Friday, 17 June 2011

Blurred Vision Causes & Home Remedies

Blurred vision causes causes of blurred vision are many eye disorders like glaucoma, cataract, presbyopia, myopia, hyperopia, astigmatism and some certain diseases that grow up slowly without any early symptom.

Blurred Vision

Presbyopia, glaucoma, AMD, myopia, astigmatism and hyperopia are all diseases and visual disorders that put our view in difficulty or danger. Indeed some certain eye diseases develop slowly without symptoms until we see irreversible damage. One solution, see an ophthalmologist regularly for early cure otherwise it might be too late for you to get your vision back.

Somewhat later, presbyopia is unavoidable because it is the progressive aging of the lens.

Blurred Vision Causes and how it really happens

Tobacco - bad for our eyes
It clogs the small vessels of the retina and the smoke received in the eye damages the cornea. Tobacco is an enemy to our view because it generates free radicals and obstructs the small vessels of the retina.

Effects of Smoking on Eyes

A cataract is due to:
It is a lesion of the retina or the clouding of the lens which leads to the blurred vision. Each year around 600,000 people undergo cataract surgery. The procedure involves replacing the opaque portion of the lens with an implant.

Normal Eye Vs Cataract Eye

What proportion of Indians is myopic?
Myopia (blurred distant vision) affects approximately 41% of the Indian population. This vision occurs most often after 8 years and may worsen with puberty.

Myopic Eye


Glaucoma
For a long time, glaucoma develops without any symptoms. Only an annual screening beginning at the age of 45 can treat time as when flagging occurs before our eyes, this means that the optic nerve has suffered but the damage is irreversible.

Normal Eye Vs Glaucoma Eye

The astigmatic blur
17% of Indian people with astigmatism, that is to say that their cornea is oval, not round. The result is blurred vision at both near and far, while some letters and numbers are often confused: O, S, D, Q, G, 6, 9, and 8.

Normal Eye Vs Astigmatic Eye

What are foods that help us preserve our sight?
Vegetables and fruits.
Sugar and protein.
Fruits and vegetables rich in lutein and zeaxanthin are very useful to preserve sight. Richest in these two pigments are: asparagus, broccoli, cabbage, zucchini, endive, spinach, kiwi, corn, peas, peppers and grapes.

Food for better eyesight

Read more about: what to eat for better eyesight


AMD related macular degeneration (age)

This degenerative disease of the retina gradually affects the central part of the retina, called macula. There are preventive measures or to stop the progression of AMD, but currently available treatments do not cure it. Hence consult to an ophthalmologist if symptoms occur like perceived lack of light, sensation of mist before the eyes, distorted images, including a distortion of straight lines.

Other eye diseases that causes blurred vision.
  • Dry Eyes
  • Macular degeneration
  • Senile macular degeneration
  • In diabetic lens osmosis
  • During pregnancy, blurring of vision may be noted in certain ladies.
  • Vertebrobasilar insufficiency

Home remedies for getting rid of blurred vision. 
  • Carrot – It contains bet carotene beneficial for eyesight & vision.
  • Indian spinach - contains carotenes that help in soothing & relaxing eyes.
  • Eating almond in the morning after full night water soaking is also helpful in getting rid of blurred vision
Home Remedies for Eye Care

  • Grated potato – useful during pain and swelling of eyes.
  • Applying rosewater on your eyes using a soaked cotton cloth can also be beneficial.
  • Jams, tea, White bread, coffee, meat and eggs are the foods that should be avoided if you don’t want to aggravate the condition. 

1 comment:

  1. my husband is suffering from diabetes from age 7 and has undergone a kidney transplant in 2009 and now he has lost vision of the left eye and now even the right eye is sppoiling, he is undergoing the 'diabetic retinopathy' treatment and two sittings of the laser treatment are done , the last one is due this month 17th, but it hasnt helped at all... his vision is still blurred... pls any help... anybody any home remedy...?! pls email me at monabhamra@rediffmail.com

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