Keratoconjunctivitis sicca is also known as dry eye syndrome. It can be caused by certain medications such as beta-blockers and antihistamines, allergies, autoimmune disorders, tear production disorders, and menopause. Dry eye syndrome is very common; however, it is essential that you make an ophthalmology appointment with your eye doctor to determine the underlying cause. Here are some common symptoms and effective treatments options for keratoconjunctivitis sicca. Keratoconjunctivitis Sicca Symptoms Symptoms of keratoconjunctivitis sicca typically include burning sensations in the eyes, scratchiness, grittiness, and feeling like you have sand in your eyes.
24 February 2022
Patients who are experiencing vision loss due to cataracts shouldn't delay when it comes to scheduling their surgery. There are numerous problems patients could find themselves dealing with if they don't take care of cataracts promptly. The following are six problems you can avoid by scheduling cataract surgery right away. Cataracts get worse over time. If you have issues with cataracts, you have a degenerative condition. A degenerative condition will only get worse as time goes on if it is not corrected.
24 January 2022
As you age, your hearing can fade slowly over time. This can make it more difficult for you to recognize that you are experiencing hearing loss. If you were to wake up one morning and you were suddenly hearing everything less than the day before, the loss would be noticeable, and you would know to go in for a hearing test. However, when the loss is so gradual that you can't tell you are hearing differently, then the hearing loss can become substantial, and you may still not know there is an issue.
22 December 2021
PrEP is a great way to protect yourself from HIV when you have an HIV-positive partner, or when you do not know your partners' HIV status. It is only available by prescription, but the good news is that you don't necessarily have to go into your doctor's office in order to get a prescription for PrEP. In recent years, there have been a few online services that will consult with you over the internet and prescribe you PrEP as long as doing so is deemed safe and in line with your healthcare needs.
22 November 2021
If you've been debating between hiring a personal trainer or not, give it a shot. There are many reasons why someone may want to hire a trainer, and there are even more benefits. A personal trainer may be the resource you've been looking for. What Is a Personal Trainer? A personal trainer is a fitness guru. Their job is to help you fall into a healthy relationship with exercise. They need to be familiar with anatomy and basic nutrition so they can provide you with the most accurate information possible.
21 October 2021
It may be a requirement to see a stroke doctor after suffering a stroke. You need professional counsel to come up with a treatment plan that's personal to you. If you take advantage of this advice, this relationship will be easy and meaningful. Let Them Discover the Reasoning Behind Stroke Strokes can happen to people for a couple of different reasons. Knowing what your particular reason is will be key in coming up with a meaningful treatment plan.
22 September 2021
If you have an older person in your life, such as a parent or grandparent, you may have noticed that they need a little extra help when they leave the house these days. Visiting the doctor, in particular, is something that may be tough for them. You can help by driving them to their doctor's appointments and going into the doctor's office with them. However, there are a few dos and don'ts to keep in mind when taking an older loved one to the doctor's office.
23 July 2021