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Diseases of the eye

There are many diseases that affect our eyes. You'll be amazed at the recent advances in the treatment of

these diseases.

Macular Degeneration is a common condition affecting the central, reading part of our vision. It is more common

the older we get. There are two forms: wet and dry. Tremendous advances have been made in the understanding,

treatment and prevention of both of these forms of macular degeneration.

A Cataract is a clouding of the lens inside the eye. It is more common as we age. There are many new

changes regarding the intra ocular lenses the we use to replace the cloudy lens during cataract surgery.

Glaucoma is a disease of the optic nerve wherein the nerve suffers an irreversible damage. Glaucoma has been

termed the "Sneak thief of sight". Many advances are occurring in the understanding and treatment of this blinding disease.

Ocular Pemphagoid is a rare disease causing scarring of the conjunctiva. Click for more information

Aniridia is a condition where the eye has no iris! There are several associated systemic conditions. Read more.

Eye Emergencies! Read this part may help save your vision in case of emergency.

Styes and Chalazia are infected oil glands causing bumps on the lids. Sometimes they can be very tender.

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