Eyes and Vision

Old Eyes: An Introduction to Presbyopia

Rooted in Greek, with ‘pres’ meaning ‘old man’ and ‘bios’ meaning sight, the term refers to a gradual change in close-range sight after age...
Maida (Ex. Editor)
3 min read

Not Just Black and White: Colour Blindness Explained

While the name suggests a complete inability to see colours, this is merely one type of colour blindness (achromatopsia); the more common phenomenon is...
Maida (Ex. Editor)
3 min read

An Introduction to Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis) and Its Treatment

Rated as one of the most common ocular conditions by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Pinkeye, or Conjunctivitis refers to an inflammation...
Maida (Ex. Editor)
2 min read

Ocular Migraines – Not Just the Head

The first word that comes to mind when hearing the word ‘migraine’ is headaches. Splitting, blinding, excruciating headaches. However, ocular migraines, despite their name,...
Maida (Ex. Editor)
2 min read

Know Your ‘O’s: The Different Types Of Eye Specialists

In Pakistan, the term ‘Eye Specialist’ is an all-encompassing term used generously to describe doctors that specialize in matters of the eye. There are...
Maida (Ex. Editor)
2 min read

The 20/20 Vision Experience: 7 Tips For Contact Lens…

Over 125 million people use contact lenses worldwide, and most of them expose themselves to increased risk of eye infections ranging from mild to...
Maida (Ex. Editor)
1 min read

Glaucoma-the Sight Stealer

‘Glaucoma’ refers to a group of ocular diseases in which fluid buildup in the front part of the eye leads to an increase in...
Maida (Ex. Editor)
2 min read

Down The Rabbit Hole: The Many Dangers Of Self-diagnosis

People turn to Google for a medical diagnosis for one of three reasons: lack of time for a formal appointment, mistrust in a doctor’s...
Maida (Ex. Editor)
2 min read

The Ocular Diet: 8 Foods To Protect Your Sight

Age-related macular degeneration and cataracts are often the results of inflammation and oxidation in the eyes, which in turn, is caused by a deficiency...
Maida (Ex. Editor)
2 min read