Why You Need To Stop Ignoring Cataract

A cataract is opacity or cloudiness of the lens of the eye that may cause the loss of visual acuity. In the cataract color and structure of the lens is destruct and change in the milky white colors. Cataracts rank as it were behind arthritis and heart disease as a leading cause of disability in more seasoned grown-ups. Cataracts influence about 20.5 million Americans who are 40 a long time of age or more seasoned or approximately one in every six individuals in this age run. By age 80, more than half of all Americans have cataracts. Concurring to the World Health Organization, cataract is the driving cause of visual impairment within the world.

Glaucoma A Silent Cause of Vision Loss

Glaucoma is a group of eye disease which is characterized by increase intraocular pressure. Increase IOP damages the Optic nerve and nerve fiber layer. A glaucoma is a group of ocular conditions characterized by optic nerve damage. The optic nerve damage is related to the intraocular pressure (IOP) caused by congestion of aqueous humor in the eye. There is a range of pressures that have been considered “normal” but that may be associated with vision loss in some patients. Glaucoma is more prevalent among people older than 40 years of age, and the incidence increases with age. It is also more prevalent among men than women and in the African American and Asian populations. There are two types of glaucoma Primary glaucoma which include Open angle glaucoma and angle closer glaucoma, and another one is Secondary glaucoma.

What do you mean by Brain Abscess?

Brain abscess (or cerebral abscess) is an abscess caused by inflammation and collection of infected material, coming from local (ear infection, dental abscess, infection of paranasal sinuses, infection of the mastoid air cells of the temporal bone, epidural abscess) or remote (lung, heart, kidney, etc.) infectious sources, within the brain tissue. The infection may also be introduced through a skull fracture following head trauma or surgical procedures. Brain abscess is usually associated with congenital heart disease in young children. It may occur at any age but is most frequent in the third decade of life. Although brain abscess is relatively rare, it is a complication encountered increasingly in patients whose immune systems have been suppressed either through therapy or disease.

What the Heck Is Mastoiditis?

One of the foremost vital structures in your inner ear is the mastoid bone. In spite of the fact that it’s called a bone, the mastoid doesn’t have the commonplace structure associated with other bones within the human body. It’s made to air sacs and resembles a sponge, instead of being solid and unbending like most bones. It is an infection of the mastoid air cells caused by untreated or inadequately treated otitis media. Infection can be acute or chronic.