Contact allergy patch test procedure

Contact allergy is a sensitivity reaction of the skin which some people develop on contact with substances usually harmless to others. These substances, or allergens as they are called, can enter the skin and cause the skin to react in a rash. The most common allergens are nickel(available in most costume jewelry),, cosmetics, dyes, perfumes, […]

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Bronchiolitis in children

Bronchiolitis is a very common infection in young children, affecting mainly infants and children less than 2 years old. It’s virus infection affects small breathing airways. The illness starts as cold, leading to cough and breathlessness. This may interfere with feeding and sleep. Babies affected with Bronchiolitis stay sick for 3-5 days, and start recovering […]

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Dry Eyes

This is a chronic disease of the tears and the ocular surface, and may be caused by different factors, including hormonal changes, age, viewing or occupational habits, ocular surgery, certain ocular and systemic disease and medications, as well as a condition of the eyelid called Meibomian gland disease. In many cases, no obvious reason for […]

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Amblyopia: Lazy Eye

Amblyopia is commonly known as lazy eye. This should not be confused with quints. Amblyopia is poor vision in an eye that did not develop normal sight during early childhood. It usually develops before the age of 6, and it does not affect side vision. Development of the part of the brain that processes vision […]

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