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When should one consider visiting an Ophthalmologist?
If you experience any physical changes to your eyes, pain, or irritation, you should immediately visit an ophthalmologist
It is recommended to have an annual eye checkup that can allow your doctor to detect any eye problems before symptoms show up
How often should one go for eye examination?
Children - At birth, at ages of 6 months and 3 years, and before entering into school
For healthy adults, at least one check-up in a year is recommended. For adults with diseases like diabetes that can affect vision, more regular check-ups are recommended.
What are some common Eye problems?
Blurry vision, spots, glare at night, flashing lights are some of the common eye complaints. Visit Ayu Health Laser Eye Center if you notice any changes in your vision
How to deal with Computer Eye Strain?
While one should consult with a specialist in case of excessive strain, a few simple changes to your workspace can improve and prevent eye problems
Reduce the lighting effect on your computer screen
Keep monitor about 20-28 inches away from your face
Look away from the screen every 20 mins for about 20 seconds
Why is Lasik considered better than a contact lens?
Contact lenses, if not used properly can damage eyes or be the cause for problems such as redness, itchy, sore, dry eyes or allergies.
Benefits of LASIK:
Night vision - Undergoing LASIK surgery can gain the ability to see adequately in middle of the night
Easier travelling - Can avoid packing cleaning fluid, rewetting eye drops, spare contact lenses and cases which consume space in your luggage.
Better vision - It is discovered that the vision improves after LASIK than it was before using glasses or contact lenses
Financial benefits - At first it may appear to you that LASIK is quite costly but, when all costs are factored in, LASIK is a more affordable solution to correct your vision issues for the long term.
What are the tips to have healthy eyes?
Get a thorough eye test regularly
Live a healthy lifestyle - drink lot of water, exercise, sufficient rest, keep a check on blood sugar levelsand avoid smoking
Wear shades when you are outside
Know your family ancestry eye issues
Use defensive eyewear - while playing, doing yard work etc
How do I find a good hospital for my eye problems?
For any eye-related problems, one should look for a centre that offers the full width of treatments. That ensures that the specialists can match the patient with the most optimal treatment and avoid any force-fitting. NABH accreditation is usually a good indicator of the quality of the hospital.
Ayu Health Eye Hospitals are equipped with the latest technology. Further, Ayu Health offers patients the advantage of meeting multiple specialists across the network before deciding on a treatment.
What is Glaucoma?
Glaucoma is a condition that causes harm to your eye’s optic nerve and deterioration over time. It’s frequently connected to a pressure of weight inside your eye. Glaucoma is inherited and in general may not appear until some other time throughout entire life.
How is Glaucoma treated?
Eye drops - These either lower the creation of fluid in your eye or increase its flow out, lowering eye pressure.
Oral medication - Doctor might prescribe medication to take by mouth to improve slow the creation of fluid in the eye
Laser surgery - Type of the laser surgery depends on the type of glaucoma one has.
Trabeculoplasty. This opens the drainage area.
Iridotomy. This makes a tiny hole in your iris to let fluid flow more freely.
Cyclophotocoagulation. This treats areas of the middle layer of your eye to lower fluid production.
Microsurgery - This procedure includes creating a channel to drain the fluid or implant a tube to drain the fluid to ease the eye pressure
Ophthalmology is a well-defined medical specialty that provides comprehensive diagnoses and treatments related to the visual pathways of the eyes. Ophthalmologists undergo fellowship training in sub-specialities, such as cornea, retina, glaucoma, neuro-ophthalmology, etc.
TOur hospitals provide painless and bladeless cataracts, LASIK procedures etc. We follow all the new-age technologies to ensure a high success rate even for complex cases of eye problems. At Ayu Health Hospitals, we provide diabetes eye care, glaucoma treatment, retina treatment, squint surgery, digital eye strain and dry eyes, ICL surgery, and paediatric eye care facilities.
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