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Tariq Al Fayad

Hi, I am Tariq Al Fayad, Optometrist & Private Practitioner in Tamil Nadu, India.
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Computer Vision Syndrome (CVS)

By Tariq Al Fayad | 4 min read

Use 20-20-20 rule: For every 20 minutes look 20 feet away object for 20 seconds. This gives your eyes rest for sometimes. Several studies reported a significant risk of getting visual symptoms when not taking frequent breaks.

Phlyctenular Keratoconjunctivitis

By Tariq Al Fayad | 2 min read

Phlyctenular Keratoconjunctivitis (PKC) is nodular inflammation secondary to an allergy, hypersensitivity reaction to a foreign antigen at the cornea and conjunctiva. In our practice, we generally see PKC patient's come along with blepharitis. So check for any lid inflammation.

Think Before Buying Contact Lens Solution

By Tariq Al Fayad | 4 min read

As of with my personal experience 'PureMoist (Alcon's) works wonder for SiHy lenses, daily wear basis. RepleniSH (Alcon's) best suits for Hema lenses and 'Renu (B&L)' for hydrogel lenses, extended wear basis.

Measuring Pupillary Distance With Ruler

By Tariq Al Fayad | 4 min read

Pupillary distance (PD) is the distance between the centre of pupils of the eye, measured in millimetres. An adult PD generally falls within the range of 54 mm to 68 mm and for children within the range of 41 mm to 55 mm.

Cosmetic Iris Implant - Permanent Damage To Your Eyes

By Tariq Al Fayad | 4 min read

Color contact lenses are the very popular mode of temporarily changing your eyes to blue, green and other eyes. Artificial iris anterior chamber implants were originally developed for therapeutic purposes but have been used recently for the cosmetic alteration of eye colour.

Am I Farsighted? Causes & Treatments Available

By Tariq Al Fayad | 2 min read

Most of the times people confuses Hyperopia with presbyopia. Hyperopia (also known as farsightedness) is refractive condition found in children and adult, prevalently seen in children, in which the distant object appears to be clearer but the near objects fuzzy.

Myopia | What Does Actually Mean?

By Tariq Al Fayad | 6 min read

Children who performed near work at <30 cm distance were 2.5 times likely to be more myopic. Children who read more than two books per week were also three times likely to have higher myopia.