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Your Vision Matters: Casting a Vote for Eye Health

17 May 2024

In the democratic tapestry of life, few privileges are as fundamental as the right to cast a vote. It's a cornerstone of civic duty, a voice in shaping the future. But what if I told you that your vision is as crucial as casting that ballot? This analogy holds true when we consider the importance of prioritizing eye health. Just as each vote counts, every aspect of our vision matters. Let's explore this parallel further, drawing inspiration from the commitment to excellence in eye care exemplified by Kenia Eye ...

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Celebrating Mother's Day: A Vision of Care with Kenia Eye Hospital

11 May 2024

As Mother's Day approaches, it's a time to reflect on the unwavering love, support, and care our mothers have provided throughout our lives. In the hustle and bustle of expressing gratitude, it's essential not to overlook the importance of maternal health, including eye care. This Mother's Day, let's shine a light on the significance of prioritizing our mothers'vision health and the role of advanced technology and experienced medical professionals in ensuring their well-being. At Kenia Eye Hospital, located in the vibrant city...

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Hydration and Eye Health: Essential Tips for Summer

09 May 2024

As the temperatures rise and the sun shines brighter, it's essential to prioritize hydration not only for your overall well-being but also for the health of your eyes. The summer heat can lead to increased risk of dehydration, which can have a direct impact on your eye health. At Kenia Eye Hospital, recognized as one of the best eye hospitals in Mumbai, we understand the importance of staying hydrated to maintain optimal eye health during...

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Protecting Children's Eyes in Summer: Essential Tips for Parents

04 May 2024

As temperatures soar and the sun shines bright, it's crucial for parents to take proactive steps to safeguard their children's eyes during the summer months. From UV rays to outdoor activities, there are various factors that can impact children's eye health. At Kenia Eye Hospital, recognized as one of the best eye hospitals in Mumbai, we prioritize pediatric eye care and offer valuable insights into protecting children's eyes this summer. Let's explore some essential tips to ensure your little ones enjoy the season with healthy and happy eyes...

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Conquer Seasonal Allergies: Tips to Alleviate Eye Irritation

24 April 2024

As nature blooms and temperatures rise, many of us eagerly embrace the beauty of spring and summer. However, for those who suffer from seasonal allergies, this time of year can also bring discomfort and irritation, particularly to the eyes. At Kenia Eye Hospital, renowned as one of the best eye hospitals in Mumbai, we understand the importance of managing seasonal allergies effectively. That's why we're here to share ....

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Navigating Hot Weather: Essential Tips for Contact Lens Care

16 April 2024

As temperatures rise and summer approaches, many of us turn to contact lenses for the convenience and freedom they offer. However, hot weather can pose challenges for contact lens wearers, from increased dryness to heightened risk of eye infections. To ensure your eyes stay healthy and comfortable throughout the scorching months, Kenia Eye Hospital, recognized as one of the best eye ....

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SUMMER EYE CARE TIPS: PROTECTING YOUR VISION IN THE MUMBAI HEAT

09 April 2024

As the scorching summer sun beats down upon us, it's essential to pay extra attention to the health of our eyes. The intense sunlight, coupled with rising temperatures, can pose various risks to our vision if not properly managed. Whether you're a resident of Mumbai or visiting the city during the summer months, here are some valuable tips to ensure optimal eye health, brought to you by Kenia Eye Hospital, renowned as one of the best eye hospitals in Mumbai....

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MISALIGNMENT OF THE EYES

29 March 2024

Misalignment of the eyes MISALIGNMENT OF THE EYES Squint refers to the misalignment of the eyes, which can occur inwards, outwards, or vertically. It's crucial to address squints early on, as some cases can be corrected without the need for surgical intervention. Proper spectacle numbers and specific exercises can aid in correcting certain types of squints. One common condition related to squint is convergence insufficiency. This occurs when the inner eye muscles are weak, leading to difficulty in converging the eyes for near activities, resulting ....

