02 April 2021 Friday – 10:28 | Last Updated: 02 04 2021 – 10:28 While eye health is more important than ever in the spring months we spend under the shadow of the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic, the epidemic disease of the century, eye diseases are also increasing due to the unique characteristics of spring. Eye Diseases Specialist Dr. Nezih Özdemir “Eye allergy, which is a very common complaint, or allergic conjunctivitis, with its medical name,…"What causes eye allergies? Causes burning, itching and stinging in the eyes?"
Experts say that diseases involving the thyroid gland can progress with sweating, palpitations, irritability and hair loss or growth in the eyeballs, damage and inflammation due to compression of the optic nerve, decreased vision, impaired movement of the eyes, and double vision, which are caused by the increase in thyroid hormone levels in the blood. Although this situation is usually controlled with drug therapy, in patients who do not respond to drug therapy, surgical removal…"Thyroid diseases require careful eye examination"
Ophthalmology Specialist Assoc. Dr. Muhsin Eraslan also explained the pediatric glaucoma treatment methods. Eye pressure is common in children Big eyes are generally the eye structure liked by the society. These large eyes, especially seen in children, may be a harbinger of eye pressure, unlike beauty. While facing this problem in one of every 5-6 thousand babies born, the disease can be detected early, thanks to careful parents. In children with large eyes, eye pressure…"Eye pressure in children – last minute health news"
gave | Tuesday, March 16, 2021 – 13:46 | Last Updated: 16 03 2021 – 13:46 Eye Diseases Specialist Assoc. Dr. Okan Toygar warned about eye pressure, tear insufficiency, cataracts and diabetes, which can cause drying of the visual nerve. Diabetes, which is common in the society and brings serious diseases with it, affects many organs in our body as well as damaging the eyes. Providing information about diabetes, which can cause tear insufficiency, cataracts,…"‘Diabetes poses a great risk for eye health’"
Glaucoma, which can cause irreversible vision loss, affects 70 million people worldwide, approximately 6 million of whom have complete vision loss. In open-angle glaucoma, which is the most common type of glaucoma, the presence of first-degree relatives such as mother, father and siblings with glaucoma increases the risk of the disease in family members 7 times. Pointing out that glaucoma is generally known as a disease of advanced age, it can actually occur in young…"What are the symptoms of glaucoma? Eye pressure causes? How is glaucoma diagnosed? Here is eye pressure treatment"
Stating that glaucoma is a serious disease that occurs as a result of higher than normal eye pressure and causes blindness, Professor of Eye Health and Diseases from Istinye University Hospital Liv Hospital Bahçeşehir. Dr. H. Zeki Büyükyıldız emphasized that the prevalence of the disease, which is also known as ‘black water’ among the people, is 2 percent. “IT IS MORE COMMON IN MYOPES” Stating that the risk is 5-6 times higher in those with…"High eye pressure can lead to blindness if not taken seriously."
Eye Diseases Specialist Prof. Dr. Merih Önol told Anadolu Agency (AA) that glaucoma is a serious health problem in terms of eye health. Stating that glaucoma, which is called “the sneaky thief of sight” by ophthalmologists, gradually decreases the fibers of the optic nerve, Önol stated that it is an insidious disease as much as cancer and has sad consequences when it is late. Önol pointed out that early diagnosis of glaucoma, which is usually…"Early diagnosis in eye pressure prevents blindness"
gave | 08 March 2021 Monday – 16:13 | Last Updated: 08 03 2021 – 16:13 Eye Diseases Specialist Op. Dr. Sevgi Abadan Özpolat said, “When the herpes virus settles in the retina, patients lose their vision”. Stating that there are different ways to take care of eye health, Op. Dr. Sevgi Abadan Özpolat said, “As with other parts of our body, some virus attacks can occur on our eyes. The most common of these…"Eye herpes can cause vision loss"
According to the report of Medical News, scientists from the Shiley Eye Institute in the USA examined the records of people who had an Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) scan at UC San Diego Health Hospital in 2014-2019. In the study, it was suggested that Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT), which is widely used in eye examinations, may be possible in detecting cardiovascular disorders. In the framework of the study, 84 heart patients and 76 healthy individuals…"Cardiovascular diseases can be detected by eye examination"
Glaucoma, which is in the 2nd place among the most insidious eye diseases in the world and known as eye pressure among the people, can only be noticed in the last stages. In case of delay in diagnosis and treatment, the disease, which causes serious vision loss, can also cause permanent blindness. In order to draw attention to the disease, the 2nd week of March has been declared as ‘Glaucoma Week’ every year by the…"Eye pressure can cause permanent visual impairment"