Is there a non-surgical treatment for lazy eye?

Yes, if the cause of the lazy eye does not require surgical intervention such as cataract or eyelid drop, and it was diagnosed early, then the use of medical glasses in the case of visual defects as well as eye exercises by covering the healthy eye improves vision in the weak eye, but these exercises must be done according to the doctor's directions to prevent adverse results.

Does the degree of cataract affect the decision to perform surgery?

There is no specific degree of cataract at which a decision is made to perform surgery or not, the criterion is the extent to which the cataract problem affects vision and thus the patient's ability to practice his life normally, such as driving, reading, etc.

What are the reasons of eye dryness?

The cause of the dry eye may be the use of some medicines such as anti-allergies, antidepressants or diuretics that treat high blood pressure, widening the eye opening, or focusing for a long time in a specific work to the point of affecting the rate of blinking, or using contact lenses for a long time, Or some hormonal changes, or a defect in one of the components of tears. The ophthalmologist makes the diagnosis through history and direct eye examination.

Is there a definitive treatment for dry eyes?

Choosing the appropriate type of treatment for each case is reflected in the improvement of the dry eye patient. There are artificial tears of all kinds, which are liquid and sticky, and each has a special method of use. Specified by the attending physician, such as stopping smoking, not using a hair dryer, avoiding places with high temperatures or strong air currents, so it is very important to refer to a specialist doctor to find out the cause of dry eyes and choose the appropriate treatment plan.

What is gas retinal fixation?

Air retinal fixation is one of the methods of treating retinal detachment, and it is done by injecting a small amount of a certain type of gas into the eye socket, where the gas bubble works to stabilize the torn parts of the retina in their natural place, and with time the gas is absorbed and disappears from the eye after performing its task.

Can cataract operation be performed for diabetics?

Cataract surgery is a safe operation for diabetics, especially with modern technologies such as ultrasound "phaco" and femto-laser, and usually the process does not take more than 5 minutes and then the patient returns to his home, but the surgeon must be carefully chosen as experience is one of the safety factors for the patient, as well as adjusting the level of Blood sugar as much as possible before the operation in a suitable time.

Which is better .. conventional cataract surgery or phaco or femto-laser?

Of course, modern techniques in removing the opaque lens (cataract) such as ultrasound "phaco" and femto-laser are better, and give excellent results in terms of the small size of the surgical incision, and thus the patient recovers and returns to his life faster, with the scarcity of the chances of astigmatism occurring after the operation, unlike traditional surgery. However, we may resort to traditional surgery in some cases, such as ossification of the lens and the difficulty of fragmenting it with modern techniques as a result of neglecting early treatment for many years.

How do I discover my child's hidden strabismus?

Although the hidden squint is difficult to notice through a change in the shape or movement of the eye, it affects the function of the eye, and therefore the mother should suspect that her child has hidden strabismus if it is repeatedly obstructed or fell during walking for no reason such as balance problems or a problem in the bones, or from Teachers in the school complained about his reading or transmitting the words incorrectly, or his inability to write in a straight line. In general, the child must undergo periodic eye exams every 6 months or at least a year.

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