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THE WHAT, WHEN HOW OF POST-CATARACT SURGERY EYE CARE

Cataract surgery is a common procedure that helps millions of people worldwide regain clear vision and improve their quality of life. However, proper post-operative care is crucial to ensure the best possible outcome and minimize complications. In this blog, we'll explore essential eyecare tips after cataract surgery to help you navigate the recovery process smoothly....

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MR. SHRIKANT PARAB TESTIMONIAL - RETRO FIXATED IRIS CLAW IOL IMPLANT

Mr. Shrikant Parab Testimonial - Retro Fixated Iris Claw IOL Implant MR. SHRIKANT PARAB TESTIMONIAL - RETRO FIXATED IRIS CLAW IOL IMPLANT In the bustling city of Mumbai, Mr. Shrikant Parab, a sprightly 87-year-old gentleman with a rich history of life experiences, found himself facing a daunting challenge. Having undergone cataract surgery a decade ago in the vibrant neighborhood of Dadar, he had recently noticed a disturbing decline in vision and persistent pain in his left eye. Concerned about his deteriorating eyesight, Mr. Parab sought out the Kenia Eye Hospital for a ray of hope. Upon consultation, the Dr Vaishal Kenia discovered that his intraocular lens (IOL) had dislodged and fallen onto his retina. Understanding the gravity of the situation and determined to alleviate Mr. Parab's suffering, the medical team proposed a comprehensive solution. They recommended a Left Eye Revitrectomy to remove the misplaced IOL and address the underlying...

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MAYUR TESTIMONIAL - IMPLANTABLE COLLAMER LENSE TREATMENT

Mayur, a young man from Surat, had been dependent on glasses since the tender age of 5. His life revolved around constantly having to wear and maintain his glasses, which often caused him inconvenience and hassle. However, all of that changed when he decided to undergo ICL (Implantable Collamer Lens) treatment at the renowned Kenia Eye Hospital. The story begins with Mayur entering the hospital with a mix of excitement and nervousness. He had heard great things about the hospital's state-of-the-art technology and highly skilled doctors who specialized in..

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DR. KASHVI GALA TESTIMONIAL - KERATOCONUS PRK C3R OPERATION

Dr. Kashvi Gala Testimonial - Keratoconus Prk C3r Operation DR. KASHVI GALA TESTIMONIAL - KERATOCONUS PRK C3R OPERATION Dr. Kashvi Gala had always been passionate about her work, dedicated to helping others. Little did she know that one day, she would become the patient in need of life-changing treatment herself. Kashvi had been diagnosed with Keratoconus, a progressive eye disorder that weakened the cornea and distorted her vision. As her condition worsened, she faced increasing difficulties in her day-to-day life and was forced to rely heavily on glasses and contact lenses. Determined to find a solution, Kashvi embarked on a journey to discover the best treatment available. Through extensive research and recommendations, she learned about Kenia Eye Hospital—an institution renowned for its ...

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EYE INJURIES AND WHEN TO SEE A DOCTOR

Eye injuries occur due to accidents or any foreign objects entering your eyes. Sometimes these injuries can be dangerous, eye injuries can result in swelling, redness, or even pain. Some people also see some abnormal symptoms like flashes of light or changes in vision. Serious injuries can lead to permanent problems like vision loss....

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DRY EYES CAN BE THE REASON YOUR EYES CAN'T FOCUS

Dry eyes can cause you a lot of trouble viewing clearly. Even after consultation with optometrists and having correct prescribed lenses and vision. What can be the reason for dry eyes? How to treat your dry eyes problem. When you have dry eyes your eyes can't focus and the vision becomes blurry. While working for long hours on the computer or your mobile phone screen reduces the rate of blinking significantly, causing the protective tear film that covers the eye to evaporate faster....

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BLURRY VISION & PREGNANCY. WHAT'S THE CONNECTION?

