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Cataract Surgery: What to Expect Before, During and Afterwards

Cataracts are very likely to develop sometime after your 50th birthday. According to the National Eye Institute, you have a better than 50% chance of having a cataract or having had cataract surgery by the time you reach your 80th birthday. Cataracts are an age-related condition that causes a clouding of the lens in your …

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What Causes Blurry Vision After LASIK Surgery?

LASIK Eye Surgery is an excellent laser procedure for correcting astigmatism, farsightedness, and/or nearsightedness. It takes about 15 minutes and almost all patients recover quickly. It carries some risk, just like any other procedure. Our, M.D.& LASIK surgeons, get a lot of questions about the procedure from patients. “Will LASIK fix my vision forever?” is …

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Why are women at higher risk of developing cataract?

Cataract-related blindness is significantly more common in women than in men in India, according to a pooled analysis of available data published online in the British Journal of Ophthalmology. However, the study found that women are significantly less likely than men to be treated surgically for the condition. Globally, 36 million people are blind, a …

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How does air conditioning impact your eyesight

Most workplaces nowadays have a centralised air-conditioning system to provide a comfortable environment for employees. However, little is known about the dangers that air conditioners pose to our health, particularly our eyes. While air conditioners provide relief and help us stay cool, most of us are unaware that they cause an artificial temperature change, which …

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What are blepharitis symptoms and how can you prevent it?

Blepharitis is a common inflammation of the eyelids caused by a variety of factors. Because it only affects the edges of your eyelids, it is also known as lid margin disease. It can happen when certain skin conditions cause irritation, or when bacteria causes infection, or a combination of the two. Your eyelids may become …

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