Dry Eyes After Menopause

Menopause is the duration of life after your period stops due to hormonal changes. During this period several health-related issues may appear due to the hormonal disturbances that occur in your body.  Estrogen is the name of a sex hormone which tends to decrease during your menopause. One common problem due to this can be dry eyes. It is a condition when your eyes produce smaller amounts of tears, so you may suffer [...]

2018-10-15T17:51:23+00:00Eye Health|

Pink Eye – 101

‘Pink eye’ is a term used to describe conjunctivitis – inflammation of the thin mucous membrane that covers the front surface of the eye as well as the inside of the eyelids. The conjunctiva is normally transparent, but sometimes due to an infection or an allergic reaction it becomes inflamed and turns pink or even red. One or both eyes can be affected, and the change of color is accompanied with other unpleasant [...]

2018-10-15T17:47:43+00:00Eye Health|

Styes 101

A stye is a red, painful bump on your eyelids which is caused by bacteria that normally live on your skin and inside your nose.  It develops when the oil-producing glands in your eyelids get blocked for some reason, and that creates perfect conditions for these bacteria to thrive and produce pus. Depending on its size and whether it is located on the interior or the exterior side of your eyelids, you may [...]

2018-10-15T17:49:05+00:00Eye Health|