Zee Media Bureau
New Delhi: Your eyes function much like a camera. It is the eye that enables you to see the world and its majestic beauty. We cannot imagine life without sight, although, unfortunately there are people who are born blind or with severe vision loss.
The eye is not only the most beautiful, but also one of the most complex and important sensory organs in the body. We need to maintain good eye health to enjoy a healthy eyesight.
Here are some signs that signal you may have some vision problems and that it's time to see your Ophthalmologist.
- Seeing double or double vision
- Blurred or hazy vision
- Severe, sudden eye pain
- Seeing halos around lights
- Swollen, red eyes
- Frequent headaches
- Difficulty seeing at night
- Changes in the colour of the iris
- Painful sensitivity to light or glare
- Difficulty adjusting from dark to light
If you notice any of these eye changes or symptoms, seek immediate medical attention. Just as with annual physical examination, your eyes need regular examinations. Age, diseases or genetics can affect eyesight. However, regular eye examinations and early intervention can help prevent more serious problems later.