What is Blepharitis ?

Inflammation or infection of the lid margin is a very common condition. Individuals who may have oily skin are especially prone to this condition, as are children since their hand hygiene cannot always be monitored. Lid margins have lashes which are associated with oil glands. These oil glands produce a special kind of oil important…

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Entropion or Malposition of Eyelid

Entropion is the condition in which the lower or upper lid margin may turn inwards, resulting in eyelashes brushing against the inside of the eye and irritating the cornea. This may cause pain, watering, redness, photophobia, infection, and in long-standing severe cases the infection may lead to ulcer and perforation (hole in the eye). There…

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Excessive watering from the eyes.

There can be a number of causes of watering from the eye. Medical conditions causing excessive watering are most common, like eye infection or allergies. However, there are certain conditions that are rarer which may require careful examination and investigation.Normal tears produced are drained down from a duct  that leads from the eye to the nose. This…

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Eyelid bags

A universal periocular problem seen in the elderly is loose skin or eye bags above or below the eye-lids. This is the sagging of loose skin, which results due to repeated injury and aging which may further be exacerbated if the fat deposits that are naturally around the eye begin to protrude or herniate or bulge…

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Misalignment of eyes, strabismus or squint.

Squint  or Strabismus (in-turned/out-turned eye) is a common problem. This may be seen in children and adults. In an adult who develops squint, it is important to rule out any neurological or vascular (diabetes, hypertension) cause. Your doctor will evaluate you and help arrive at the right diagnosis for you.For any squint, both in adults and…

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Ptosis or Droopy Eyelids

Ptosis means drooping of one or both the eyelids. A patient may have droopy eyelids since birth or may develop this condition later in life, depending on the cause.Ptosis or drooping lids may pose a visual problem if the lid comes far down enough to affect the central part of vision and obstruct the visual…

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Cataract and Cataract Surgery In Children & Adults

One of the leading causes of preventable blindness worldwide is cataract or gradual change in the clarity of the natural lens inside the eye. Contrary to general belief, cataract or lens opacity may develop at any stage in life even in children. Children can be born with cataracts or develop them in their early years…

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Eye Strain

One of the most common eye symptoms experienced by children and adults alike, is eye strain. Eye strain encompasses pain in and around the eye, headache or even shoulder pain. An individual may experience excessive watering of eyes or feel the need to frequently rub the eyes to relieve discomfort. This happens when you subconsciously try to…

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What Should You Expect As Part Of A Good Eye Exam?

A comprehensive eye examination by a qualified eye specialist is a necessary component of taking care of your eyes. In a comprehensive eye examination not only is your eye sight checked but a expert examination is carried out paying attention to each layer and structure within the human eye. When needed additional diagnostic tests can…

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Macular Degeneration Treatment in Karachi

The macula is the part of the retina responsible for central vision, i.e. the vision required for detailed frontal focus, for activities such as reading, driving, watching TV and face recognition. Macular Degeneration is a progressive atrophy of the layers of this central part of the retina. Though often referred to as Age-Related Macular Degeneration…

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