Dr Babak Babsharif, Ophthalmologist, Subspeciality in Cosmetic Eye Surgeries (Oculoplastics), & Strabismus
Member of American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO)
Member of European Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgery (ESCRS)
Certificate of Ophthalmology from International Council of Ophthalmology (ICO) Cambridge, UK
Medical Degree 1989
Board of Ophthalmology 1997
Subspeciality Degree 2006
Complementary Education in University of Texas, USA

True and false beliefs about the

  • Some ocular diseases such as glaucoma and diabetic retinopathy may be asymptomatic until advanced stages of the disease, so periodic eye examinations even when they are apparently healthy, is essential for early diagnosis and treatment can help .
  • Heavy use of computers can lead to eye dryness and fatigue Shvd.lza recommended when working with a computer, repeatedly press and a sometimes far more eyes to see .
  • The use of glasses or contact lenses can make your eyes prevent deterioration or improvement in the weak eye, but only as long as the eye glasses that you have a clear view .
  • Without the use of glasses or contact lenses with no more than the number of eyes .
  • Carrots are rich in vitamin A number of you, but its use can reduce or prevent the deterioration of her eyes Issue .
  • Smoking in many serious diseases, and the like: the decay of the old yellow spot of the retina (macular degeneration), glaucoma (glaucoma), cataracts (cataract) or lazy eye (amblyopia) as a risk factor (risk factor) is be . Many of these diseases can lead to irreversible visual loss .
  • Drinking alcohol can negatively affect short-term vision is. . When does a legal blood alcohol level to reach or exceed that, the depth perception and night vision effect; accurately judge the distance of objects becomes impossible, blurred vision or weakness of the eye muscles and the inability of their Focus on the things a person may get double vision .
  • Watching television, film and computer monitor from a distance of close to not damage the eye, but may be the only cause fatigue and headaches .
  • Presbyopia is part of the natural process of aging and does not cause other ocular diseases. .
  • Some ocular diseases such as refractive errors (myopia, hyperopia, and astigmatism), glaucoma, types of cataracts, strabismus, color blind ....... Can run. So if you have a family history of periodic eye examinations are recommended .
  • Eyeglasses and contact lenses with the wrong number or not wearing glasses will not cause deterioration of the .
  • This weakening of the eye in dark or low light is not .
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