Pregnant women are expected to experience some common discomforts during those nine months. Some major struggles include morning sickness, backache, bladder issues, indigestion, dealing with fatigue and much more. With these major changes occurring to the body, people usually overlook at the most slightest change - The Eye. Pregnancy has some effects on the vision. Pregnant women mostly experience blurry vision during pregnancy. This...

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ALLERGIES THAT OCCURS DUE TO SEASONS IN EYES

Eye allergies are also known as allergic conjunctivitis. It is caused as other allergies occur, when immune system reacts with foreign substance. The key suspects for your allergy can be grass pollen, dust mites, mold or pet dander. Histamine, a chemical which causes inflammation is released due to which blood vessels in your eyes swell and eyes gets itchy, red or teary....

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WARNING SIGNS FOR VISION PROBLEM TO LOOK OUT FOR

Some eye diseases that lead to blindness can be avoided or cured if people would've taken the warning signs seriously and consulted the eye doctor immediately. A regular checkup can be helpful in detecting eye diseases and curing the symptoms before it is too late. Conditions such as glaucoma can be avoided if it is treated at early stages. If you experience any of the following symptoms, book an appointment with Kenia Eye Hospital right away...

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HOW LONG DOES LASIK LAST?

This is one of the most frequently questions by the patients undergoing the surgery. Is it permanent or temporary solution for glasses? Do we have to perform it again in some years? Will it fade away? If you are going under the laser, this would be your ideal question if it could last forever. We need permanent solutions to our problems and although Lasik is considered a permanent vision correction solution, there are some specific factors that contribute such as age and vision changes

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HOW IS PRK DIFFERENT FROM LASIK?

PRK stands for Photorefractive Keratectomy. Even though the main purpose of PRK matches with Lasik, the procedures are a bit different. PRK too aims at helping patients live a life glasses-free. Patients who suffer from myopia, hyperopia and high levels of astigmatism, can go for PRK surgery. The procedure of PRK takes less time as compared to Lasik as a part is entirely skipped where the flap on the cornea is made....

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GLAUCOMA TESTS

A bunch of nerve fibers together form the optic nerve and acts as the communication cable between your eyes and your brain. When the health of the optic nerve is affected to the point that it gets damaged, then this eye condition is 'Glaucoma.' It is important to get your eyes checked on a regular basis to make sure you are not at risk for glaucoma or any other eye disease. Understand the symptoms of glaucoma here. For safe and accurate results for identifying glaucoma and its diagnosis, there are certain tests to help the doctors examine your eyes. Each test focuses on a specific part of the eye....

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EYE HEALTH: FRUITS & VEGETABLES TO IMPROVE EYESIGHT

Researchers have timely proved how some fruits and vegetables help you in improving the eye health and your overall health. To keep your eye healthy, you should focus on having foods that are rich in certain vitamins and minerals, called as antioxidants. Antioxidants keep your cells and tissues healthy. Let's have a look at some fruits and vegetables that may prevent or slow down eye diseases....

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WAYS TO TAKE GOOD CARE FOR YOUR EYES IN WINTER

Winter is the perfect time for curling up in bed with a good book, spending quality time with the ones we love and enjoying the cool breezy weather, until it sticks on your eye and gives you dry eyes. Besides with the preparation for the season with warm clothes, skincare products and more, one shouldn't forget to take good care of their eyes as dry air and sun glare can take a toll on your eyes. You might get winter holidays but your eye care shouldn’t be on a holiday. Prioritize your eye health irrespective of the weather and season because eye care never goes out of season....

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EASY EXERCISES TO RELAX YOUR EYES

How often do you close your eyes and feel it relaxed for a bit? Still remembering the last time it happened? You probably work for many hours staring at computer screens daily, this can obviously take a toll on your eyes and invite harmful light. It is important to give your eyes rest once in a while by taking breaks from the screens. The best way is to shut your eyes and keep it away from light and enjoy the calmness. This allows your optic nerve to rest. This also helps in relaxing your entire body. The eye...

