Friday, October 30, 2009

How to Maintain Eye Health, you need to know

The eyes are one of the human body senses a very complex & function for vision. Although the function of human life is very important, but often less noticed, so many diseases that attack the eye is not treated properly & causing visual impairment to blindness.

To prevent blindness, should each time experiencing a disturbance in the eyes, immediately consult a physician customers. It is advisable also to consult the eye doctor every year, along with routine health checks in general. Thus, doctors can treat early & avoid the more severe disease to disturbances that occur in the eye that can interfere with the activity to cause blindness. Routine eye examination can be performed more frequently in those with a family history of eye diseases such as high eye pressure (glaucoma) or cataracts at a young age.

Visual impairment most often experienced is myopic, may be nearsighted, farsighted are usually experienced by those aged over 40 years, or a mixture of both. All types of myopic eyes is essentially an interference image of the object focus of views. Blindness can be overcome by using glasses or contact lenses.

In addition to blindness, visual impairment is often experienced is astigmatism, the abnormalities in the eye so that light emitted from 1 point 1 does not fall on the focal point, which causes blurred vision. Astigmatism can be corrected with glasses or contact lenses.

Blindness & astigmatism can also be treated with technological advances that can be corrected with a surgical eye disorders using a laser refractive (LASIK) by optometrists, so myopic & astigmatism sufferers get rid of the use of glasses or contact lenses.


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