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Disease Information: Blindness
Treatment

1]  Conjunctivitis  :a) Cleaning of the eyes.
b) antibiotic drops like chloramphenicol.
c) use of dark goggles

2]  Glaucoma :  a) Medical line of treatment - eye drops & tablets,
b)Surgical
c) Laser treatment

3]  Corneal Ulcer :a) Use of eye drops. It is depend upon type of ulcer
b) Use of dark goggles
c) Cleaning of eyes
d) Rest to the eyes by mydriatics.

4]  Iritis : Local Steroid  eye drops and ointments, cycloplegics, systemic steroids, ocular  anti-hypertensive drugs.

5]  Cataract :  Surgery (IOL)

6] Refractive Errors :  Providing spectacles

7] Trachoma :  Tetracycline/Erythromycin eye ointment

8] Retinopathy :  Treatment of complication, control of diabetes & hypertension

9] Squint :  Surgery, correction of refraction

10] Night Blindness :  Treatment with Vitamin A.

11] Corneal Opacity : Surgery (Keratoplasty)

 

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