A Pterygium is a thin fleshy triangular growth on the conjunctiva that may grow and extend over the surface of the cornea.
All refractive errors must be taken seriously and treated promptly especially in Children. This is because for the eye to develop fully it must receive enough light stimuli to keep it working.
You’re not with those thick glasses you used to wear. What happened? Did you visit a healer?”
How a pair of glasses changed an infant's world in an instant!
That was the complaint a nine year old patient gave when she came into my consulting room the other day. She said and I quote, “whenever I close my right eye, everything looks wavy with my left eye. It’s like things are bent like a wave”.
There are varieties of eye problems that can cause headaches. In some cases, the headache is caused by the person squinting and overworking the eye muscles in an attempt to better focus the vision.
Ever wondered why you prefer to look at people with your eyes facing them?
Blunt impacts to the eye when treated immediately and professionally may have a good outcome depending on the severity of the impact.
A 4-month old baby from Scottsdale, Arizona always had a white glow in his left eye when the flash from camera hit him in the eye. Closer to home here in Nigeria, a 9-month old girl had to be flown abroad to be treated as she had been diagnosed to have retinoblastoma. What do you know? What should you know?
May cancer get cancer and die!