Archive for the ‘Eyes – Vision’ Category

AMD

Tuesday, November 22nd, 2011

The AMD ( Muscular Degeneration Age-related) is a retinal disease that can significantly affect the vision and now for about 12% of the population between 65 and 75.

What is AMD?

AMD is a progressive of the macula, known as “yellow spot” a small area in the center of the retina on the back of the eye.

Thanks to the retina as the eye sees details, colors, and can get up close and far. AMD, as its name suggests, causes the degeneration of the macula. The vision is gradually degraded, the images are distorted. It becomes difficult to read, watch TV, drive … (more…)

Myopia

Monday, November 21st, 2011

Images in front of the retina

The short-sightedness is a defect of vision, particularly disorders of accommodation: the image is formed in front of the retina instead of forming on the retina. Consequences: the eye sees a lot of distance, the images are blurred. By cons, near vision is correct. The higher the myopia, the greater will be the correct vision at a distance close to the eye. The opposite of hypermetropia . (more…)