When the school calls in the middle of the day, my stomach jumps into my throat. “Oh no – something’s terribly wrong!” While my bit of panic is certainly justified – usually a phone call means a sick kiddo means a trip to the hospital – this time it was far more benign: “Jimmy’s got a touch of pink eye so we have to send him home.” Blessed relief! 1,291 more words
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Conjunctivitis, otherwise known as pink eye, can either be caused by an infection – where there will be a greenish discharge or crusting of the eyelids in the morning, or by an allergy – most usually hay fever when itching is a prominent symptom, or by an irritant such as chillies.
Natural Compound clears Cataracts
A recent study found that a compound contained in the body called Lanosterol helps in counteracting cataracts. Moreover, Medical Daily reports that eye drops are being tested using lanosterol, which may mean cataract surgery will no longer be required… 503 more words
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