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Strengthen Your Eyesight With Vitamins And Minerals

To know more, visit: Strengthen Your Eyesight With Vitamins And Minerals     In recent years medical research has confirmed the benefits of certain vitamins and minerals in maintaining eye health. What proactive steps can you take to improve eyesight naturally? Learn how supplements and vitamins can help you strengthen your eyesight as your age. Lutein, an antioxidant in the carotenoid family, has been closely linked to a decreased risk of macular degeneration and other eye problems. Foods that are naturally rich in lutein include dark green leafy vegetables like spinach and kale, as...

Blowout fracture treatment is a challenging aspect for optometrist

Blowout Fracture Treatment For the optometrist, the treatment of blowout fracture centers around ocular first aid. The most challenging aspect of beginning an examination on patients who have experienced facial blunt-force injury is getting the eye open to look. Facial and orbital swelling or orbital emphysema can literally force the eye closed. In such cases, a Desmarre lid retractor can be used as a speculum to lift the superior lid. The thin blade can be inserted between the lids and the superior lid elevated by pulling upward. Since blunt ocular trauma involving the eye or face...

Blowout Fracture reserved to connote an isolated orbital floor

Blowout Fracture – Signs and Symptoms Blunt trauma to the orbital rim is the typical cause of orbital floor and medial orbital wall fractures. Although there is no epidemiologic predilection for “blowout fracture,” there are some clinical trends regarding those individuals most likely to sustain these injuries: male, between the ages of 18–30, engaged in activities of poor judgment, with most incidents occurring in or near the home. The specific term “blowout fracture” is reserved to connote an isolated orbital floor or medial wall fracture in the setting of an intact...

Hypercholesterolaemia risk factor for chronic ischaemia in the Retina

The structural and ultrastructural changes in the retina of an experimental model of hypercholesterolaemia specifically changes in Bruch’s membrane, RPE, and retinal layers as well as the vascular changes responsible for chronic ischaemia. Further on, the effects of the diet-induced normalization of the plasmacholesterol levels in the retinal structures are discussed here. The comparison between the two scenarios suggests that hypercholesterolaemia is a risk factor for the development of chronic ischaemia in the retina and therefore for neuronal survival. A cholesterol-rich diet causes...
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