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Vision Center

Vision involves the eyes, the nerves and the brain. Small problems with any one of these can lead to big problems with vision.

We understand how challenging a problem with your vision can be – so our online support group can help you get in touch with the experts, and also share ideas and resources with others who face the similar difficulties.
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Amblyopia / Lazy Eye

Amblyopia, also called lazy eye, is reduced vision (usually in one eye) that is not due to any structural abnormality or eye disease and is not correctable by glasses or contact lens. About 2-5% of children have amblyopia, and treatment involves forcing the child to use the lazy eye.

Join this online support group for amblyopia to meet professionals and other parents looking for solutions for their children with amblyopia.

Astigmatism

Astigmatism is a defect in vision caused by an irregularly shaped cornea or lens. Astigmatism blurs vision at all distances. Slight astigmatism is common and does not need to be corrected, but extreme astigmatism can cause headaches and blurred vision, and might need to be corrected by glasses, contact lens, or surgery.

Join our online group on stigmatism to learn more about this condition.

Blocked Tear Duct / Dacryostenosis

A common and contagious condition affecting newborns, the partial or complete obstruction in the tear duct system of the eyes is known as Dacryostenosis. One or both eyes can be constantly filled with tears or mucus.

Medindia’s support group will help you contact with pediatric specialists who can give you valuable advice on handling a child’s blocked tear duct. So, sign up today!

Cataract

A cataract is the clouding of the lens of the eye. Without treatment, the lens may become opaque over time, and the person may go blind. Cataracts are more likely to happen as people age, and they are not infectious.

Join our online group support group for people with cataracts to talk with doctors and other professionals who can help.

Cataract in Detail

A cataract is the clouding of the lens of the eye. Without treatment, the lens may become opaque over time, and the person may go blind. Cataracts are more likely to happen as people age, and they are not infectious.

Join our online group support group for people with cataracts to talk with doctors and other professionals who can help.

Conjunctivitis / Pink Eye

Conjunctivitis, or the pink eye or Madras eye, is a common infection of the eye which causes the conjunctiva (outermost layer of the eye) to become red and inflamed. Sometimes it is also caused by allergies.

Join this online group on conjunctivitis to find out the latest research on conjunctivitis and meet doctors and other professionals who deal with this condition and who can help you.

Corneal Ulcer

A corneal ulcer is an open sore in the cornea; and tissue loss because of inflammation produces an ulcer. The ulcer can either be located in the centre of the cornea and greatly affect vision or be placed in the periphery and not affect it so much.

Medindia’s support group hosts all the information you will require on corneal ulcers and their treatment.

Diabetic Retinopathy

Diabetic retinopathy happens when chronically high blood glucose levels in diabetic persons damage to the retina by causing swelling, leakage, and abnormal new blood vessels in the retina. Diabetic retinopathy can lead to blindness.

Join this online group on diabetic retinopathy to meet doctors and other patients who can help you face this challenge.

Glaucoma

Glaucoma is a kind of eye problem in which high fluid pressure inside the eye damages the optic nerve, leading eventually to blindness. One of the first signs of glaucoma is loss of peripheral vision. People with diabetes and high blood pressure should check their eyes regularly for vision loss from glaucoma.

Join our online support group for people with glaucoma to meet others with the condition and talk to experts who can help.

Hyperopia / Long Sightedness

Hyperopia or longsightedness is the inability of the eye to focus clearly on objects that are close to it. A person with hyperopia can only see things that are far away clearly. This defect can be corrected with contact lens and glasses.

Join our online support group for people with hyperopia and their doctors to learn more about this vision disorder.







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