Astigmatism: causes of the disease, symptoms, treatment and prevention

Astigmatism is a pathological change in vision in which the light beam is incorrectly focused on the retina of the eye. In normal condition, the cornea and lens have a spherical rounded shape. A ray of light passing through them gathers on the retina at one point. With astigmatism, the sphericity is broken, has different Continue reading

Common misconceptions about contact lenses

For many people, contact lenses are preferable to glasses. Before changing the devices for vision correction, women and men are looking for information about the features of their wearing, cleansing, and care. And they inevitably encounter statements that, upon closer examination, turn out to be misconceptions. Let’s consider the most common of them. It is Continue reading

Myopia: causes, methods of treatment and prevention

The scientific name of myopia — myopia comes from the Greek word “myops” — “squint”, as people with this pathology are forced to narrow their eyelids to look at something far away. According to statistics, more than a third of the world’s population suffers from myopia. If the degree of visual disorder is small, many Continue reading

Blepharitis. Causes and treatment

The concept of “blepharitis” unites a large group of diseases of the edge of the eyelids of different etiologies. According to some authors, this pathology affects about 20% of the total number of patients with eye pathology. Blepharitis is a bilateral inflammation of the edges of the eyelids, usually having a chronic course. The pathological Continue reading

Effective tips on how to keep your eyes healthy

Standard recommendations of professional optometrists help to preserve vision. Doctors distinguish two large groups of importance, the fulfillment of the requirements of which will be able to reduce the threat to eye health. General recommendations Every day, the organs of vision experience serious stress. The lack of basic hygiene leads to its gradual decrease, the Continue reading