Eye Disease: Symptoms and Treatments
Arpana Shah February 08, 2018
Eyes are commonly known as Windows of the Soul.We do know that this is true because if we close our eyes we are not able to see anything of this wonderful world.Having perfect and healthy eyes with excellent and sharp vision, free of pain or other related symptoms are crucial to your health & well being.So let discuss some treatments that will keep you in tip top shape.
About 47% people have a vision problem. More than half of these are because of age factor and other causes due to glaucoma, mild nearsightedness can trigger vision loss and even blindness.
Eye disease can be started at any age, it touches to small age, young person or senior citizens as well.Some people may even not realize that they have vision problem until their eyes doctor detect it during a routine screening.In the routine eye, checkup doctors examine your retina, eye pressure, optic nerve, myopia level and more.
Symptoms of eye disease
In some cases, the symptoms of eye diseases can overlap or hide with others. For example, watery eyes could be a sign of conjunctivitis, allergies, or a sty, light sensitivity could indicate a cataract, migraine, or chalazion (a bump on the eyelid). Resting your eyes might help with ease symptoms, but in general, if you’re experiencing severe or lasting pain, you should call a doctor immediately.
Here are some symptoms which are most common in eye disease:-
*. Spider Webs
*. Eye Pain
*. Double Vision
*. Flashes of light
*. Vision loss
*. Heavy discharge
How to keep your eyes healthy?
Good eyes health start with your yummy plate, what food you eat on your plate.Mainly Nutrients like Zinc, vitamin C, Vitamin E, omega-3 fatty acids, and Lutein helps in related vision problems like cataracts, pink eye, Sty and many other diseases.Green leafy vegetables like Spinach is helpful for eyes.Oily fishes, Eggs, Beans, Nuts, Pork, Citrus Fruits like Orange, Lemon, Grapefruit are also effective for eye disease.
Be cool and wear your shades
Sunglasses are a great fashion accessory, but their most important job role is to protect your eyes from the sun’s ultraviolet rays and radiations. When purchasing sunglasses, look for ones that block out 99% to 100% of both UV-A and UV-B rays.Polarized lenses reduce glare while driving. Wraparound sunglasses help to protect eyes from the side it plays the role of frame or guard for the eyes.
We commonly study or read everywhere Smoking is injurious to health.It is true.According to research, Smoking Causes Blindness and Smoking make you more likely to get eye problems like cataracts, and other eyes diseases.
Sports like hockey, racquetball and other like this type of sports leads to eye injury so wear eye protection. helmets while driving with covered face mask is also must for eyes protection. Expired lenses are also harmful to eyes and will give you itchy, irritation and red eyes.
Look away from Computer Screen:-
Looking continuously or staring at a computer for too long time can also cause
*. Blurry Vision
*. Neck pain
*. Shoulder pain
*. Dry eyes
*. Watery eyes
How to protect your eyes?
*. Work only after wearing the lenses which are good for looking at computer screen.
*. Do not rub your eyes harshly.
*. Do not touch eyes with Dirty hands.
*. If you have dry eyes, blink more.
*. Choose comfortable, supportive chair, position it so that your feet are flat on the floor.
*. Rest the eyes for 2 minutes after every 20 minutes for healthy eyes.
*. If eye strain won't go away, consult the doctor immediately.
Every age group needs a routine and proper eye checkup.It helps to protect your sight and let you clearly see this beautiful world.Eye examine can also find diseases, like glaucoma, that have no symptoms.It is important to catch them early when they are easier to treat.