Glaucoma


Glaucoma 🐯
Glaucoma ranks among the leading causes of blindness in Nigeria and the world over. Glaucoma is a disease that affect the retina ganglion cells, retina nerve fiber layers and optic disc, it is associated with an increase in intraocular pressure.it can be inherited, traumatic, or age related.  (40 years and above).symptoms are
decreased visual acuity,
Blurred vision
Eye pain
Iridopsia
Headache, nausea and vomiting. 😤😨

Visit an optometrist today for a glaucoma examination and intraocular pressure check for free 💎🍬

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The effect of excessive coloration (makeup)in the eye

Excessive use of makeup around the eye will clog a tiny opening in the upper and lower eyelid called the Punta,(Same way they clog the sweat pores)thereby preventing normal tear passage which further leads to dey eye.symptoms include eyepain, discomfort in an air room or car, sand sensation and excess tearing.if you experience this symptoms visit an optometrist/ ophthalmologist or call Dr chukwukere chiemena on 07060873297 for management and medical advice.

MYOPIA

Myopia is shortsightedness. In myopia,Close objects appear clearer than far objects. Myopia is common in children less than 8 years and there are about 1.5 million cases in Nigeria. Myopia in children can be corrected as it helps refractive development.
Myopia or short sightedness is the most common cause of impaired vision in people less than 38 years and if not corrected can constitute to legal blindness.

CAUSE

Shortsightedness occurs when the eyeball is too long, so that rays of light fall in front of the retinal. It can also occur when the cornea and lens are not properly curved. It can as well be caused by degenerative changes in the eye and can also be inherited therefore it is not advised for a man with shortsightedness to marry a woman with shortsightedness.
Nearsightedness begins at school, it usually stabilizes as age increases but sometimes progresses and advised to be corrected due to inconveniences.
SYMPTOMS
Symptoms of Myopia are; fatigue after prolonged far vision work, eyestrain, squinting and headache. Shortsightedness can be corrected non-surgically with (glasses, contact lenses (orthokeratology)) and surgically with (Lasik, PRK.)
if you experience these symptoms with or without your corrective glasses, schedule a comprehensive eye examination with Dr Chukwukere Jenifer Chiemena 07060873297

Smoking and the eye


Smoking and the eye

Smoking is one of the risk factors in macular degeneration, it constricts the blood vessels in the eye, which reduces blood flow in the eye and also inhibit the production of antioxidants in the eye thereby increasing the risk of macular degeneration.
STOP SMOKING

Carrot and the eye

 Carrot play a vital role in eye health because it contain carotene.Carotene is an antioxidant that can be found in other fruits but i choose carrot because it houses large amount of carotene which give it the orange colour .

Generally as an antioxidant carotene has cancer fighting properties,in the eye it fights tumours like retinoblastoma and malignant melanoma.Carotene also help to prevent macular degeneration by inhibiting oxidation of retina cells .

Hence, carrot should be taken everyday or three times in a week for proper eye and general health                                                              :by Dr chukwukere chiemena Jennifer