Eye Care

5 Things You Didn’t Know about Macular Degeneration

What Is Macular Degeneration Caused by Age? Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is a progressive eye condition that can lead to blindness. In people over the age of 60, it is the leading cause of serious, permanent vision loss. It occurs when the macula, the tiny central part of the retina, wears down. The retina is the back of your eye’s …

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Cataract Surgery 101

Do you or your family members have cataract? Or do you suspect they have cataract after they’ve complained to you about their loss of vision? Let us share more!Cataracts refer to the clouding of the lens in the eyes. Image taken from Google Images The eye functions like a camera. Light rays enter the eye through the cornea (the clear …

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What Exactly Is Lasik Eye Surgery?

Share: Is LASIK Surgery Safe? LASIK, which stands for laser-assisted in situ keratomileuses, is a quick, minimally-invasive refractive surgery that reshapes the cornea to correct near-sightedness, far-sightedness or astigmatism (a defect in the eye resulting in distorted vision). For LASIK patients, says common LASIK symptoms include dry eyes, visual distortions, and light sensitivity. “Severe eye pain has been attributed to …

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“My Mum Nearly Went Blind!”

On my mum’s 59th birthday, we went out for a lovely dinner at Robertson Quay. She loved her Greek food and so we went with the family and grandparents to one of her favourite restaurants. My mum doesn’t work, she stays home, loves to cook and makes the best home cooked food. During her free time, she would knit, read …

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About Cataract Surgery

What to know about cataract surgery Cataracts are cloudy or opaque areas on the lens of the eye. These cloudy areas may affect a person’s vision. Cataracts are slow forming. They usually develop in people aged 55 years and older, though younger people can also develop cataracts. There is no known way to prevent cataracts from forming but wearing sunglasses …

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