many who are seeing these since their birth! When you see these for a long period of time, your brain gets used to them and ends up ignoring them. According to the leading opticians in Mauritius and elsewhere, one or two floaters are quite harmless. Sometimes, the gel that helps your vision is the reason Read More...

Signs of Ageing in the Eyes

As with every other organ in the human body, the eyes are expected to show signs of ageing. With advanced age, and depending on the general health of a person, the eyes begin to change. We need to understand that the eyes are delicate and require careful evaluation. We need to take good care of our eyes if we want to keep away the rather inevitable signs of ageing. For example, a balanced diet, with more green vegetables thrown Read More...

Diabetic Retinopathy – Why You Should be Aware of It

People suffering from diabetes have to be especially careful about the condition of their eyes. Ideally, for diabetic patients, eyes need to be checked at least once annually. What they should be wary about is Diabetic Retinopathy. It is the most common form of diabetic eye diseases. It usually only affects people who have had diabetes (diagnosed or undiagnosed) for a significant number of years. The risk of developing diabetic retinopathy is known to increase with age as well Read More...

A Quick Guide to Buy Sunglasses in Mauritius

If you are planning to buy sunglasses in Mauritius, you need a quick guide to help you make the right choice. Mauritius is a bright, sunny place so there’s plenty of sunlight around. You need to protect your eyes from the harmful rays of the sun. This is more important than looking cool and stylish, though they are quite crucial to the decision making process. However, your priority remains the protection of your eyes against the harmful ultraviolet rays of Read More...

How to Buy Prescription Sunglasses in Mauritius

Eyewear adds as much to your personality as clothes or shoes. Inversely too, they can take away from your style quotient as well! That is why you must choose carefully when you buy sunglasses in Mauritius. Now, there are many of you out there who wear prescription glasses or contact lenses. So, you feel a little hesitant about picking up sunglasses as that might interfere with your vision. Magnetic stick-ons over prescription glasses or over contact lenses don’t always Read More...

How to Deal with Cataracts

Cataracts are something that we have all heard about, usually from aged people around us. Stats say that by the age of 80, more than half of America’s population suffers from cataract or has had a cataract surgery. It underlines the prevalence of the problem among people of an advanced age. What is cataract basically? Cataracts are formed when the clear lens inside your eye becomes cloudy or misty. The lens is part of the eye that allows light to Read More...

Age Related Macular Degeneration – Treatment Options

As we have already discussed in our previous blogs about Age related macular degeneration, how to detect and its progress and risks. Though treatment may slow the disease and keep you from severe loss of vision, yet till now it has no cure. So regular visit to the Doctor is recommended. A three series blog about Age related macular degeneration, today in the third series we will share about the treatment options. Age Related Macular Degeneration – Treatment Options Anti-angiogenic drugs: These medications Read More...