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Understanding and Managing Dry Eye Syndrome

Understanding and Managing Dry Eye Syndrome

Introduction At Homesight, we understand the importance of maintaining your eye health for a fulfilling life, particularly when you’re housebound. Dry Eye Syndrome (DES) is a common condition that can significantly impact your comfort and vision, with its...
Hearing Aids

Hearing Aids

Hearing Aids – How they can improve your quality of life! The ability to hear is an integral part of our everyday lives and a key component in establishing meaningful relationships with those around us. For people suffering from hearing loss, this can cause difficulty...
CATARACT

CATARACT

What is a cataract? If your doctor has told you that you have a cataract, don’t be alarmed. Over half of those over 65 have some cataract development and most cases can be treated successfully with surgery. Despite what you may have heard, a cataract is not a...
GLAUCOMA

GLAUCOMA

What is glaucoma? Glaucoma is the name for a group of eye conditions in which the optic nerve is damaged at the point where it leaves the eye. This nerve carries information from the light sensitive layer in your eye, the retina, to the brain where it is perceived as...
Understanding and Managing Dry Eye Syndrome

AGE RELATED MACULAR DEGENERATION

What is the macula? Imagine that your eye is like a camera. There is a lens and an aperture (an opening) at the front, which both adjust to bring objects into focus on the retina at the back of your eye. The retina is made up of a delicate tissue that is sensitive to...
UNDERSTANDING THE HUMAN EYE

UNDERSTANDING THE HUMAN EYE

The eye is a round globe or sphere with a hole at the back where the eye nerve comes into the eye and an opening at the front that you see through.   At the front you get the cornea which is a transparent skin which is very sensitive to light and needs to stay moist...