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Eye Health: Common Causes And When To See A Doctor

Find answers to commonly asked questions about eye health.

What is Eye Health?

When you have good ocular health it means that you have at least 20/20 vision, you do not need any correction and your eyes are disease-free.

Eye Health Facts – How is the eye Designed and What is its Function?

  • The eye focuses on 50 different objects every second.

  • The brain is the only organ more complex than the eye

  • Your eyes can differentiate approximately 10 million different colours

  • You cannot sneeze with your eyes open

  • The human eye can function at 100% at any given moment and does not need to rest

  • It is possible to blink 5 times in a single second

  • What triggers stress?
    Stress is your body’s reaction to a trigger. Its is generally a short-term experience. Stress is not necessarily negative. There can be positive affects from stress. When stress helps you pull of the impossible, it is positive. Stress can however lead to insomnia, poor concentration, and impaired ability to do the things you normally do, which is very negative. Stress is a response to a threat in any given situation.
  • What triggers anxiety?
    Anxiety is a sustained mental health disorder that can be triggered by stress. Anxiety does not fade away, it hangs on and can cause significant consequences in social, occupational, and other important areas of your life affecting your ability to function. Long terms chronic stress can lead to long-term chronic anxiety. Anxiety & Stress is a complaint among people irrespective of their age. There can be various reasons for the development of Anxiety & Stress and determining the exact cause is essential to obtain proper treatment.
  • How does stress affect your health?
    It can affect your health in many ways. It can cause headaches, high blood pressure, chest pain, heart palpitation, skin rashes, loss of sleep.
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