Optometry

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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hello,
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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i have just returned from visiting my 22 year old daughter, who works on a cruise ship. she has had red eye complaints for about 4 months, She...

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My little boy aged 5 has fallen at school and bumped his head on concrete. This happened 8 days ago we have been to A&E and had him checked fully...

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Hello, I m live in Bosnia and Herzegovina ( you may not know where it is ) and I have a boy age 4 years and 5 months. My doctor specialists in...

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Two year regular eye exam at optometry DR discovered weakend blood vessels behind my left eye it appeared as though I had experienced a stroke . I...

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Off late, i am suffering from dryness, itching and uneasiness in left eye predominantly. Please suggest ways to relax eyes with medication or...

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