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How does vitamin A improve night vision?

Oftentimes we are told about the benefits of consuming all the different vitamins, but do you know exactly what each vitamin is good for?   Vitamin A plays not only an important role in bone growth and the immune system, but also in maintaining our vision. Vitamin A helps decrease the chances of getting eye […]

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Swimming this summer? What you need to know about eye protection…

Stay Safe This Summer Summer’s in, and we planned out all the summer sports and activities to cross off our list. We all take extra care in applying sunscreen to our skin to enjoy the summer without cringing from sunburn, but do we all show the same care for our eyes?   Here are four […]

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Why is Keratoconus so common in the UAE?

Keratoconus is one of those medical condition that we do not often hear about. However, with this little awareness for this ophthalmological illness, there are more likely to be cases that have gone unreported, and people do not even know they have the disease or the different treatments available.   Keratoconus is an ophthalmological illness […]

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What is Keratoconus?

The eye is a vital part of our body and daily activity. It is also sensitive, such that abnormalities to some of its parts can disrupt its usual function at its prime. Engaging in simple tasks we take for granted such as driving or reading a book suddenly has never been so difficult for people […]

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What is Dry Eye Syndrome?

Picture this: You have a hard time opening your eyes when waking up. Your eyes are burning and red; they feel dry. Your vision blurs, and you have to keep blinking to see clearly. Sometimes, your eyes become watery from the irritation.   If you can relate to the situation above, you are most likely […]

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How Is Keratoconus Diagnosed and What Causes It?

  Eye check It is generally difficult to diagnose keratoconus, especially in the early parts of the disease, as the symptoms are also similar to other eye issues. A visit to the ophthalmologist or optometrist is in order if you find your vision getting worse at a rapid pace. This might be due to an […]

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Symptoms Of Keratoconus

Most common symptoms of Keratoconus As with any problem, visit the doctor if you notice your vision going awry, such as when you struggle to see objects further away or when your eyes become more sensitive to bright light over time. If you observe several of the symptoms listed below typically experienced by those with […]

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What To Do When You Get Diagnosed With Keratoconus?

So you’ve just been diagnosed with keratoconus, a degenerative eye disorder which changes the shape of your cornea to that of a cone – this explains the vision problems you’ve been experiencing. But now what? Keratoconus is a progressive disease, meaning it will continue to worsen unless you get treatment to slow or halt its […]

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How Does Keratoconus Affect The Eye?

Ever wondered why your vision has become blurry lately or why you’ve started to see streaks of light in your field of vision? Keratoconus might just be the culprit behind this drop in visual acuity. But how exactly does this condition affect your eyes and vision? Eye on keratoconus The cornea is the clear outer […]

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Your Eyes and Epilepsy

What is epilepsy? It is a chronic neurological disorder which can hit anyone of any age. Epilepsy is marked by repeated, unpredictable seizures and can lead to other health issues. One is given an epilepsy diagnosis when he has seizures that are not due to known medical conditions such as alcohol withdrawal, or low blood […]

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