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COMMON EYE DISORDERS & DISEASES

It is very common to have eye problems at one time or another. Some disorders seem to be minor that can be cured at home and goes off by its own, while others need a special care and treatment by an expert. Let's have a look at some common eye disorders. See if any of the below mentioned problems sound familiar to you. Keep a check with the symptoms and treatments...

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CAN CATARACT SURGERY WORK AFTER LASIK SURGERY?

Can Cataract Surgery work after Lasik Surgery? CAN CATARACT SURGERY WORK AFTER LASIK SURGERY? Some of the patients, who have been under the laser for Lasik surgery, complain that they have clouded vision that is Cataracts. This indeed gives rise to several questions. One of them is "Can cataract be treated after Lasik Surgery?" To which we would like to answer: 'Yes' It is affirmative that your eyes can cured from Cataract after the Lasik Surgery. In order to understand the grounds of this matter, let's go deeper into the subject. Cataract after Lasik Surgery Yes, it is common to hear about...

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ALL ABOUT – THE ‘PINK EYE’

Pink eye, this term might be new to you, but you definitely must've heard 'Conjunctivitis'. This condition is an infection of conjunctiva, a transparent membrane that lines your eyelid and covers the white part of the eyeball. When small blood vessels become inflamed, visible, it causes the white layer to appear reddish or pink. How does a person get pink eye? There are few factors that cause the pink eye. Bacterial Viral infection An allergic reaction or...

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NEW PROCEDURES FOR EYE CHECK-UP DURING COVID-19

It is completely understandable if you feel nervous and doubts if you should visit an ophthalmologist in this Covid-19 situation. By taking correct measures and precautions and following the new guidelines, you can still visit an eye care clinic and get your eyes checked. Even if you have been vaccinated or recovered from the virus, you are still entitled to follow the guidelines. New Procedures for Eye Check-Up during Covid-19 Kenia Eye Hospital While some clinics have already started offering "virtual" clinics over phones or through video calls in this difficult situation, some might have started taking up in-person...

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HOW SAFE IS LASIK SURGERY IN COVID-19 ?

Lasik surgery is performed to solve vision problems. It is said to be an alternate solution to contact lenses and glasses. In this surgery, the cornea is reshaped with the help of a special type of cutting laser to improve vision. How does Covid-19 affect your eyes ? The chances one can be affected through the eyes are very high. It has come to notice that, the virus can be spread through the eyes just as it can be spread through the mouth and nose. The virus particles can enter someone's body through eyes and this is how - touching...

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HOW TO PROTECT YOUR EYES DURING COVID-19

One needs to understand the effects Covid-19 has on various body parts and how one can protect itself and their health from the deadly virus. A tiny part that needs to be taken extra care in this period is - eye. How does this virus affect your vision? We sure have the answer to that and also, how you can protect it. How can the virus affect your eyes? You must be aware that Covid-19 spreads through mouth and nose. When a covid affected person sneezes, coughs or even talks, the virus particles spread through...

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WHY IS MICS PREFERRED THAN A LASER CATARACT SURGERY?

Another name for Refractive Laser-Assisted Cataract Surgery (ReLACS) uses femtosecond laser technology to upgrade the level of certain steps in cataract surgery that had been performed traditionally with surgical tools. This advanced type of cataract surgery includes three steps that are - 1. The corneal incision. 2. The anterior capsulotomy. 3. Lens and cataract fragmentation. Micro-Incision Cataract Surgery (MICS) Whereas Micro-incision cataract surgery (MICS) has been considered to be a less traumatic surgery that provides better results than the small incision phacoemulsification. The long-term stability of these outcomes and surgical capacity makes...

