Self-care refers to the time and effort one takes to improve their physical or mental well-being. Taking care of your EYES is a great form of self-care that can benefit more than just your vision. It can change your life.
Visual snow is a chronic neurological disorder characterized by a continuous visual disturbance that occupies the entire visual field and is described as tiny flickering dots that resemble the noise of a detuned analog television.
Benefits of doing push-ups
Push-ups target multiple muscle groups. ...
Push-ups increase upper-body strength. ...
Push-ups are good for your core. ...
Push-ups can improve your posture. ...
Push-ups support bone health. ...
Push-ups boost heart health. .
Over 110,000 deaths per year could be prevented if U.S. adults over 40 spent just 10 additional minutes a day engaging in moderate-to-vigorous physical activity, according to a new study. Adding 20 or 30 minutes of such activity could save even more!
Glaucoma is sometimes called the “silent thief of sight” because it slowly damages the eyes and can cause irreparable harm before there is any vision loss. But this disease is stealthy in more ways than one. Glaucoma has been known since 300 BC
Eye color fully matures in infancy and remains the same for life. But in a small percentage of adults, eye color can naturally become either noticeably darker or lighter with age. What determines eye color is the pigment melanin
Patients with basal cell carcinomas most commonly notice a reddish nodule slowly forming on their eyelid. The tumor is most commonly found on the lower eyelid, followed by the medial canthus and may sometimes occur on the upper eyelid.
Corneal abrasion is a scratch to the surface of the cornea of the eye. Symptoms may include pain, redness, light sensitivity, and a foreign body feeling in the eye. Most people recover completely within three to five days.
Stimulating Tear Production by Neurostimulation: Dry eye disease (DED) affects about one-third of the population. Traditional therapies with topical lubricants, have been employed with variable success in the treatment of DED. iTEAR100 is a game changer.
If you have Eye Pain, Seek Help right away. Nearly everyone has had sore eyes at some point. Sometimes they get better on their own, but they can also be a sign of something more serious.
See your Eye Doctor, OD/MD?DO or go to the nearest Urgent Care/ER.
Autoimmune diseases develop when the auto-reactive B lymphocytes (autoantibodies) and T lymphocytes described cause a pathological and/or functional damage to the organ/tissue containing the target autoantigen(s)
An optical illusion is something that plays tricks on vision. Optical illusions teach us how our eyes and brain work together to see. We live in a 3D world, so the brain gets clues about depth, shading, lighting, and position to help interpret the World
Eyelid ptosis, AKA blepharoptosis, is a droop in the upper eyelid.
The droop can occur on one or both eyelids and ranges from mild to severe.
Mild ptosis may not be noticeable nor may cause any vision problems. Severe ptosis can obstruct the vision
Researchers recently investigated how night-day variations in light intensity affected metabolism in people with insulin resistance.
Metabolism was lower during sleep in those exposed to dim light during the day and bright light in the evening.
Kidney stones generally occur in individuals who do not have adequate access to drinking water or who are frequently dehydrated. There may be some ocular manifestations such as Eyelid edema, Conjunctival pallor and Degenerative
changes as well.
How can blue light affect sleep?
During the day blue enriched light is necessary, because it helps synchronize our circadian clocks to a 24-hour day. Hence, exposure to a regular light and dark cycle is essential to achieve and maintain good sleep.
Psoriatic arthritis(PsA) is a long-term inflammatory arthritis that occurs in people affected by the autoimmune disease psoriasis. The classic feature of psoriatic arthritis is swelling of entire fingers and toes with a sausage like appearance.
What is Blepharospasm?
Eye twitching, Benign Essential blepharospasm and Hemifacial Spasm are terms often used to refer to any of three separate conditions. Each type of twitch or spasm has a different cause.
Postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome (POTS) is a blood circulation disorder characterized by two factors:
A specific group of symptoms that frequently occur when standing upright
A heart rate increase from horizontal to standing
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Chloroquine (CQ) and Hydroxychloroquine (Plaquenil) (HCQ) have been used for many years, initially for the treatment of malaria but now more commonly for the treatment of inflammatory diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis and lupus .
To keep your eyes healthy and to maintain your vision, the American Optometric Association (AOA) recommends a comprehensive eye exam annually for adults ages 18 to 60, and semi-annual exams for people age 61 and older.
A swollen eyelid can have a variety of causes, some more serious than others. Depending on the cause, you may be able to treat eyelid swelling at home. However, in some cases, it is important to contact a doctor or ER for a swollen eye
View Open Your Eyes Documentary and learn how Optometric Physicians can now see 300 systemic diseases in the Eye, and to understand the important role of Optometry in Medicine. Some of the Common systemic diseases are Diabetes, Hypertension and Arthritis.