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How to Care The Delicate Skin Around The Eyes

Sunday, May 6th, 2012

CARE OF THE DELICATE SKIN AROUND THE EYES Cleansing cream formulations can slowly dissolve the daily accumulation of dirt, makeup and mascara, while leaving the skin around the eyes moisturized. The eyelid skin is particularly fragile and requires a light touch and care. These places can easily irritate sensitive and using a moisturizer at night can protect them. When choosing a moisturizer, be sure to choose one that is specially designed for use near the eyes to avoid irritation. Staying hydrated with moisturizers can also reduce the appearance of wrinkles around the eyes and make a smoother surface for makeup application. Choose gentle products, non-allergenic and avoid […]

Timolol

Saturday, December 10th, 2011

TIMOLOL Trade Name: Timoptic. THERAPEUTIC INDICATIONS Timolol is a drug used locally to reduce the tension within the eye and is mainly used in the prevention of glaucoma in people whose intraocular pressure is too high.

Pilocarpine

Sunday, November 20th, 2011

PILOCARPINE Trade Names: Isopto Carpine, Miocarpine, PVCarpine. THERAPEUTIC INDICATIONS Pilocarpine is used in the treatment of certain types of glaucoma.

Sensitivity to Light

Saturday, June 4th, 2011

SENSITIVTY TO LIGHT A momentary discomfort of the eyes that adjust to light is a normal phenomenon. When you get out of a black theater in mid-afternoon, for example, the brightness of the light, you will surely squint. But what if the normal light of day made you wince and you have to cover your […]

Dry Eyes

Friday, June 3rd, 2011

DRY EYES The blinking eye on the eye extends a film composed of three layers: water, oil and mucus. But at age 40, the tear glands begin to be less active and you have less fluid that softens the eye.

Redness in Eyes

Wednesday, June 1st, 2011

REDNESS IN EYES Maybe you’ve swam in a pool full of chlorine? Or perhaps you’ve drunk too much wine or have you rubbing your eyes a little too hard? Any of these factors can dilate the small blood vessels in the conjunctiva of the eyes, which makes them red.

Fight Against Glaucoma

Saturday, May 28th, 2011

FIGHT AGAINST GLAUCOMA In its early, glaucoma has no symptoms, but as the optic nerve becomes damaged, peripheral vision is blocked, as if you do not see that through a tube. Besides laser surgery, here are other ways to control glaucoma:

Vision Loss

Saturday, May 28th, 2011

VISION LOSS For many of us wearing glasses or contact lenses to correct an imperfect vision is part of everyday life. Millions of people suffer, however, some poor eyesight cannot be corrected using lunettes. There are many causes of visual impairment, in addition to aging which occupies the first place. Over the years, the lens of […]

Burning Sensation in Eyes

Thursday, May 26th, 2011

BURNING SENSATION IN EYES Your eyes may burn when they come into contact with an irritant such as smoke or mist sunscreens that slide into your eyes with the sweat of your brow. These substances can cause temporary delicate membranes of the eyeball.

Eye Discharge

Saturday, May 21st, 2011

EYE DISCHARGE It’s morning, but your eyes are not open. They are swollen and covered with a sticky crust. The inability to open eyes in the morning can be alarming, but the eye discharge is rarely dangerous. It is a defense mechanism of your body.