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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...

Age Related Macular Degeneration – Part 2: Progress and Risk

Age related macular degeneration also known as AMD is a common eye condition and is a leading cause of vision loss among aged people (50 and above). AMD causes damage to the macula, which is a small spot near the center of the retina and the part of the eye which is needed for central, clear and sharp vision, and thus it lets us see objects that are straight ahead. We have started a three series blog about age related Read More...

Some Insights about Macular Degeneration

Before we get into the problem of macular degeneration, you need to know what the macula is. It is the central area in the retina, a small portion actually, that helps to define the vision. For example, the macula of the retina helps to recognize and distinguish faces, read a book by identifying alphabets or simply watch TV. Without a properly functioning macula, these differentiations of the vision would be lost to a person. With age, the macula of Read More...

Age Related Macular Degeneration Part 1 – How To Detect

Age related macular degeneration also known as AMD is a common eye condition and also a leading cause of vision loss among the age group of 50 and older. AMD causes damage to the macula, which is a small spot near the center of the retina. The macula is the part of the eye which is the most needed for central, clear and sharp vision, and thus it lets us see objects that are straight ahead. Source: Internet The Macula The macula Read More...