A refractive error occurs when the image can't be perfectly focused on the retina due to disturbances of the optics of the eye. The result is a blur in vision at some distance. High refractive errors can be accompanied by headaches, difficulty reading print, print jumping around, halos and glare and double vision. While refractive… Continue reading Understanding Refractive Errors
It is not surprising that gestational diabetes can temporarily affect a mother's vision, as mentioned in the previous post. However, recent studies have found a link between mother's diabetes (Type I, Type II and gestational) and the baby's vision over the course of his/her upbringing (up to the age of 25). The studies have found… Continue reading Gestational Diabetes? How does it affect the unborn baby’s vision?
Just another symptom from what to expect when you are expecting! or should I say not expecting?! Yes, your eyes do go through some changes whilst pregnant. While most are non-concerning and temporary, a few are more significant and require a little more care. Blurry Eyes You may have already noticed, your vision might have… Continue reading Pregnant? What happens to your eyes?
Obesity is increasing in prevalence worldwide, and so is the refuge to weight-loss surgeries. They vary in type, but almost all of them will result in nutritional deficiencies sometime throughout the person's lifetime. Often, these deficiencies are silent and slow until the symptoms attack in what feels like a sudden episode of unexplained changes. Side… Continue reading Weight loss surgery?! What’s it got to do with your eyes?
Without a doubt, carrots, like other vegetables and fruit are rich in vitamins and nutrients bringing many benefits to the health of the human body. The tales relating to carrots and eyesight have been numerous across different cultures and times. The debate of whether carrots improve eyesight is a myth or not is still the… Continue reading The Truth About Carrots
Primary Open Angle Glaucoma is the most common type of glaucoma, with a prevalence of just over 55 million people living with the condition WORLDWIDE! It is also the world's leading cause of blindness. What's really crushing is that it can be easily prevented if detected early. However, the sneaky condition often goes unnoticed as… Continue reading Glaucoma Awareness Week 2022
It goes without saying, yet a gentle reminder. There's nothing worse than having to look through scratched lenses.
You might have seen it on social media, glasses that allow colour-blind people to see colour. But, how true is it? How common? How effective? What else is there? While unharmful, colour blindness is cruel when it comes to managing every day’s living. People with colour blindness find it difficult to cook, night drive, distinguish… Continue reading Advances In Red-Green Colourblind Technology
How many of you own a pair of computer glasses? You may not need glasses for the distance, up close or reading but you may own a pair that reduces the glare of screens through blue light filter. Or you may not know it yet, but you may be a victim of computer vision syndrome… Continue reading Egg Yolk Eye Mask treatment