Day: 20 September 2021

Astigmatism- Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment & Prevention

What is Astigmatism? Astigmatism is a focusing problem which results in reduced clarity of vision. The word is derived from Greek “stigma” meaning “point”. “Astigma” means “no point”, because in astigmatism the light rays do not come to a point focus on the retina. Astigmatism is caused by a defect in the curvature of the …

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Blocked Tear Duct in Infants- Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment & Prevention

Have you ever wondered about how tears, how they are produced and drained? Tears are produced by the lacrimal gland in the upper outer corner of the eye socket. They wash over the surface of the eye and drain through the upper and lower eyelids into the nose. Babies can be born with a valve …

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