What are the common eye problems? How can you prevent them?

What are the common eye problems How can you prevent them

What are the common eye problems? How can you prevent them?

  • May 21, 2021


Today, we are going to discuss the most common eye problems which you can get treated at Brar eye care hospital.

So let us begin:

  • Cataract

In case you encounter foggy vision or halo lights, then you are surely suffering from cataracts. These cataracts cloud the lenses which interfere with the light that must reach the light-sensing cells through your lens.

How can you prevent cataracts?

You can prevent cataracts by following the subsequent measures:

You should make sure that the UVB and UVA light must not enter your eyes. For that, you should take considerable measures to protect your eyes with the lenses.

Do not smoke. As there have been many reported cases, in which the individual only suffers cataracts because they are habitual of smoking.

  • Diabetic Retinopathy

The retina is accountable for the transformation of the light into the signals which are to be processed by the brain. If you are a diabetic patient, then you can surely develop this problem as this condition is accountable for making your retina swell. Along with that, you may also suffer from the problem of leaking or overgrown blood vessels, intense pressure on the eyes, blurring, flashes and flatters.

How to prevent this?

You can prevent diabetic retinopathy by taking the following measures into account:

  • Visit your ophthalmologist to undergo the dilated eye exam at the latest once in a year.
  • Try to take some important measures into account for regulating your blood glucose and blood sugar.
  • Macular degeneration

When the blood vessels start growing in the macula, then it becomes difficult to carry out the activities which require concentration like driving, studying and seeing faces.

How can you prevent this?

To prevent macular degeneration, follow the subsequent tips:

  • Do not smoke as it makes your eyes weak.
  • Do not miss exercising regularly.
  • Regulate your blood pressure.
  • Control your cholesterol levels.
  • Eating green vegetables and fresh fruits can help you prevent this condition.
  • Glaucoma

There is a fluid that fills the hollow of the eyes. If this fluid becomes excessive in quantity, then the exerted pressure may damage the optic nerve of the eye.

Tip to prevent

Regular visits to the eye doctor ensure that the excess fluid is not getting filled in the space of the eye.

  • Refractive Errors

The importance of the correct shaping of the eyeball, lenses and cornea lies in the refractive capabilities. If these components of the eyes will not be shaped right, then the rays will not effectively land on your retina. If the light does not fall effectively on the retina, then vision problems may come into existence.

Following are the different kinds of refractive errors:

  • Nearsightedness
  • Farsightedness
  • Astigmatism
  • Presbyopia

An important tip for prevention

The refractive errors can only be treated if they get diagnosed at an early stage. So make sure you are relying on regular visits to the ophthalmologist.