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SMART VISION HOSPITAL – FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTION

Coloured contact lenses give a different look to the person when you want to change your appearance. Warm colours like  grey, brown hazel and honey are more suitable for Indian complexion Whereas brown, grey and green are suitable for lighter complexions. The only difference is colour contact lenses are thicker than regular lenses.

Nothing can be done to dark circles which is due to genetics. But, many times it is because of anemia and it has to be treated. So, taking iron rich foods like ragi, egg and spinach and apart from that good amount of sleep is needed. Using Omega 3 fatty acids can significantly reduce dark circles.

Use hand sanitizers immediately and wash your eyes and face with soap. Avoid further contact with the person having conjunctivitis. If you develop swelling, itching or redness with discharge Consult your Ophthalmologist for they will prescribe adequate antibiotics.

No, the expiry date of the lens denotes the durability of the contact lens material. So, using it beyond the expiry date leads to infection and increase in the blood vessels.

Watching the screen closer for a longtime will cause spasm in your eye. So, this will cause blurry vision and headache.

There is no cure for Retinitis Pigmentosa. When the patient is affected by retinitis pigmentosa it causes tunnel vision and even leading to night blindness or total blindness. However, there are low vision aids.

Allergies due to dust, screen time, asthma, sinusitis can cause itching, watery and irritation. Do consult our Ophthalmologist for anti-histamine tablets and drops so your allergy can go down.

If contact lenses are too tight you can’t wear them for a long time which blocks the oxygen for eyes and causes redness. If it’s loose it feels like a foreign body present in your eyes.

A lot of people will not be able to see light. So when you look at light your eyes start tearing, and watering and it leads to blurry eyes due to watering. It can even be a symptom of a corneal ulcer or keratitis.

You need to maintain strict glycemic control. The sugar level should be maintained below 200 at all times and also the HBA1C should be maintained below 6 which indicates a good glycemic control. 

Sleeping with your contact lenses on will block the oxygen transfer to your eyes. Though the hours can be extended it is not good to wear them to sleep.

In many cases, diabetic retinopathy is not reversible. We do lasers and injections to make it better so make sure you come to an ophthalmologist at the earliest.

When you come for an eye check-up with us, we check the cup-to-disc ratio, applanation tonometry, field testing and also we do a test called pachymetry. All these tests identify if the patient’s eye pressure has elevated or not.

Yes, you can get rid of your glasses if you are below the age of 40 years or even over the age of 40 years.