Eye care information Guide

Search our detailed eyecare guides for advice and information about caring for your sight, the choices that are available to you and the benefits of entrusting your eye health to registered professionals.

If you suffer from an eye disorder or injury, then optical treatments can significantly improve your vision and quality of life.

We have several section on eye information bellow are some snippets of information:

Angioid Streaks

Angioid streaks are broad, irregular, red to brown to grey lines which radiate from the area around the optic nerve head under the retinas of individuals with pseudoxanthoma elasticum (PXE). These streaks or striations are typically bilateral and vary in width from 50 to 100 microns, barely detectable by ophthalmoscopy, to 3-4 times the average retinal vascular width, Read More...

Blocked Tear Ducts in Babies

There are cases when the one of even both eyes of new-born babies become sticky and watery especially after sleep. Considered to be normal and quite common, this can go without the need for any treatment.Read More...

Cataracts

Cataract develops when the lens of the eyes become opaque or cloudy and starts to affect vision. The lens of the eyes should always be transparent but once cataract is developed, the lens becomes similar to ‘frosted glasses'. Cataract could blur the patient's vision or it can lead to complete blindness of the infected eye.Read More...

Far sightedness

Hyperopia, also known as far-sightedness, long-sightedness or hypermetropia, is a defect of vision caused by an imperfection in the eye (often when the eyeball is too short or when the lens cannot become round enough), causing inability to focus.Read More...

Short Sightedness (Myopia)

In order to see, the light rays that come from an object pass through one's eyes to the retina. The nerves in the retina then send impulses to the brain via the optic nerve, allowing us to “see”.Read More...

Watering Eyes

Considered to be a common problem especially in elderly individuals, watering eyes is usually caused by blocked tear ducts. If the symptoms are not severe, treatment is usually not needed. Blocked tear ducts are usually treated via surgery although there are other treatment options available depending on what the cause is.Read More...

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