Care - List of Eye Disorders Information
Select from the list of eye disorders
and related diseases
given on the left side of this page under eye
care section or select from the given below list.
Blepharitis is a common condition that causes inflammation of the
eyelids. The condition can be difficult to manage because it tends
to recur. Blepharitis occurs in two forms: anterior blepharitis
and posterior blepharitis. Anterior blepharitis affects the
outside front of the eyelid where the eyelashes
are attached. The two most common causes are bacteria
and scalp dandruff.
Colour blindness is a source of danger in professions like sailing
the high seas,
engine drivers etc. Color blindness may be partial (affecting only
some colors), or complete (affecting all colors). Complete color
blindness is very rare. Those who are completely color blind often
have other serious eye problems
Eye Discharge or Conjunctivitis
Conjunctivitis is an infection caused by bacteria
and viruses. This condition occurs in the subcontinent summer
months during the heat
and humidity of the great Indian plains. It occurs inepidemic
proportions during the season.
Conjunctivitis is one of the most common
and treatable eye infections in children
and adults. Often called "pink eye," it is an inflammation of
the conjunctiva, the tissue that lines the inside of the eyelid.
Eye burning with disharge is a symptom describing burning, itching,
or drainage from the eye of any substance other than tears.
Itching Eyes is a common symptom in case
of persons who are allergic to pollen, dust etc. People who suffer
from Hay fever are the most likely candidates.
Trachoma Conjunctivitis is an eye infection caused by Chlamydia
trachomatis, which may result in chronic scarring
and blindness if left untreated.
Night Blindness is the inability to see in dim light or at night due
to a deficiency of vitamin A. It is due to a disorder of the cells
(rods) in the retina that are responsible for vision in dim light.
Rods are one of the two types of light sensitive cells in the
retina. Night blindness may cause problems with driving in the
evening or at night. Consult your health
care provider or eye doctor. It is important to have a
complete eye exam to determine the cause, which may be treatable.