5 Tips To Protect Your Eyes This Holi

The beautiful festival of colors brings joy to our lives! But unfortunately, it also brings a lot of patients to the emergency room due to eye injuries. I am sure you are all geared up for this beautiful Indian festival of colors. Of course you’ve stacked up your favorite set of color powders, and armed…

Why is follow-up so important for patients with Glaucoma?

Have you or someone you know been diagnosed with glaucoma? One of the first things that an eye doctor will tell a glaucoma patient is that they are never supposed to stop the glaucoma medications without medical advice. Sounds stressful? Don’t worry! Let me help you understand why this is important. Today is Day #7…

The correct way to instill your Glaucoma medications

The treatment of glaucoma is a lifetime commitment to instill your medications as advised, to safeguard your precious vision. The most crucial part of glaucoma treatment is understanding the correct way to use your eyedrops. Let me explain step by step. For a glaucoma patient, instilling eyedrops daily is a part of their routine. Knowing…

Glaucoma Treatment Options – Eye Drops or Surgery?

While eye medications remain the first choice for the treatment of glaucoma, surgical techniques are becoming increasingly advanced and precise. What is the best treatment option for you? Let’s discuss this in today’s post. Today is Day#5 of World Glaucoma Week. Let’s talk about the various treatment options available for glaucoma patients. What are the…

Can Children Get Glaucoma?

Glaucoma most commonly affects adults above the age of 40 years. But can it affect children as well? The answer is unfortunately, yes. Childhood glaucoma is a cause for concern as it may lead to blindness in affected children. Read today’s post about childhood glaucoma. Today is Day#4 of World Glaucoma Week. Let’s discuss childhood…

Acute Glaucoma – A Painful Blinding Condition

Most Glaucomas are painless. However, there are a few types of glaucomas that cause sudden loss of vision and severe pain in the eye, leading to an eye emergency situation. Read today’s post about how acute glaucomas manifest and how they can be treated. Today is Day # 3 of World Glaucoma Week 2022. Let’s…

Are you at risk of developing Glaucoma?

Although the exact cause of Glaucoma is unknown, studies have identified certain risk factors for glaucoma. Do you have any of these risk factors? Read along to find out! There are some factors that increase your risk of developing glaucoma. Let’s discuss them in detail 1. Age Glaucoma is most common in people over the…

Glaucoma – A Silent Thief of Vision

Glaucoma is the leading cause of irreversible blindness worldwide. In most cases, glaucoma causes painless loss of vision from the periphery leaving the central vision intact till late stages, after which complete irreversible blindness occurs. That’s why most patients with glaucoma are unaware of their condition till it is too late. World Glaucoma Week will…

This Spring, Look out for these 6 Signs of Eye Allergies!

Spring is a beautiful season! Lovely sunshine, butterflies and beautiful flowers are a sight to behold. But along with the flowers, comes pollen which causes annoying eye allergies! What are seasonal allergies? Allergies are of different types. Some are present all round the year while some the other more common type of allergy occurs only…