Other vision problems
What if you get red eyes
dilation of the vessels of the conjunctiva leads to the symptom of red eye. This can be caused by infection, inflammation, allergy ... and may be accompanied by itching, crusting, grittiness ... In these situations it is advisable to contact your ophthalmologist.
What is a cataract?
Cataract is the loss of lens transparency. The lens is a transparent lens that we have behind the pupil and helps us to focus on objects clearly. For a variety of circumstances, or due to illness over the years, the lens may be losing its transparency and consequently cause a decrease in visual acuity.
What is a retinal detachment?
ocular alteration due to detachment of the retina separated from the other layers eye which impedes its function: to reflect the images. Anyone can develop a retinal detachment although some have a predisposition, such as myopic. Treatment is important to do quickly with laser or surgery.
When should examine a child?
Always make a first assessment at birth, the Anoy 3 years, unless there are symptoms (either eye turns), or that there is evidence of abnormal visual attitude (it about the objects or television), in which case should be treated immediately.
What is the treatment for keratoconus
progression to ectasia - decompensation. It can be from gas permeable contact lenses to surgery. Currently intracorneal rings are being used with good results.