What is Optometry?

This is a healthcare profession that deals with the eye function like vision,eye sight refraction and visual health. In this testing is done for refraction,prescribing lenses and detecting diseases of eye and management of the same.

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My contacts left a imprint on my eye.I went tot the restroom to brush my teeth and I was looking at how red my eye was and then I moved my contact...

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Redness of the eye due to contact lens is important to notice as they may cause severe irritation and even corneal ulcer in some cases.Look...

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My left eye gets swollen, red and I get a headache. The optometrist says it might be allergies but I don t think so. I had some sinus congestion...

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Hi Shrylllanes,
If your redness is recurrent in the same eye,it has to be examined under the slit lamp in an eye clinic. Some times sinus...

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I just took my 13 year old daughter to the optometrist to get contacts and he was concerned that her eye pressure had risen from 17 in each eye...

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thanks for writing in.
No, the crying wouldn't have caused such an increase in the eye pressure. it is important that we look for a cause...

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