Glaucoma is the leading cause of irreversible blindness in the world. Glaucoma is often associated with elevated intraocular pressure, in which damage to the eye (optic) nerve can lead to loss of vision and even blindness.
A cataract is a clouding of the lens in the eye over time as people age. Cataracts often develop slowly and can affect one or both eyes. The only treatment is to have the effected lens replaced through surgery.
Refractive eye surgery is the term used to describe surgical procedures that correct common vision problems such as nearsightedness, farsightedness, astigmatism and presbyopia. Surgery can eliminate the need for prescription eyeglasses and/or contact lenses.
What is the treatment for a dog bite?
If a doctor is assessing your dog bite, they will likely clean out the bite wound and apply some type of dressing to protect any open skin from infection. In serious bites, the tissues around and under your bite will be checked for any major injury. You might be advised to receive a tetanus shot if it has been more than 10 years since your last one.
Heart Failure and Preventing Fluid Retention
In relation to heart functioning, fluid restriction is important, because if you have too much water, it can cause fluid retention. Fluid retention can make it more difficult for you to breathe, and it makes it more difficult for your heart to pump efficiently.
What to Expect After Laser Treatment for Diabetic Retinopathy
After having laser in the eye, what you can expect is a short period, about 10 to 15 minutes, of discolouration of your vision, which starts out as a purple colour and then slowly fades into a red or pink colour, and eventually becomes normal vision in about 15 minutes.