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In a recent scientific report published by nature.com, which considered the “impact of ‘natural blind spot location’ on perimetry“, The natural blind spot location (NBSL) represents an absolute scotoma in the visual field (VF) induced by the area of the optic disc on the retina, which lacks the light detecting cells. NBSL is routinely measured

Acute loss of vision associated with pain may be due to infection (corneal ulcer, endophthalmitis); Inflammations (Iritis, optic neuritis); or acute glaucoma. Corneal Ulcer: An infection of the cornea presenting with pain, redness and cloudiness of the cornea. This may follow contact lens related injury, scratches of the cornea by a fingernail, by a branch

Field of Vision is the Gold standard for diagnosis of Glaucoma. Glaucoma is associated with arcuate defects involving the superior and inferior quadrants or at times double arcuate scotoma*. Involvement of the Macula usually indicates a severe form of Glaucoma. Repeated fields are used to monitor the progression of Glaucoma. An arcuate scotoma typically follows

Headaches in children

Thursday, 25 May 2017 by

Why do children get headaches? Headaches in children are common and usually not serious. Causes include migraines, stress and tension headaches, trauma, sinus disease, and eye problems. Brain tumours in children as a cause for headaches are extremely rare, and are usually associated with additional neurologic symptoms such as dizziness, weakness of the arms or

How to put Eyedrops ?

Tuesday, 18 October 2016 by

How to put Eyedrops ? Prescription eye drops for glaucoma help maintain the pressure in your eye at a healthy level and are an important part of the treatment routine for many people. Always check with our medical team if you are having difficulty. Remember: Follow our prescription orders properly. Tell us if you are

TREATMENT OF GLAUCOMA

Friday, 30 September 2016 by

Once diagnosed with glaucoma, various Modalities of treatment are available for treatment. The main aim of treatment is reduction of intraocular pressure(IOP). The treating doctor decides what IOP is best suited for a particular patient. The clinician then starts eye drops to reduce the pressure. Once the IOP reaches a permissible limit the therapy is

POST TRAUMATIC GLAUCOMA

Tuesday, 20 September 2016 by

A blunt trauma to the eye especially with a cricket ball (rather than a football) can be the cause of unilateral glaucoma. The patient usually presents with blurring of vision and pain with tearing following a blunt trauma, either with a ball or with a fist in the affected eye. The vision is usually decreased

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