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DO'S & DON'TS AFTER A LASIK SURGERY

Busting the most common misconception about Lasik surgery that is painful. Kenia Eye Hospital performs Bladeless Lasik Surgery resulting in no pain, also it is safe and promises quick recovery. You can also opt for implantable contact lenses(ICL). But since we are talking about Lasik Surgery, there are important things to remember post-surgery. Some specific dos and don'ts should undoubtedly be followed. The Do's After the Lasik Surgery Kenia Eye Hospital 1. Follow your surgeon's instructions. Your surgeon will advise you with some guided instructions before and after the Lasik surgery. Make sure you follow all the instructions as mentioned...

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STORY OF A BANKER AFFECTED BY HERPES ZOSTER OPHTHALMICUS (HZO)

Covid pandemic has brought in lot of lifestyle changes. Lockdown indoors and mental stress have various impacts on the body. Incidence of certain disease have increased due to mental stress.HZO is one disease which is related to stress and lowered body immunity. Herpes is a DNA virus which commonly causes chickenpox in childhood. The virus is peculiar it hibernates and harbours in the body in the nerve cells (ganglion) for lifetime. The virus remains dormant and is activated when the immunity is lowered in the body. Stress releases cortisol and adrenaline in the body and the cortisol increase is associated with immunity suppression...

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IMAGE GUIDED CATARACT SURGERY

The goal of cataract surgery with IOL implant is to help provide the best possible vision without glasses. Most people still require glasses for some or all activities. Sometimes calculations for the lens implant result in a strong prescription that is not tolerated by the patient. An additional surgical procedure may be required to correct the prescription or to replace the lens implant. Other ocular conditions such as macular degeneration, diabetes, glaucoma and other eye problems may prevent complete recovery of vision after surgery. Cataract surgery is one of the safest surgeries performed, it ...

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STORY OF A MEDICO WANTING TO UNDERGO CATARACT SURGERY

A sixty-year-old lady family physician, with almost thirty plus years of private clinical practise in an elite suburb of Mumbai. A fitness freak, enjoying an active lifestyle, avid user of computers and mobile phone. Presented to Kenia Eye Hospital with gradual blurring of vision in both eyes with a history of lasik surgery done about twenty years back for removing glasses dependence. Did not have any physical problems like diabetes or hypertension or any other disease. She was not taking any kind of medications except for calcium supplements and multivitamins.She did not have any other contributing positive history. On examination she was diagnosed to have both eyes age related cataracts...

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COVID-19 PANDEMIC AND CONJUNCTIVITIS

The epoch to develop an intraocular lens which enables to see effortlessly at all distances, like the natural vision, has been reached. The most common symptoms are fever, coughing, and respiratory distress in the form of breathing difficulty. It has also reported to affect the eye and can cause eye infections in the form of Viral conjunctivitis. WHAT ARE THE SYMPTOMS OF CONJUNCTIVITIS ? Conjunctivitis WHAT PROPORTION OF PATIENTS CAN DEVELOP CONJUNCTIVITIS ? Conjunctivitis 1%-3% of people with COVID-19 may get affected by conjunctivitis. It happens when the virus infects a tissue called...

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THE NEW AGE OF INTRAOCULAR LENSES FOR CATARACT SURGERY

The epoch to develop an intraocular lens which enables to see effortlessly at all distances, like the natural vision, has been reached. An advanced, Swiss Made IOL - Lucidis, paves the way to effortless vision at all distances. The Lucidis IOL is a new kind of intraocular lens which is grouped under EDOF IOLs (Extended Depth of Focus). glaucoma surgery In general, EDOF Intraocular Lens have been evolvingand are very promising for cataract surgery. Over the last five years different EDOF designs have become available on the market, from diffractive ring EDOF IOLs to ones without rings called non diffractive aspheric EDOF IOLs.To date, these EDOF IOLs have had the advantage over multifocal Intra lenses...

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NOT EVERY PINK EYE IS CONJUNCTIVITIS, IT CAN BE ANTERIOR UVEITIS ALSO....

