EYECARE

Eye Conditions

Find out more about the common eye conditions, and treatments available from Visique Botany.

Astigmatism

EYECARE Astigmatism Astigmatism is not a disease, but a description of eye-shape where it is oval like a rugby ball rather than round like a soccer ball. Symptoms can include blurring at distance and near as some parts of an image are…

Cataract

EYECARE Cataract Glaucoma is one of the leading causes of blindness. Approximately 2% of people over the age of 40 have Glaucoma and the risk increases with age. Glaucoma is an eye disease in which the internal pressure in your eyes increases…

Diabetes & Your Eyes

EYECARE Diabetes & Your Eyes With children the critical visual development period is up to 8 years of age. During this time the eyes are continually changing. It is never too early to have your child’s eyes examined. Concern that children’s eye…

Dry Eyes

Dry Eyes Dry eyes occur when there are insufficient tears to adequately lubricate the surface of the eye. There are two main types of tears: basal (normal) tears which are always present, and reflex tears which are produced when crying or when the eye…

Glaucoma

EYECARE Glaucoma Glaucoma is one of the leading causes of blindness. Approximately 2% of people over the age of 40 have Glaucoma and the risk increases with age. Glaucoma is an eye disease in which the internal pressure in your eyes increases enough…

Keratoconus

EYECARE Keratoconus The Changing Shape of Keratoconus Keratoconus is a vision disorder that occurs when the normally round cornea becomes irregularly cone shaped. This abnormal shape prevents the light entering the eye from being focused correctly…

Longsightedness

EYECARE Longsightedness Longsightedness is also known as hyperopia and occurs because the eyeball is too short, so that the image at the back of the eye is focused behind of the retina rather than onto it. Symptoms include near blurring. A person…

Macular Degeneration

EYECARE Macular Degeneration A common condition that causes diminished sight is macular degeneration. The macula a central point in the retina which corresponds to the point of your sharpest vision that is used for all fine focus tasks…

Presbyopia

EYECARE Presbyopia Presbyopia occurs because the lens of the eye loses its elasticity, so that the image at the back of the eye is focused in behind the retina rather than onto it when doing close tasks. Symptoms include having difficulty…

Shortsightedness

EYECARE Childrens Eye Care Subsidy Childrens Vision Computers & Your Eyes Drivers Vision Eye Care and Growing Older Eye Conditions Astigmatism Cataract Diabetes & Your Eyes Dry Eyes Glaucoma Keratoconus…