EyeHealth Articles

Pterygium Questions and Answers: Signs, Prevention, Treatment Methods

By: Jacksoneye
November 17th, 2015

If you are noticing an unusual reddish foreign body developing gradually around your eyes, particularly over your cornea, then, most likely this abnormal tissue is a pterygium. Still a bit unfamiliar about what it is? Well, it’s about time you find out answers to questions about Pterygium: the signs to check if you have it or not and the different eye surgery procedures that any eye specialist could recommend. What is Pterygium? Pterygium is the abnormal growth of a benign tissue, normally in the form of a reddish triangular or […]

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Dry Eye Syndrome (DES). Symjptoms, Causes and Treatment

By: Jacksoneye
November 17th, 2015

A dry eye syndrome is often associated to the lack of moisture on the surface of the eyes. It is referred under the medical term as “keratitis sicca” which means a reduction of quantity tears being produced by the eyes, resulting in a drying effect. Dry eye syndrome symptoms Here are the usual symptoms shared by patients diagnosed with dry eyes: Excessive dryness usually affecting the cornea and conjunctiva. Redness. Foreign body sensation (the feeling of something inside the eye). Itchiness. Excessive tearing. Burning. Blurred vision or vision fluctuation. The […]

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Eye Surgery Center. 3 Tips How to Select the Best

By: Jacksoneye
November 17th, 2015

We put greater value to our eyesight because it plays a major role in our lives for mobility and pure enjoyment of being able to see everyday the beauty of our surroundings. But, there are instances that our overall vision will deteriorate, due to certain illnesses or part of the aging process and it is essential to follow certain criteria in finding the best eye surgery center that can provide us eye specialists and advanced facilities for the treatments of our eye problems. 3 Vital Tips that You Can Use […]

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PRK Eye Surgery – Discover The Wonderful Benefits

By: Jacksoneye
November 17th, 2015

Depending on one’s overall health condition and lifestyle, PRK eye surgery is considered a preferred option for patients with thinner corneas. How is the PRK eye surgery performed? Prior to the surgical procedure, the patient undergoes a thorough eye examination, so that the eye specialist can create an appropriate visual correction plan suited for the patient’s special needs. If the doctor’s final diagnosis suggests a PRK treatment as the favorable solution, then, you will be scheduled for the surgery that normally takes 10-15 minutes. During the laser treatment, the surgeon […]

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Dry Eye Doctor: the Perfect Partner for Treatment of Dry Eye Problem

By: Jacksoneye
November 17th, 2015

Finding the right specialist who will treat your dry eye problem can be tough, especially if you have already been examined by other eye doctors. It is really important to seek professional help with a dry eye doctor who has relevant experiences in treating this  condition. With many practicing medical experts proclaiming they are good in this area, how can you detect if your potential doctor of optometry is the right one for you? Here are simple steps that you can follow on how to find a perfect partner, a […]

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Cataract Eye Surgery – the Ultimate Guide

By: Jacksoneye
November 17th, 2015

The best medical approach to remove any cataract is through eye surgery. This surgery procedure is generally done in a specialized medical eye clinic, regular hospital or any outpatient ambulatory surgery clinic. 3 acceptable standards of cataract eye surgery performed by an eye specialist Phacoemulsification This is the most common procedure where the entire operation could last up to 15-20 minutes with minimal usage of sedation by your eye surgeon. The surgeon makes use of an operating microscope and creates a small incision near the cornea on the surface of […]

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Cataract Risk Factors, Types, and Signs

By: Jacksoneye
November 17th, 2015

Among the various types of eye disorders that can cause problems to one’s normal vision is the cataract. “What are cataract risk factors?” could be one big question that needs a factual answer for anyone who has no medical background. The term cataract was derived from the Greek word “cataractos” meaning running water. This eyesight problem is compared to running water that flows continuously and changes its clarity from medium to white, then to cloudy. Same concept is applied to one’s eye condition when diagnosed with this refractive problem, the […]

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4 Main Components Affecting a Cataract Surgery Cost

By: Jacksoneye
November 17th, 2015

It has been proven that the only corrective solution to completely eradicate a cataract development from causing further damage to the eye is a cataract surgery. But, what prevents a patient from undergoing this surgical procedure, the cataract surgery cost? This may be a ruling factor, especially if the concerned individual doesn’t have enough funds to cover the entire operation. So, before you start doing your own computations, here are 4 main components that would generally dictate the final cost of your impending eye surgery. First, the expertise level of […]

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A General View of Pterygium Surgery

By: Jacksoneye
November 17th, 2015

Pterygium is the abnormal growth of a benign tissue that can cover the white part of the eyes leading to discomfort and worst could be blurred vision as its growth expands, thus, the need for a Pterygium surgery is highly recommended by an eye care specialist. The following are some of the usual causes of Pterygium syndrome: Prolonged exposure under the harmful rays of the sun. People whose activities are mostly done outdoor like the farmers, fishermen and other water related sports hobbies (boating). External factors that we face everyday […]

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Lasik Eye Surgery Frequently Asked Questions and Answers

By: Jacksoneye
November 17th, 2015

To all patients who are about to undergo a Lasik treatment, but are still unsure, whether this is the right procedure for their eyesight problem or provide the most satisfying visual improvement, here are some Lasik eye surgery frequently asked questions (FAQ) that you can read and get some answers. Who are the ideal candidates for a Lasik procedure? Generally people who are 18 years old and above are considered the ideal candidates for Lasik. Individuals must have a stable eye prescription for one year before undergoing a Lasik surgery. […]

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