Cataracts is no longer an old age condition

Cataracts is no longer an old age condition Cataracts are the most common cause of blindness in the world and is expected to account for around 20 million cases of blindness by 2020. Fortunately, cataracts are also a treatable condition. Cataract surgery is the most commonly performed surgical procedure in the world, with over 330,000 cases performed each year in England alone. Here, we’re going to explore this a little further by looking into some of the signs and causes of…

Glaucoma: the silent thief of sight

Glaucoma:The silent thief of sight It’s no surprise that the eye conditions you can physically see never fail to grab our attention. For instance, cataracts is visible as a gradual clouding of the white of the eye. Strabismus is recognised by the eyes pointing in two different directions. Uveitis is noticeable by a lump of fluid that builds up inside the eye. The thing is, there are also many eye conditions that operate in covert and often mysterious ways. Glaucoma is one of these conditions. In fact,…

How diabetes affects your eyes

How diabetes affects your eyes Many things affect your eyes that you wouldn’t necessarily expect would. The list is practically endless. The fact is, your eyes don’t exist on their own. They are part of a complex system consisting of various nerves, neurons, and organs including the brain. Thankfully, you don’t need to know how it all works in order to see.  One thing we do need to do for our eyes is manage systemic and external factors and conditions —…

Caring for ageing eyes

Caring for ageing eyes There’s some things you can’t control as you age. A declining ability to climb stairs. The fact you can’t party as hard as when you were 20. Skin that shows you’ve been on this Earth for more years than most. Such things, at least for most folks, are just a natural part of getting older that simply have to be accepted. Just like other parts of the body, your eyes are susceptible to the ageing process….

5 Natural Beauty Tips for Vibrant and Healthy Eyes

5 Natural Beauty Tips for Vibrant and Healthy Eyes We have witnessed a ton of health and beauty trends over the past few years, from Korean skincare routines, ‘virtual try-ons’ in store, to unbundling the spa and salon take-homes. And like most years, many of those trends were much stranger than they were beautifying. Smudged lipstick to achieve that ‘just-kissed’ look. Jade rollers, a jade paint-roller type tool, to ‘rejuvenate’ your face and neck. And bleached eyebrows to, well, make…

Can Laser Eye Surgery Treat the Loss Of Reading Vision? [Video]

Yes. The loss of reading vision that is evident around the age of 45 is known as presbyopia or ‘ageing eyes’. London Vision Clinic has been treating patients with presbyopia for years. In this video, Mr Carp explains how laser eye surgery can correct it so you don’t need reading glasses, varifocals or bifocals anymore……

What Can Damage Your Eyes?

Every day, we hear about things that are bad for our health but when it comes to our eyes, it is particularly serious. The lens of the eye cannot repair itself and any lost and damaged cells are never replaced; thus, we really do need to take care of them. But what is particularly damaging? …

Nothing ages you more than reading glasses

Nothing ages you more than reading glasses If you’ve ever had any anti-ageing treatments or tried something that claims to make you look younger, then you’re probably a little sceptical about anything new that hits the market and claims to be the answer to eternal youth. Pretty much everything in this category comes at some cost. Whether it be it only lasts a few weeks or months, it has several risks or unfavourable side-effects, it costs the Earth to keep…

5 Important Habits for Keeping Your Eyes Healthy

It is very important that our eyes need time to rest after working for long hours in front of the computer or a game console, watching television or reading a book. However, rest for some people could mean reading a book, watching TV or playing computer games, which still requires the eyes to be stressed and get tired….