A vitrectomy is a type of eye surgery that removes the vitreous, a gel-like substance that fills the inside of the eye. The vitreous is replaced with a saline solution, a gas bubble, or silicone oil. This surgery is used to treat a variety of eye problems, including: Retinal detachment: This is a serious condition in which the retina, the […]
1-Tear Plugs If eye drops and gels fail to improve eye dryness, plugs are an easy alternative solution for this problem. It is done in the clinic without pain or side effects. You can call (Amman Eye Clinic) for more details. Nutritional Supplements There is growing evidence that omega-3 deficiency is linked to eye dryness.
Dry eye What is dry eye? When you blink, a film of tears spreads over the eye, making the surface of the eye smooth and clear. Without this tear film, good vision would not be possible. Sometimes people don’t produce enough tears or the right quality of tears to keep their eyes healthy and comfortable. This condition is known as dry […]
Blepharitis is an inflammation of the eyelids in which they become red, irritated and itchy, and dandruff-like material forms on the eyelashes. It is a common eye disorder caused by either bacteria or a skin condition, such as dandruff of the scalp or rosacea. It affects people of all ages. Although uncomfortable, blepharitis is usually not contagious and generally does not […]
What is color blindness? Color blindness occurs when you are unable to see colors in a normal way. Most commonly, color blindness (also known as color deficiency) happens when someone cannot distinguish between certain colors, usually between greens and reds, and occasionally blues. Color blindness can occur when one or more of the color cells of the eye’s retina are absent, nonfunctioning, or […]
Conjunctivitis is an inflammation of the conjunctiva. The conjunctiva is the thin transparent layer of tissue that lines the inner surface of the eyelid and covers the white part of the eye. Often called “pink eye,” conjunctivitis is a common eye disease, especially in children. It may affect one or both eyes. Some forms of conjunctivitis are highly contagious and […]
Can I have both eyes treated at the same time? Yes. Many patients prefer to minimize the time off work and reduce the amount of healing time they experience after surgery, so they have both eyes done during the same visit. Can I drive myself home after surgery? No. Your vision may be blurry in the first few hours after […]