Healthday – Eye Care Vision

Vision for pediatric eye care in O.C. getting clearer

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Sleep Apnea May Be Linked to Glaucoma, Study Says Posted 12:00 PM 8/16/2013 by Robert Preidt FRIDAY, Aug. 16 (HealthDay News) — People with sleep apnea are at increased risk for glaucoma and should be screened for the eye disease, a new study suggests. Researchers examined the medical records of more than 1,000 people 40 and older who were diagnosed with sleep apnea between 2001 (More) 8/15/2013 Eye Study Results May Offer New Therapy for Some Vision Loss Posted 12:00 PM 8/15/2013 by Robert Preidt THURSDAY, Aug. 15 (HealthDay News) — The system that controls eye movements in humans is highly adaptable and can make changes within a few hours when something interferes with a person’s ability to see, according to a new study.
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Dr. Bharti says, “One should not read in low light but should read in a good light. Watching TV lying down and in a dark room should be avoided.” “Most common mistake which people make is splashing water in their eyes without knowing the cleanliness of that water. This is the most common cause of infections,” explains the doctor. But he also gives you another option. If you have to splash water in your eyes, “The nature has provided a system where the eyes are cleaned by itself so we don’t need to clean it by washing it.
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Vision eye care: How to improve vision

Halos may appear during the progression of glaucoma, a disease caused by damage to optic nerve, as well as in diseases that affect the cornea (the clear, round dome that covers the iris and pupil). Vision change: Shadow or curtain across vision “I see a shadow or dark curtain moving across my vision.” If you feel as though a curtain or shadow is being pulled over your field of vision, you may be experiencing a detached or torn retina. The retina lines the back of your eye and may be damaged over time as we age or by swelling or nearsightedness. In addition to the curtain or shadow effect, a torn or detached retina may also cause floaters and flashes and a sudden decrease in vision. Vision change: Tunnel vision “I have tunnel vision.” Has it ever felt as though you were losing your peripheral (side) vision? This feeling of “tunnel vision” may be caused when there is damage to the optic nerve, such as in glaucoma. Tunnel vision can also be a symptom of the visual “aura” that precedes some migraines, as well as a sign of the progression of the inherited eye disorder retinitis pigmentosa.
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Vision changes

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