Four reasons to visit an ophthalmologist
The eye is not only "mirror of the soul": they can be an indicator of your state of health. Tiny hemorrhages in the area of the pupil can be an ominous signal of impending heart problems, to recognize which can only help your timely visit to an ophthalmologist — this is stated in the new study, researchers from Johns Hopkins University (Baltimore, USA). If more specifically, persons with such micro chromosomes twice more risk to get a cardiovascular pathology, like heart rhythm disturbances, which, in turn, is the forerunner of heart failure or heart attack.
Says one of the study's authors, Dr. Sunil Agarwal: "As the blood vessels of the eyes are very sensitive to increases in blood pressure or inflammation, they are clear markers of the potential dangers in your heart. Timely detecting these signals from your body can help none other than the doctor-ophthalmologist".
The trouble is that if amid all these potential problems with the heart people, in General, has no problems with visual acuity, then a visit to the ophthalmologist may not take place. Below are given three "concrete" reasons why a visit to the "oculist" should be a fatal inevitability.
Dilated blood vessels of the eyeball. As the vessels of the brain are almost identical in their morphology ocular blood vessels, this symptom can be indicative of problems with brain blood circulation.
Yellowing of the sclera of the eyeballs is a sign of liver disease such as hepatitis or cirrhosis. This happens due to the inability of the liver to filter toxins blood.
Different sized pupils can be a sign of a lurking brain tumor or stroke. Both of these conditions is fraught with violation of blood supply of one of the pupils, which causes a mismatch in size.7 ways to reduce the devastating impact of alcohol on your diet
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