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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What is Uveitis?

Uveitis is inflammation of the pigmented layer of the eye called the uvea. The uvea contains many blood vessels providing nourishment to the eye. Uveitis is a very serious condition that can cause serious damage to vital eye tissue that can lead to permanent vision loss. Uveitis can occur at any age and happens suddenly.…

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What is Keratoconus?

Keratoconus is a non-inflammatory eye condition in which the dome-shaped window at the front of the eye (cornea) progressively thins and develops into a thin cone like bulge. The irregular shape of the cornea brings light rays out of focus causing blurry or distorted vision. The exact cause of Keratoconus is yet unknown however it…

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What is a Macular Hole?

What is a Macular Hole? The macula is part of the back of the eye (retina) responsible for central vision. A macular hole simply refers to a tear or opening in the macula. A hole in the macula can cause vision to be distorted, wavy or out of focus. As the hole grows bigger, the…

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What is a Chalazion and Stye?

Chalazions and styes are benign growths inside or on the eyelids. A stye (hordeolum) is a very common abscess on the eyelid and is an infection at the root of the eyelashes. These are normally small, red painful lumps that grow from the base of your eyelash. Most styes are caused due to a bacterial…

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Can Herpes affect the eye?

The Herpes virus falls into two categories Herpes Keratitis is a viral infection of the eye caused by the Herpes Simplex Virus (HSV). HSV has two types. • TYPE I: HSV- I is the most common and primarily affects the facial area, causing the familiar cold sores and fever blisters • TYPE II: HSV-II is…

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