Cataract Essay

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 Our Services  Vitamin for Your Eyes  Webinars  Macular Degeneration Treatment  Treatment of Glaucoma  Microcurrent Stimulation  Treatment of Cataracts  IV Therapies  Hyperbaric Oxygen  Homeopathy  Color Therapy  Vision Therapy  Dry Eye  Dyslexia A-A+ Treatment of Cataracts What can I do about cataracts? Cataracts: Alternative Treatments Edward C. Kondrot, MD (H), CCH, DHt What causes cataracts? Are there any effective alternative treatments? Can homeopathy help in reducing cataracts after they develop? As an ophthalmologist and homeopath, I would like to share with you my experiences. Normal Anatomy of the Human lens. The human lens is located behind the pupil or colored part of the eye. It is a shaped like a small magnifying lens and is about ? inch in diameter. If you begin on the surface of the eye and travel inward you would pass through the following structures before reaching the lens: the cornea, which is the clear window and the outermost layer of the eye; the second structure is the clear fluid or aqueous humor in front of the iris. The accumulation of aqueous humor produces an elevation of pressure or glaucoma. The third structure that we pass is the iris or colored part of the eye. The iris is a diaphragm and it regulates the amount of light entering the eye. The fourth structure which is directly behind the iris is the lens. It is held in position by fibrous bands called zonules. It focuses images and light onto the retina much like a lens of a camera. The focused rays of light hit the retina and an image is transmitted to the brain. The human lens works to change the focus from distant objects to close ones. When you reach your early 40′s, changes take place in the lens which make focusing more difficult. This is called presbyopia. Cataracts: What are they? The term “cataract” was introduced by

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