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What is Dry Eye Syndrome?

What is Dry Eye Syndrome?

Your Questions Answered By Dr Veerle Van Tricht   Dry eyes is a common condition that occurs when your tears aren't able to provide adequate lubrication for your eyes. Tears can be inadequate for many reasons - for example, dry eyes may occur if you don't produce...

What is a Sub-conjunctival haemorrhage?

What is a Sub-conjunctival haemorrhage?

Your Questions Answered By Dr Veerle Van Tricht A sub-conjunctival haemorrhage occurs when a tiny blood vessel breaks just underneath the clear surface of your eye (conjunctiva). The conjunctiva can't absorb blood very quickly, so the blood gets trapped. You may not...

Do you have conjunctivitis?

Do you have conjunctivitis?

Your Questions Answered By Dr Veerle Van Tricht What is conjunctivitis? Conjunctivitis is an eye condition caused by infection or allergies and it usually gets better in a couple of weeks without treatment. The conjunctiva is the thin clear tissue that lies over the...

How to apply eye drops correctly

How to apply eye drops correctly

Ensure that you're getting the full benefit of your medication. By Dr Veerle Van Tricht Essential tips: Wash your hands before putting in your eye drops. Be careful not to let the tip of the dropper touch any part of your eye. Make sure the dropper stays clean. If you...

Uveitis/Iritis

Uveitis/Iritis

Your Questions Answered By Dr Veerle Van Tricht Uveitis is a form of eye inflammation. It affects the middle layer of tissue in the eye wall (uvea). Uveitis warning signs often come on suddenly and get worse quickly. They include eye redness, pain and blurred vision....

What is YAG Laser Capsulotomy?

What is YAG Laser Capsulotomy?

Your questions answered By Dr Veerle Van Tricht During cataract surgery the surgeon removes the cataract and places a clear, acrylic lens in the eye. In most 50 percent of cases, the lens capsule remains clear after cataract surgery. In the other half, however, the...

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