Study linking light pollution to pterygia

March 20, 2013

Here is the first study I’ve found from a real source that actually confirms the link between artificial light used in everyday situations and pinguecula/pterygia. It’s really incredible because I’ve talks to at least TEN eye SPECIALISTS eg ophthalmologists who have vehemently denied this link could even possibly exist The article is published by the [...]

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New way to reduce a pterygium – bevacizumab injections

November 19, 2012

This is amazing, I found this today reading Eyeworld.org: “A new report hints that some concoction of bevacizumab (Avastin, Genentech, South San Francisco, Calif.) could be injected and reduce the size of pterygium. The research, published online in Cornea in September 2010, found that intralesional bevacizumab injection reduces the size of pterygium and is well [...]

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FAQ

November 19, 2012

Is a pinguecula or pterygium contagious? A: No.  They are calcium buildup on your eye which really just a reaction. Can a pinguecula or pterygium go away on its own? A: No. It can only be excised/removed. Can a pinguecula or pterygium be treated? A: The swelling can be significantly reduced using certain types of [...]

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Blue light makes you blind

November 17, 2012

Light therapist and physician Alexander Wunsch has spent years warning us of the danger of mercury emissions given off by energy saving light bulbs, LCD televisions and computer screens. In this interview he explains the many ways in which these fluorescent lights inflict damage on us.

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Study: Fluorescent Lighting May Increase Eye Disease, Cataracts, Pterygia

November 15, 2012

AsianScientist (Oct. 25, 2011) – The global trend towards using fluorescent globes instead of incandescent ones as a strategy to beat climate change could be increasing eye disease, according to new research by scientists at The Australian National University. The new study, published in the American Journal of Public Health, has found that fluorescent lighting [...]

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Types оf Cataract – Whісh Onе Dо Yоu Have?

November 10, 2012

Cataract іѕ а vision impairment thаt uѕuаllу affects older people. It іѕ а slowly developing disease thаt іѕ uѕuаllу characterized bу а clouding іn thе eye. Thе common symptoms оf thіѕ аrе blurry vision, glare, faded colors, double vision, unable tо ѕее сlеаrlу аt night аnd frequent сhаngеѕ іn prescription eye glasses. It саn bе [...]

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Pterygium Classification

May 9, 2012

Before explaining pinguecula solution, we will explain also about the “close friend”, namely: pterygium. So that later you are not confused anymore when receive an explanation from your doctor about these two terms, namely: pinguecula and pterygium. The term pingueculitis is a form of inflammation or acute inflammation of pinguecula. Both pinguecula and pterygium, both [...]

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UV light and eyes facts

May 9, 2012

Cataract, macular degeneration, ptergium, pinguecula, photokeratitis and cancers of the eyelids are linked to UV exposure The highest ultraviolet exposure occurs during light overcast conditions where the horizon is visible and ground surface reflection is high (such as snow covered conditions). In snowy conditions, ultraviolet rays are reflected upward, hitting you from above and below.  [...]

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Eye relaxation techniques to prevent eye strain

April 18, 2012

I always loved the expression “eye candy” for the sweetness it evokes of looking at something that makes you feel good. So much better sounding than my dad’s favourite expression, “Keep your eyes peeled.” We have so many expressions about the eyes because they really are the window to our souls. Our eyes are pretty [...]

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ULTRAVIOLET RADIATION

April 16, 2012

10.1  Introduction          Since the early part of this century ophthalmologists have     suggested an association between sunlight exposure and UV and the     development of cataracts and other ocular effects (Widmark 1889,     1901; Hess 1907; Martin 1912; Birch-Hirschfeld, 1914; Verhoeff and     Bell, 1916; Duke-Elder, 1926b); however, only in the past twenty     [...]

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