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Common Eye Disorders

COMMON EYE DISORDERS COMPONENTS OF THE HUMAN EYE Vitreous Gel Cornea Retina Pupil Macula Lens Optic Nerve ECTASIA Cause: LASIK surgery weakens the cornea causing it to bulge outward. Symptoms: Deterioration of vision. Solutions: Holcomb C3-R helps to stabilize the cornea and stop further bulging of the cornea. Holcomb C3-R" procedure is sometimes combined with INTACS to help reduce the bulge and improve vision. GLAUCOMA Cause: Elevated eye pressure within the eye. Left untreated this disease can damage the optic nerve and lead to vision loss. Symptoms: Severe Eye Pain/Blurred Vision, Headache, Nausea. Solutions: Currently there is no cure for glaucoma. Glaucoma is managed with eye drops 1-2x's a day and in some cases may require a laser treatment or small procedure to help decrease the eye pressure. KERATOCONUS Cause: The cornea gradually thins and bulges into a cone shape. Symptoms: Sensitivity to bright light, problems with night vision, cloudy/blurry vision. Solutions: Holocomb CR-3' involves vitamins and light application to strengthen the cornea. Holcomb C3-R'procedure is sometimes combined with INTACS to help reduce the bulge and improve vision. Holcomb C3-R" treatment is named after Olympic Bob- sledding Gold medalist, Steven Holcomb. He underwent this treatment in 2007. After winning Olympic Gold at the 2010 Winter Games, the procedure was renamed in his honor. Steven's story brought world-wide attention to this non-invasive vision saving Keratoconus treatment. ASTIGMATISM Cause: The cornea or lens of the eye has a different curvature in one direction. Symptoms: Blurred vision, eye strain, headaches. గ Solutions: Corrective surgery, contact lenses or glasses. Sources: http://www.lasikcomplications.com/ectasia.htm#whatispostlasikectasia http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1196382-overview http://www.rightdiagnosis.com/k/keratoconus/stats.htm http://www.nel.nih.gov/health/glaucoma/glaucoma facts.asp http://www.mayaclinic.com/health/astigmatism/DS00230/DSECTION=symptoms http://www.aan.org/newsroom/upload/Eye-Health-Statistics-April-2011.pdf BOXER WACHLER Infographic Designed by: VISION INSTITUTE ENationalPositions Profitable Internet Marketing

Common Eye Disorders

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Common Cornea Disorders There are some common eye disorders that are caused by the abnormal shape of the eye. One such condition is ectasia, a disorder that causes the cornea to bulge outward. LASIK ...

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