In short, Intraocular Melanoma is when cancer cells begin to build up in the eyes tissues and although it is a rare form of cancer; it is the most common eye cancer for adults. Unfortunately, in many cases, people will overlook the symptoms and only have the disease detected at a later stage when recovery is harder. Although there are other risk factors involved, in general it is thought that general aging and exposure to the sun are two of the main reasons for the development of this melanoma - even more of a reason to ensure that you wear sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection whenever you are in the sun and encourage those around you to do the same.
You've just stepped into a new world in eyewear! This new world centers on your personal style instead of strict utility. It's like a sleek new hybrid over the Pinto of the 70's. Like a 50 inch flat screen on your wall versus the bulky old floor models. Stylish pumps to bunny slippers. Personal style now dictates your choice of eyewear. We've all seen pictures of the 1980's and years before with those giant and bulky eyeglasses they used to wear.
Since its introduction in the 1960s, trabeculectomy has been considered a modern medical miracle. It has saved millions of people from losing their sight from glaucoma, a condition that results from the blockage of the eye's normal drainage system (Schlemm's Canal). By creating an alternate outlet on the outer surface of the eyeball called a bleb, the mounting pressure from the eye's fluid (aqueous humour) is relieved.
Optometrists and ophthalmologists, how do they differ? What are the roles that they do in maintaining and correcting proper eyesight? Most people are really confused with the difference between optometrists and ophthalmologists. Are you confused, too? Read on and find out the difference between these eye doctors. In truth, both eye doctors treat vision problems that hinder people from seeing things normally.
Not a lot of people know when they need an eye exam. In fact, many people haven't even seen the insides of an optometrist's clinic or an ophthalmologists', for that matter. These people can be considered lucky. However, it is suggested to not wait 'til your luck runs out, visit an eye doctor now and find out if there is an impeding eye problem you may not know of.
With the advancement in technology, it cannot be denied that almost everyone, if not everyone, that is, faces the computer at least eight hours everyday. Because of this, it cannot be denied that we strain our eyes because of the radiation that the computer emits. With this in hand, plus the work pressure and our inactive lifestyles, our eyes are one of our body parts that are greatly affected.
Your eyes really are a mirror... to your body and its inner workings; and if you know how to decipher its codes, it can tell you exactly what is happening inside your body and whether there are any health issues to be worried about. Although this article and the ailments we will mention apply to everyone, eye glasses wearers should be extra careful about ensuring that their eyes are in good shape and should immediately consult an eye care professional should anything seem out of sorts such as pain, itchiness, bulging, loss of eyesight and so on.
Contact lenses are a first choice for nearly anyone who suffers from sight problems. However, most people tend to think of those contact lenses as a beauty product only.other than a beauty product, it is also a medical product, and needs proper care and maintenance. Too many people suffer from infections and even injuries every year because they lax to properly care for their lenses.
So, what does laser eye surgery have to do with football? Well, perhaps you've heard of Kaka, the Brazilian football superstar and FIFA World Player of the Year in 2007. He underwent laser eye surgery to correct his short sightedness and astigmatism, and has attributed the procedure to improving his vision. Laser eye surgery can be an ideal solution for athletes such as footballers, who rely on their sight to perform at the top of their game.
We have always being hearing about body exercises but not so much attention has been placed on eye exercise which can help ease tiredness and strain on the eyes as a result of stress. It may be that you have had a long and stressful day and this may be affecting your vision, by trying out some eye exercises can help improve your eyesight on the long run.