Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension (Pseudotumor Cerebri): Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, Treatment and Prevention

Pseudotumor cerebri is a condition in which the pressure around your brain increases, causing headaches and vision problems. The name means “false brain tumour,” since its symptoms are similar to those caused by brain tumours. It’s also known as idiopathic intracranial hypertension. It mainly affects women who are between 20 and 50 years old. This […]

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Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis is a bone disease which occurs when you lose too much bone make too little bone or both. Bones become so weak that even bending over and coughing can cause a fracture. Fractures related to osteoporosis are commonly seen in hip, wrist or spine. Osteoporosis occurs when the development of new bone doesn’t keep […]

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Punctal Plug treatment for Dry Eyes

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 […]

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