Myth Buster

Myth 1: Watering from eyes is the sign of Glaucoma

Fact: Watery Eyes are not the sign of glaucoma.

If you have watery eyes, there are several possible reasons. They range from allergies to infections, blocked tear ducts. Watering of eyes is not the sign of Glaucoma.

Glaucoma is a condition that occurs when increased pressure in the eye damages the optic nerve and causes progressive permanent vision loss. It is one of the leading causes of vision loss but unfortunately, it is widely misunderstood by most people. Many people don’t understand the seriousness of glaucoma or understand the importance of regular visions checks.

Knowledge can be one of the best ways to protect your eyes from glaucoma and other related eye diseases. There are many common myths related to eyes and one of such is that Watering from eyes is the sign of glaucoma.

Glaucoma is one of the biggest causes of blindness and it can affect individuals of every age. Because it often causes painless, symptom-free vision loss it often goes undetected for many years. Early detection and treatment are essential to helping preserve vision and a complete eye exam is the only way to check for glaucoma. So if you have Watery eyes grab a box of tissue, dab your eyes, and find out why your tears runneth over. For more information about how you can protect your eyes, schedule your screening with Amdavad Eye Laser Hospital today.

Take care of your eyes!

Tips for eye health & Maintaining Good Eyesight

Eyes are one of the most important organs in the human body & vision is one of the most wonderful gifts. But often many people neglect the importance of eye care & do not pay proper attention towards eye care. Here are some essential tips for eye health and maintaining good eyesight.

Practicing Good Eye Care Habits Such As:

  1. Visit an ophthalmologist regularly: These are trained professionals who specialize in looking after the health of your eyes. To keep your eyes in good health, have your eyes checked regularly or when you are having problems with your vision. Learning more about your eyes and how to prevent eye diseases will help you to feel more in control of your health. So get your eyes checked once in 6 months from an ophthalmologist.
  2. Take your contacts out at the end of the day: Avoid wearing contact lenses for more than 19 hours. Wearing contact lenses for too long can cause permanent vision damage as well as extreme discomfort to your eyes.
  3. Remove your eye makeup at the end of the day: Always take time to remove your eye makeup before you go to bed. Never go to bed with your eye makeup still on. If you go to bed with mascara or eyeliner on, it can get into your eyes and cause irritation.
  4. Wear goggles when appropriate: Be sure to wear goggles or other eye protective wear when working with chemicals, power tools, or any place with harmful airborne particulates. Wearing goggles will help protect your eyes from any large or small objects that might hit you in the eye and cause damage.

Protecting Your Eyes While Using a Computer

  1. Limit your time looking at computer, tablet, and phone screens if possible.
  2. Make sure that your eyes are level with the screen.
  3. Remember to blink.
  4. Work in well-lit areas.

Your eyes are your windows to the world, so it's important to take good care of them. Things like seeing an eye doctor regularly, getting enough sleep, and giving your eyes regular breaks while you are using a computer can help keep your eyes in good health. If you are having problems with your vision, you should schedule an appointment with an ophthalmologist as soon as possible. Keep reading our blogs to learn about some of the things you can do to help keep your eyes in good shape.