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Diabetic retinopathy is a complication of diabetes. It occurs when high blood sugar starts damaging your retina. It is a health risk if left untreated. It takes several years for diabetic retinopathy to threaten your sight. That’s why early diagnosis is very critical to avoid that risk.
If you are diabetic and older than 12, to avoid the risk of diabetic retinopathy, you should;
Talk to an expert to have regular appointments and about treatment alternatives suitable to you.
Vitrectomy is a surgical procedure in which the vitreous humor gel that fills the eye cavity is removed by the surgeon. It is done to access the retina easier. Vitrectomy aims to make a patient’s retina healthier. The vitrectomy procedure allows surgeons to remove scar tissue and laser repair retinal detachments. After the vitrectomy operation, a silicon oil might be injected into the vitreous gel to hold the retina in position. Vitrectomy operation has been done since the 70s and today smaller and thinner equipment is used in the procedure.
A lazy eye or amblyopia is the weakening of the vision in one eye. The reason for that is abnormal vision development in childhood. It usually occurs from birth to seven years old. Early diagnosis in childhood is very important to avoid lazy eyes. Factors like family history and premature birth may cause a lazy eye.
Some symptoms of lazy eye are:
You should see a doctor if you notice that your child’s eye is wandering after two or three weeks from birth.
Cataract surgery is a replacement of the natural lens in your eyes with an artificial one. An average cataract surgery takes 30 to 45 minutes.
In early life, our lenses allow us to see clearly, but in time that might change. Aging is the main reason our cataracts are affected. In this case, the best solution for clear vision is to have your cataracts replaced in a cataract surgery.
If you think cataracts are causing difficulties in daily life and that affects your life quality, you may consider cataract surgery.
Laser eye surgery or laser eye correction is a surgical procedure in which that laser is used to reshape the cornea.
A Laser eye surgery can correct short-sightedness, long-sightedness, and astigmatism. It is suggested for people over 18 years old.
There are 3 types of laser surgery:
Yellow spot disease or in its other name, age-related macular degeneration is a condition that affects the middle part of your vision. It is age-related and usually affects people in their 50’s and 60’s. It affects the daily life of people and causes difficulties in reading and in recognizing people.
In terms of treatment, It’s quite important which type of yellow spot disease you have:
Glaucoma is several eye conditions that damage the optic nerve. The optic nerve is known as the place sending visual information to the brain. The reason for the damage to the optic nerve is high pressure in the eye. But with even normal eye pressure glaucoma may occur.
Treatment can slow or prevent vision loss. Eyedrops including prostaglandins, beta blockers, alpha-adrenergic agonists, carbonic anhydrase inhibitors, and oral medications are among the glaucoma treatments. There are also surgeries like laser surgery and filtering surgery to treat glaucoma.
You should see your eye doctor regularly for possible additional treatments.
As a parent, needless to say, you should care about your child’s health including eye health. How to do that best? You should follow the signs carefully. For example, if your child has unexplained headaches, that might be related to an eye problem.
Strabismus or cross-eye is a common disease that might occur in childhood. Crossed-eye treatment has several methods:
After treatment make sure your child responds to the treatment and visits his or her eye doctor regularly.