Chalazion occurs when meibomian glands on the eyelid margin are blocked. These glands produce a fluid that helps lubricate the eye. People with a habit of touching eyelids with unclean hands are more vulnerable to the condition.
A chiropractor is a doctor who specialises in the diagnosis and treatment of neuromuscular disorders, emphasising on the manual adjustment and manipulation of the spine.
Endoscopy is a process that helps surgeons operate on the internal organs and vessels of a body with specialised instruments. Endoscope is a flexible tube fitted with a camera that is inserted through a small incision.
Glaucoma damages the eye's optic nerve that results in permanent blindness. Called silent thief of vision, early detection is important to prevent the progression of the disease.
Nanosecond laser is linked to normal phacoemulsification machine and helps to remove the nucleus by reducing the total amount of energy delivered.
There are various types of laser surgery used for the treatment of glaucoma. The type of surgery depends on the severity of the disease and it is performed on an outpatient basis.
A macular hole is a small opening in the macula that is responsible for central vision. Blurred central vision and appearance of wavy lines are some of the symptoms of the condition.
A nephrologist treats kidney diseases such as tubular necrosis, renal cell carcinoma, ureteroceole and retroperitoneal fibrosis among others.
Neurology deals with the treatment of the body's nervous system and is divided into peripheral nervous system and central nervous system.
Orthopaedics deals with the treatment of ailments related to the body's skeletal system, muscles and joints. Orthopaedic doctors use surgical and nonsurgical ways for the treatment of the diseases.
Paediatricians specialise in the treatment of children diseases. They manage mental, physical and behavioural health of children from birth till the age of 18.
Psychiatrists treat mental and nervous ailments. With understanding of basic psychology, they treat disorders such as dementia, schizophrenia, and clinical depression among others.
A psychotherapist is a mental health professional who specialises in treating emotional problems and mental health conditions.
Patients undergoing cataract surgery can recover faster with little changes in their lifestyle along with a balanced diet and exercise. Cataract surgery is a highly safe procedure with very little complications.
Diabetic retinopathy, macular degeneration and retinal detachment are some of the retinal diseases affecting the retina. Proper diagnosis and treatment is essential to treat these diseases failing which may result in vision impairment.
An urologist is a doctor specialising in the treatment of diseases of the male and female urinary tract and the male reproductive organs. They treat diseases such as renal cancer, bladder cancer and erectile dysfunction.
Vitrectomy surgery is an operation used to treat conditions such as retinal detachment, macular holes and diabetic vitreous haemorrhage among others.