Eyes

The eye is a sensory organ that responds to light. This allows us to explore the world. Nowadays, most of the other human senses less necessary than before. According to some estimates, our eyes provide 80 to 95% of perceived sensations.

However, it is not true for all. The human eye is like a camera. It consists of several important parts, which are themselves very important, but when one goes bad, it usually results in poor functioning of the entire system.

Eye disease is quite a lot. This is so because the small and highly sensitive organ just slight changes in the internal environment. The most frequent disorders and diseases of the visual system are gray and glaucoma, refractive errors, diabetic retinopathy, conjunctivitis, retinal detachment and strabismus.

It would be useless to mention the various diseases because of their origin often can not control. They are usually caused by hereditary predisposition, microorganisms, physical injury, allergies and poor diet. Even though it is often beyond our control, there are a few guidelines that we should follow what most scrupulously.

Get regular eye examinations. If you feel a change, do not be shy to tell your doctor. If you lose money long-term illness (diabetes) and during the use of medication feel visual impairment, talk to a specialist. Your eyes will continually flush. You just hand you do not need to use a special bath. Washings should combine with morning and evening hygiene. Protect your eyes sufficient quality sunglasses not only in summer but also in winter when skiing or hiking. Wear protective goggles in dusty job, or where there is injury to the small debris (wood cutting, cutting stone, …).Do not look at bright light sources (the sun, incandescent, …) and especially not to flame welding. Do not use excessive amounts of cosmetic products and make sure they dermatological safety. If you wear contact lenses, observe the principles of hygiene and handling them. Allow the eyes adequate rest and do not abuse them work in poorly lit areas.

For prevention options and home treatment is not much to say. Over-recommend carrot does contain carotene beneficial eyes, but that is only effective in conjunction with fats. Freely available in stores you can buy drops for eyes relaxation and reduce dryness. Such formulation is suitable to test a small amount on one eye. If it turns red and whites will not feel burning or other discomfort, you can use the drop in the required amount in both eyes.

Sicknesses of this body part:

Glaucoma

Glaucoma

Description of glaucoma Glaucoma is a term that is used for a specific eye problem that has many causes and is equally colorful and variety of its manifestations. The name comes from the Greek word Glaucus, which means “the color…

Conjunctivitis

Conjunctivitis

Description conjunctivitis Conjunctivitis origin of the word comes from the Latin name of the conjunctiva – the tunica conjunctiva and Latin suffixes -itis, Czech -itida, which indicates that the disease is an inflammatory nature. Conjunctiva is the mucous membrane that…

Squint

Squint

Description strabismus To be able to understand the nature of this disease, you need to start with a little physical patterns of light propagation and wander a bit into the anatomy of the eye. The issue of strabismus is significantly…

Cataract

Cataract

Description cataracts Cataract is a disease that affects the lens of the eye. It’s part of the eye, which is located behind the iris, and its composition is mainly of proteins and water. The lens works on a principle similar…

Impaired vision

Impaired vision

Description of visual disturbances The eye is man’s most important sensory organ. But it is also very sensitive and can have various defects and diseases which could result in blindness. Our eye (bulbus oculi) has a spherical shape and is…

Retinal detachment

Retinal detachment

Description of retinal detachment Sight is one of the major human senses, which allows us to perceive up to 85% of the perceptionsof our surroundings. This perception is mediated by a complex sensory organ – eye. The actual part of…

Myopia

Myopia

Description myopia Myopia is a disease that currently affects about one third of the population. It is the most common disorder of the group refractive errors of the eye, which are far more affected than urban residents villagers. Depending on…

Stye

Stye

Description of barley grains Stye is a common disease of the eyelid. On the upper or lower lid appears painful lump that results from blockage of some superficial glands cap. This blockage causes inflammation, which presents its four typical symptoms…

Diabetic retinopathy

Diabetic retinopathy

Description of diabetic retinopathy Retinopathy is the designation for the pathological changes of the retina and its vessels, which arise in the context of overall disease. Such overall diseases include diabetes (diabetes mellitus, abbreviated as DM), high blood pressure (hypertension),…

Astigmatism

Astigmatism

Description astigmatism Astigmatism is an eye defect caused by faulty or distorted corneal curvature. It is a disease relatively widely represented in our population (about 10% of people suffer from this defect) with different sizes disability. When we speak of…