It’s never a Good Idea to Ignore Your Eye Health – Here’s Why!

The eye is one of the most beautiful gifts of nature. It is so complex and intricate that one can’t understand its importance unless they research it. It is through our eyes that we can see the ever-pleasing sunsets, mesmerizing scenes, the beautiful creations and whatnot. But in order to make the most of this, the eyes have to be protected and taken care of at all costs.

 In this article, we will be looking at some of the most common disorders that can damage our eyes.

 

 

  • Impaired Vision – A High Possibility

 

Nobody wants an impaired vision’

Impaired vision is one of the most common disorders of eyes. If a person is constantly complaining of a boggled vision, it should not be taken lightly. Appointments should be scheduled with the eye specialist so that the treatment can be provided as soon as possible.

 

  1. Dry Eyes

‘Dry eyes – a definite NO NO!’

By neglecting eye health, a condition called ‘dry eyes’ can develop. This usually happens in cases when the eye is unable to form tears. Patient of Dry Eyes also complaints about burning and stinging in the eyes. For diagnosis, consult an eye specialist and follow the advised treatment regimen strictly.

 

  1. Glaucoma

‘One of the most commonly occurring eye problems’

 Glaucoma is basically the ‘disease of the optic nerve,’ which if not treated properly can lead to vision loss and subsequently total blindness. Glaucoma patients of such conditions usually show symptoms of impaired and blurry vision. For immediate diagnosis and to prevent further complications, consult an eye specialist and get a complete eye check-up.

 

  1. Cataracts – A Serious Condition

‘Clouding of lens is called as cataract’

 Cataracts can also occur if we do not keep our eye health to the optimum. One of the most common eye problems, Cataracts can be treated if diagnosed at early stage. People with cataracts initially lose a slight field of vision. However, as the disease progresses, the patient may experience night blindness, tingling of the eyes, inflammation and other related signs and symptoms. And, if the symptoms persist, the person should be taken to an eye specialist for immediate treatment.

 

  1. Eye Infection

‘When microorganisms invade your eye or the surrounding area, they can cause bacterial, fungal or viral infections.’

 Watery eyes, redness, itching, and eye discharge are common signs of an eye infection. Eye infections can lead to social embarrassments as well. Imagine, going for an interview and you have an eye infection, how would that make the interviewer feel? The best way to avoid these embarrassing scenarios is to take care of your eye in your daily routine life. In case you are experiencing an eye infection, consult an eye specialist immediately.

 

  1. Macular Degeneration

‘Macular degeneration – the word itself sounds scary, right?’

 

It usually occurs because of a defect in the centerline of sight or vision. It can affect your ability to read, watch television and even recognize faces. Although the disease is age-related, proper regular care can reduce the chances of developing this particular condition.