Category Archives: Eyesight Problems

Did you know that diabetic retinopathy, DR, is the top reason behind new cases of blindness among American adults aged 20 – 74 years? Not to mention that it affects a total of approximately 285 million people around the world. One of the best ways to make sure you don’t end up being a victim […]


Retinitis Pigmentosa, RP, is an eye condition first identified and named in 1857 by a doctor named Dr. Donders. In fact, the name doesn’t represent a single entity. It refers collectively to a whole group of inherited eye diseases caused by gene mutations, which affect the central most region of the eye, the retina. Vision […]


More people around the world experience vision loss due to some form of optic nerve damage, than any other eye disease.  Your eyesight may have started to deteriorate and you might not find out until it is too late. Vision lost due to optic nerve damage cannot be recovered, it may be stopped, but it […]


What is Stargardt Disease? Stargardt disease is a type of macular degeneration that affects infants and children – a rare inherited degenerative disorder of retina (the lining comprised of the light sensitive tissues at the back of the eye). Vision loss due to this disease typically takes place through the childhood or adolescence, though it […]


Our eyes are one of the most sensitive parts of our body and yet the most neglected at getting the proper care. We could be doing things that would have drastic repercussions on our eye health. Losing eyesight can be one of the most traumatic experiences anyone can go through. As sensitive as our eyes […]


Most of you might already be aware of the function and significance of optic nerve. It serves as the expressway connecting your eyes to your brain and glaucoma is an eye condition, which damages this optic nerve. One of the major reasons behind glaucoma is the fluid retention in front part of the eye, as […]


Living with Retinitis Pigmentosa or any other low vision condition is not easy. Your life is a constant struggle of adjusting to new changes. But isn’t that what life is? You wake up knowing nothing of what’s going to happen that day. Still, does one refuse to go about their day? Never. What ever low […]


Vision loss is a global phenomenon, quite a serious one, and so is the diabetes. Imagine the recipe of disaster that can be brewed when the two of these are combined. Well, diabetic retinopathy is exactly that, diabetes and vision loss combined together, affecting around 285 million people globally. Talking of the diabetic retinopathy in […]


Chances are that if you are here looking for the difference between dry and wet forms of age related macular degeneration, you are already aware of AMD to a certain level. However, a quick recap will only help improve your overall understanding of this degenerative eye disease. What is Macular Degeneration? Macular degeneration is a […]

Cataract surgery is one of the most common and successful ocular procedures being performed nowadays. Most people receiving surgical treatment for cataracts enjoy an improved vision without much of long-term issues afterwards. So, while a significant majority of people make the most of cataract surgery recovery, just like any other surgical procedure, cataract surgery complications […]