Many patients are looking for freedom from eye drops and have grown tired of dealing with dry, irritated eyes. Dry eye may be result of natural ageing, low tear production, improper tear composition, post-surgical symptoms, certain medications, or even diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis and diabetes, among other causes. Punctal plugs are a minimally invasive alternative to […]Read more "Punctal Plug treatment for Dry Eyes"
An itchy eye is a common sight. The problem worsens in a high-polluted environment or during allergy season. Though itching eyes do not pose a threat to the eyesight, they can cause frustration and anxiety to patients. It can affect the everyday life of a person. It is important to consult an eye specialist to find out […]Read more "Try these remedies and get rid of itchy eyes"
Chikungunya is a viral fever. This disease is caused when a mosquito named Aedes aegypti, also known as the yellow fever mosquito, bites and the virus enters our body. Chikungunya disease is not spread directly from human to human but when Aedes mosquito bites a sick person and then bites a healthy person, this disease […]Read more "What is Chikungunya and what are various blood tests for its diagnosis?"
Dealing with the health effects of wildfire smoke requires not only individual judgement, but community cooperation as well. The amount of smoke people are exposed to depends upon a number of things, from the type of fuel feeding the fire to the direction the wind is blowing and the terrain around the fire. Smoke commonly […]Read more "Protect Yourself from Lethal Wildfire Smoke"
According to a new study, teens who take the acne medication commonly known as Accutane (isotretinoin) appear to face twice the risk of eye infections, including conjunctivitis (pink eye) and styes. Researchers collected data on several teenagers and young adults taking isotretinoin to treat acne and compared their rates of eye infections to an age […]Read more "Acne medication can cause vision problems: Is it true?"
The majority of adults in the world take one or more dietary supplements either every day or occasionally. Today’s dietary supplements include vitamins, minerals, herbals and botanicals, amino acids, enzymes, and many other products. Dietary supplements come in a variety of forms: traditional tablets, capsules, and powders, as well as drinks and energy bars. Popular supplements include […]Read more "Food Supplements: Are they safe without doctors’ prescription"
Tattoos are very common in mainstream culture but sometimes people get very impulsive about getting tattooed and regret later. Under such circumstances, they consider tattoo removal. A non-invasive method for removal of tattoos that is available is laser tattoo removal. But this is a very expensive procedure and certain side effects and risks are also […]Read more "Long-term side effects of laser tattoo removal"