Do you know that January is Glaucoma Awareness month? Glaucoma is also called “sneak thief of sight”. This eye disease covers a wide range of people, doesn’t have any signs before the onset of it, and cannot be cured. In this read, two main types of glaucoma will be introduced. And at the end of the article, you will know where to get more resources about glaucoma.
Stem cell therapy is an exceptional intervention that can help patients avoid the alternative and risks of retinal surgery-- it helps create new retinal pigment cells that help low-vision individuals restore their vision and prevent potential blindness. The article will discuss how stem cells are preferred over high-tech solutions to help the visually impaired integrate into a sighted world.
We usually take our human sight for granted. However, some diseases affect our eyesight and it's important to know about them. A cataract is one such disease. Cataracts will lead to blurred vision and eventually, you may experience blindness. Cataract surgery can rectify the situation. In this article, we will chat briefly about cataracts and 6 key things you should know about cataract surgery.
According to Cleaveland Correction Eye Center, age-related muscular degeneration (AMD) does not cause complete blindness in the patient. However, studies show that AMD causes patients to lose central vision, making it harder to see faces read, and even perform close-up tasks such as cooking and fixing stuff around the house.
Retinal detachment disrupts the retina's normal function, leading to low vision and sometimes causing blindness The appropriate recommendation would be to undergo retinal detachment surgery. Retinal detachment surgery has a high success rate in restoring an individual's vision and helps prevent further retina detachment.