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At one time or another almost all of us has experienced red, itchy, runny or sticky eyes and have wondered whether it’s a symptom of allergies or dry eyes or a more serious condition, such as an eye infection. new balance avis louboutin chaussures To help you be a more knowledgeable participant in your care we have provided some useful facts and information.

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About Allergies & Dry Eyes

Symptoms of Allergies or Dry Eyes

  • If you work at a computer for an extended time or have allergies to products or airborne substances, you may experience dry, red or irritated eyes.
  • Generally allergies and dry eyes affects both eyes.
  • Treatment options usually include resting your eyes or using an over-the-counter or prescription eye drops, as recommended by your eye doctor.

About Eye Infections

Symptoms of Eye Infections

  • Frequently occurs when bacteria, fungi or viruses attack any part of your eye, including the surface, membrane lining of the outer eye and inner eyelid, interior portions or the soft tissue of the eyelid.
  • Infections inside the eye or in the soft tissue of the eyelid are the most dangerous and if left untreated, the condition may spread throughout the eye.
  • Symptoms usually include redness, pain, discharge, watering and sensitivity to light; usually occurs only in one eye; if symptoms are detected, immediately contact your eye doctor for an evaluation

Types of Eye Infections

  • Pink Eye (Conjunctivitis)-A common infection that is highly contagious.
  • Viral Keratitis-Can be simply related to a respiratory virus or cold or more serious such as Ocular Herpes that occurs when exposed to the Herpes Simplex Virus.
  • Fungal Keratitis-A fungus commonly found in organic matter such as soil, leaves or branches of a tree.
  • Acanthamoeba Keratitis-A parasite that attacks the eye more often in individuals wearing contact lenses and swimming in pools, lakes, ponds, hot tubs or streams who are at increased risk for contracting this infection.
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  • Endophthalmitis-Occurs with a penetrating eye injury or complication following eye surgery and if left untreated, may lead to blindness.

Preventing Eye Infections

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Being aware of some important eye injury facts and myths can go a long way to helping you preserve your eye health and vision. 2018 nike air max The #1 fact you should know about eye injuries is that by wearing proper protective eyewear it is possible to prevent 90 percent of those injuries! What is troubling is that according to a survey by the American Academy of Ophthalmology, only 35 percent of people say that they always wear protective eyewear when performing home repairs or maintenance and even less wear protective eyewear while playing sports.

Eye Injury Facts & Myths

  • Who is more likely to have an eye injury-men or women? Men!
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What does obesity have to do with age related macular degeneration (AMD) you ask?

It is well known that being overweight is related to a number of overall health problems such as diabetes, high blood pressure, orthopedic problems, heart disease and even cancer. asics gel lyte iii Having extra pounds (particularly around the abdomen) is just bad for your health. bottes timberland ugg australia discount A lesser known fact is that obesity can increase one’s risk of vision loss from conditions such as macular degeneration.

Certain controllable factors can contribute to vision loss. adidas pas cher bottes timberland These include smoking, high blood pressure and diets high in fat. asics whizzer bottes timberland When these risk factors are combined with obesity, can increase the risk of macular degeneration significantly. nike air max thea soldes new balance avis In fact, two Israeli ophthalmologists reviewed more than twenty studies involving thousands of patients across the world to determine the connection between weight and eye health. nike air huarache Their study found a consistent link between obesity and the occurrence of eye disease.

Their review and analysis found that:

  • Obese patients were more than twice as likely to lose more vision than those with normal BMI’s.
  • The bigger a person’s waist, the higher their risk of vision loss.
  • Eye diseases such as age-related macular degeneration are more likely to progress more quickly in obese individuals.
  • Exercising at least three times a week cut the risk of AMD getting worse by 25%.

In fact, another study known as the Beaver Dam Eye Study looked at the relationship between exercise and AMD and concluded that increased walking of more than 12 blocks per day decreased the incidence of wet macular degeneration by 30% over 15 years!

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Diabetic Macular Edema

Diabetic Macular Edema (DME) is a significant cause of vision loss in patients with diabetes and diabetic retinopathy. new balance femme Adidas Zx pas cher Although laser photocoagulation has been the standard treatment for DME for nearly 30 years, there is increasing evidence that better outcomes and results can be achieved with anti-Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor (anti-VEGF) injections such as Lucentis® or Eylea®.

Research on Diabetic Macular Edema Treatment with Injections

According to researchers reporting in the American Journal of Ophthalmology reviewing and publishing an analysis of studies on Diabetic Maculopathy published between January 1, 1985 and July 31, new balance baskets 2013, treatment of Diabetic Macular Edema (DME) with anti VEGF injections is superior to laser treatment. asics soldes In fact, the number of patients with DME gaining an improvement of seeing an additional 10-15 letters on the eye chart was at least 2 times greater for those patients treated with the anti-VEGF injections as compared to being treated with laser treatments. bottes timberland timberland homme Thus, nike air max 1 the researchers concluded that anti-VEGF therapy is superior to laser photocoagulation for treatment of moderate to severe visual impairment caused by DME.

If you or someone you know has diabetes and is concerned about their risk of Diabetic Macular Edema (DME) or Diabetic Retinopathy, they are best treated with injections of Lucentis® or Eylea®.

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What do calcium, osteoporosis and cataracts have to do with each other? Most people are aware that calcium plays an important role in bone health and the occurrence of osteoporosis. But, nike air presto most people are unaware that calcium is also an important factor in cataract formation and development.

Research on Calcium, Osteoporosis & Cataract Development

Researchers reporting in the journal Clinical Ophthalmology shared some interesting information regarding an association between cataracts, cataract surgery and osteoporosis.

 

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The researchers evaluated the association between osteoporosis and cataracts.

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Research on Eye Movements & Early Detection of Alzheimer’s Disease

Researchers reporting in Investigative Ophthalmology & Vision Science noted that a subtle change in eye movements may provide a useful diagnostic tool for the early diagnosis of Alzheimer’s Disease. Fjällräven Kanken Rucksack asics france During the typical reading process, eye movements follow a reproducible and consistent with each eye movement ending up at a fixation point, which allows the brain to process the incoming information and to program the next set of movements. cheap bns gold cheap ffxiv Items The researchers found that Alzheimer’s Disease (AD) produces eye movement abnormalities and disturbances in reading with those patients with early AD displaying abnormal fixation patterns. bottes ugg pas cher ugg prix france This is now being further investigated so that evaluation of eye movement behavior during reading might provide a useful tool for a more precise early diagnosis of AD and for monitoring the progress or stability of Alzheimer’s Disease.

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Research on Dry Eye Help with Diet Supplements

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If you or someone you know has questions about dry eyes or needs help with dry eyes or needs to schedule an appointment, please call The Eye Clinic of Texas, an affiliate of Houston Eye Associates, at 800-423-3937, visit The Eye Clinic of Texas, Google+ or facebook.com/ecot.lasik.

The Eye Clinic of Texas is an affiliate of Houston Eye Associates, the largest ophthalmology clinic in the nation.