Eye Care

  1. Patients’ Perceptions of COVID-19: Too Risky For Seamless Eye Care

    Patients’ Perceptions of COVID-19: Too Risky For Seamless Eye Care

    COVID-19 pandemic has significantly reduced the ability to receive timely eye care for several people. Patients fear getting contacted with the novel coronavirus which has resulted in interrupted care for those individuals who require in-person eye screenings to prevent vision loss from serious eye disorders.

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  2. Major Causes of Eye Problems

    Major Causes of Eye Problems

    In the United States, eye disorders and diseases are considered as the leading cause of blindness and low vision with the increase in age. Age-related macular degeneration, cataract, diabetic retinopathy, and glaucoma are some of the most common eye disorders. In fact, more than 4.2 million Americans aged 40 years and older are either legally blind or are with low vision, says the Center For Disease Control And Prevention.

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  3. Thyroid Eye Disease : Symptoms Of Thyroid Eye Disease

    thyroid eye disease

    Thyroid eye disease is an autoimmune condition in which the eye muscles, eyelids, tear glands, and fatty tissues become inflamed. This results in red, swollen, and uncomfortable in the eyes and eyelids, pushing the eye forward. Thyroid eye disease is also called Graves Orbitopathy or Ophthalmopathy, which is caused as a result of Graves disease. In this condition, the body's immune system attacks the tissues surrounding the eye, resulting in thyroid eye symptoms.

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