“Pink eye” or conjunctivitis is a common eye condition that ranges from mild to severe, acute to chronic and has a wide variety of causes. It can affect all age groups and is often misdiagnosed and mistreated. Fortunately, most conjunctivitis gets better on its own. Treatment can be helpful to reduce symptoms and sometimes prevent more serious consequences. To confuse things, there are other diseases, such as anterior uveitis, episcleritis and corneal disease that can make the eye look red but are completely different. The best eye specialist in Mumbaimust consider these conditions in any “pink eye”. anterior uveitis WHAT IS UVEITIS ? Uveitis is not a single disease entity. Similar to arthritis (joint inflammation), uveitis can be a part of many different disease processes....

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SIMPLE WAYS TO REDUCE COMPUTER EYE STRAIN

With most people staying close to home amid the coronavirus pandemic, we've put together a list of five easy ways to reduce digital eye strain caused from all that extra screen time. Between scrolling through your social media feed (thanks for reading!), bingeing a Netflix or amazon series and courageously battling through a Fortnite marathon, your eyes are taking in a lot of blue light, and that can harm your vision. Blue light exposure can be lessened, and the easiest way is to reduce your screen time to ease your symptoms of digital eye strain. WHAT IS DIGITAL EYE STRAIN? Digital eye strain from all that time ...

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HERE’S HOW TO PREVENT DAMAGE AND PROTECT VISION FOR THOSE WITH DIABETES

Our bodies are wonderlands connected via different pathways and joints, functioning through various systems. A fault or glitch in any of these systems can cause related issues of the body and the mind. One of the most crucial part of the body that must be protected and taken care of is our eyes. Eyes are sensitive and critical to human experiences. A lot of ailments can have an adverse effect on our eyesight. For e.g. Diabetes can cause diabetic retinopathy, cataract, glaucoma, etc. It is thus important to be aware of our body functions in order to protect our eyesight. If you know of anyone with Diabetes, then here are some tips on how to prevent damage to the eyes and protect your vision...

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EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT GLAUCOMA CAUSES, SYMPTOMS AND TREATMENT

Glaucoma is not a single condition that affects the eyes; instead it is a group of diseases that cause irreversible damage to the optic nerve. The optic nerve is the connecting chord between the brain and eye, which is made up of about a million tiny nerve fibers. It is an important link between your brain and your ability to see and so, any damage to the optic nerve has a direct effect on your vision. Glaucoma can cause several problems related to eyesight including blindness. However, if detected early on, it can be treated and resolved. GLAUCOMA CAUSES Glaucoma is a result of failure to drain fluid from the eye, which can be caused by several factors. Our eyes are constantly producing a liquid ...

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IS IT WORTH IT TO UNDERGO LASIK AT OUR AGE?

LASIK surgery in Kenia Eye Hospital is one of the most sought after eye procedures among middle aged adults and older adults in the area because of the efficient and excellent results. LASIK requires an eye examination for every patient, ensuring that there are no existing conditions that could affect the outcome of the procedure. One of the factors assessed at KEH, is the patient’s age. The patients must be 18 years and above to qualify as a candidate for LASIK surgery. Since people who qualify for LASIK include mostly youngsters, many are curious if there are any differences if the surgery is done in early adulthood than having it as a middle aged adult. Through a comprehensive eye exam, candidacy for LASIK would...

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TURNING 40? SAY HELLO TO PRESBYOPIA

LASIKIf you recently hit the big 40, you’re no stranger to the many age-related changes that affect your body as you get older. Of course, at this early stage, changes are rarely debilitating, but they are a gentle reminder that you’ll need to make some modifications in order to continue to enjoy the same activities that you did in your younger years. Your eyes are no exception. In fact, near vision is often one of the first challenges you’ll face as you enter the fourth decade of life. prelex eye surgery If you are over 40, and you have begun to notice that newspapers and mobile font look a little blurry, presbyopia is likely to blame. How many times have you wished you could just do away with your glasses and contact lenses? Infinite, for sure. Prelex surgery serves as a great alternative for those looking for a permanent solution to glasses without getting a Lasik treatment. Short for presbyopic lens exchange, Prelex eye...

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