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Tag Archives: ophthalmologist

Eye injury, should you consult?

Have we all hurt each other, a black eye, because of a champagne cork during a party, that speaks to you? Whether the injury is due to an accident or a physical assault, any contusion deserves medical advice. As soon as there is a sign of seriousness, in particular a red eye, which hurts, reduced visual acuity, double vision or anomalies in the field of vision, it is necessary to urgently consult an ophthalmologist.   When shall you consult if you have an eye injury?   Some eye injuries, such as deep lacerations or bleeding inside the eye, require immediate treatment or surgery to prevent permanent damage that can result from vision loss. If you think you have injured your eye, see an eye doctor near you. Minor scratches on…

High blood pressure, what are the effects on the eyes?

High blood pressure is one of the most common diseases in the world. It concerns almost 400,000 people in Mauritius. This disease causes many ailments, including dizziness, headaches, cardiovascular problems and can have adverse effects on the health of our eyes. Learn more about high blood pressure and the eye problems it causes. What is high blood pressure? High blood pressure is characterized by permanent elevation of blood pressure above 14/8. It is a common cardiovascular disorder that affects the blood pressure that normally needs to be 12/8. There are several causes related to this disease, including age, heredity, lack of exercise or overweight. Hypertension can also occur during pregnancy, and should be monitored constantly to avoid problems with childbirth. The effects of hypertension on the eyes This disease causes…