Frequently asked questions in ophthalmology

Q/ How can strabismus (around the eye) be treated?

In some people, eyeglasses completely control the strabismus, but for others, strabismus surgery is necessary. In general, it is best to treat strabismus (lazy eye) completely before surgery for strabismus.

s/ How is dry eye diagnosed?

A doctor can diagnose dry eyes with a regular examination.

Q: What is visual laziness?

Visual laziness is the inability of one eye to see 6/6 even with glasses and without any obvious pathological cause.

Q / What are the most important ways to prevent dry eyes?

  • wear sunglasses
  • Avoid sitting in a room with a high temperature
  • Avoid strong air currents

Q/ My eyes look tired all the time, can this situation be corrected?

There can be different reasons for this, but the most common is excess skin from the upper eyelid or bags forming under the lower eyelid.

Q/ When should my child have an eye exam?

If your child does not seem to see well or appears to have amblyopia (deviation) in the eye you should not delay and have an examination.

Q: What should be done to protect the eyes?

Wear a hat with a brim while in the sun, or wear dark-reflecting glasses.

Q / What are the main causes of dry eyes?

  • getting old
  • smoking
  • Chronic eyelid diseases
  • Vitamin A deficiency

Q/ What are the symptoms of cataracts?

  • Blurred and blurred vision
  • Seeing things double
  • Blurry vision
  • Seeing halos around lights
  • Sensitivity to bright lights

Q/ I see black dots on the white wall. Is it dangerous for the eye?

If a small amount is not dangerous.

Q/ Is eye allergy frequent in children?

Children have a very strong immune system, so it is normal for more allergic or immunological diseases to appear in childhood. For this reason, children often have more sensitive conjunctivitis problems than adults.

Q / How can I take care of sunglasses and medical?

Be sure to put it in its case and not leave it in areas where the temperature is high, wash the tires with water and clean them with the cloth.

Q/ Do polarized lenses offer 100% UV protection?

Not always, polarization and UV protection are two different things.

Q/ What are the advantages of reflective lenses?

These lenses have a coating that reduces the amount of light that reaches the eye.

Q/ What are transition lenses?

They are lenses that automatically switch with the surrounding light, and protect you from blue rays indoors and outdoors.