Pterygium is a pinkish, triangular tissue growth that develops on the conjunctiva ( clear, thin, transparent tissue that covers the white portion of the eye called sclera) of the eye that extends towards the cornea. Cornea is a clear, transparent front portion of the eye. It is non cancerous and usually grows slowly with time. At some point, it may stop growing and start growing. With time, it can progress in such a way that…

Dry eyes is a condition in which your eyes don’t have enough quality tears to lubricate and nourish your eyes. Tears play an important role for maintaining the health of the front portion of the eye and help to provide clear vision. It can occur when tears in your eyes evaporate too quickly or if eyes produce too few tears. Similarly, abnormality in the production of mucus or lipids that are found in the tear…

There are various beliefs, different thoughts regarding eye twitching. Most probably, different beliefs in different countries or locations. Basically eye twitching superstition tells us that the left eye twitching indicates something bad is going to happen in our lives while right eye twitching means something good is about to happen.So don’t be superstitious, it depends upon the state of the internal body system. Eye twitch is just an involuntary spasm. It’s not your eye that…

Stye is a localized infection in the eyelid that causes a tender ,red bump near the edge of eyelids. In other words, stye is inflammation of the eyelid which is associated with a collection of pus in eyelids. It can form in the lower or upper eyelid.Mostly, this is caused by Staphylococcus bacteria. Basically, the stye is red and quite painful which makes the eye produce more tears. It looks like a boil or pimple.…

Tired of using glasses or contact lenses to correct your vision?? If yes, then why not learn about refractive eye surgery i.e. LASIK Eye Surgery. What is Refractive Eye Surgery? Refractive eye surgery is a surgical procedure performed by Ophthalmologists to improve the refractive state of the eye. It is an alternative option to correct and improve vision apart from glasses and contact lenses. This consists of various different methods of surgical remodelling of cornea(…

We people are aware of the fact that there is a connection between Ultraviolet (UV) Radiation and our skin. But we may not realize that there is a strong link between UV rays and our eyes too.  Sunlight, no doubt essential for everyone and everywhere. Sun emits different types of radiation. It’s life giving rays of light upgrades our physical as well as mental health in various ways. However, too much exposure with mostly UV…

Watery Eyes or Epiphora or tearing is a condition in which there is an excessive overflow of tears over the face. There are various factors or conditions that lead to watery eyes or watering eyes. It happens when tears are excessively produced and don’t drain properly. Can affect one or both eyes. It is common at any age but mostly children between 0-12 years of age and older ones above 60. Commonly, tears play an…

With great advancement in information and technology, the use of computers is quite common these days. Nowadays, we mostly stare at the computer screen for several hours to perform various tasks. Computers are now becoming an integral part of our daily life. The usage of computers made life easier and increased output considerably. Sitting at a particular corner of the room, we are exploring what is happening in the world from the computer. It benefits…

What is Cataract? Normally, Cataract is an opacity or clouding of clear, crystalline, and transparent lens of our eyes that cause changes in the vision. The lens is present behind the pupil, iris, and the lens is transparent in nature. The lens helps to focus images in the retina. Cataracts can interfere with daily activities and even leads to blindness if left untreated.  Cataract is the leading cause of blindness in the world. It is…

“The eye is the jewel of the body”. Your eyes are your windows to the world, Henry David Thoreau once said. It is nicely said and true. So it’s very much important to take care of them properly. Just imagine what if you lose your vision ?? There are a lot of things you can do so as to keep eyes healthy and protect vision. Most vision issues are avoidable and can be treated. Changes…

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