Q: Why Do Children Have Earaches?
To understand earaches you must first know about the Eustachian tube, a narrow channel connecting the inside of the ear to the back of the throat, just above the soft palate. The tube allows drainage -- preventing fluid in the middle ear from building up and bursting the thin ear drum. In a healthy ear, the fluid drains down the tube, assisted by tiny hair cells, and is swallowed.
Q: Why do children have more ear infections than adults?
The tube maintains middle ear pressure equal to the air outside the ear, enabling free eardrum movement. Normally, the tube is collapsed most of the time in order to protect the middle ear from the many germs residing in the nose and mouth. Infection occurs when the Eustachian tube fails to do its job. When the tube becomes partially blocked, fluid accumulates in the middle ear, trapping bacteria already present, which then multiply. Additionally, as the air in the middle ear space escapes into the bloodstream, a partial vacuum is formed that absorbs more bacteria from the nose and mouth into the ear.
Children have Eustachian tubes that are shorter, more horizontal, and straighter than those of adults. These factors make the journey for the bacteria quick and relatively easy. A child’s tube is also floppier, with a smaller opening that easily clogs.
Q: How are recurrent acute otitis media and otitis media with effusion treated?
Inflammation of the middle ear is known as “otitis media.” When infection occurs, the condition is called "acute otitis media." Acute otitis media occurs when a cold, allergy or upper respiratory infection, and the presence of bacteria or viruses lead to the accumulation of pus and mucus behind the eardrum, blocking the Eustachian tube.
When fluid forms in the middle ear, the condition is known as "otitis media with effusion," which can occur with or without infection. This fluid can remain in the ear for weeks to many months. When infected fluid persists or repeatedly returns, this is sometimes called “chronic middle ear infection.” If not treated, chronic ear infections have potentially serious consequences such as temporary or permanent hearing loss.
Some child care advocates suggest doing nothing or administering antibiotics to treat the infection. More than 30 million prescriptions are written each year for ear infections, accounting for 25 percent of all antibiotics prescribed in the United States. However, antibiotics are not effective against viral ear infections (30 to 50 percent of such disorders), may cause uncomfortable side effects such as upset stomach, and can contribute to antibiotic resistance. Medical researchers believe that 25 percent of all pneumococcus strains, the most common bacterial cause of ear infections, are resistant to penicillin, and ten to 20 percent are resistant to amoxicillin.
Q: What is the Catracat ?
If your doctor told you that you have a white liquid (there was) is not disturbed, you are not the only one. More than half of those over age 65 have some degree of cataract (White Water), and the vast majority of these can be treated successfully by surgery.
Q: What the cause of the cataract (White Water)?
Despite what we may be heard Valsad water is not down on the eye will prevent the vision.
White Water (cataract) is clouding occurs in a section of the eye called the lens. Lose the clarity of your eyes gradually becomes opaque because the light cannot pass through the lens disruptive up to the back of the eye.
Lens is a transparent body behind the iris (colored part of the eye). Lens distorts the light rays to give a clear section on the back of the eye (retina).
Q: What are the health problems of sight?
Cataracts may occur at any age, but more common with age, it is considered a natural evolution of the lens of the eye with age. In the early ages may be caused by congenital, familial, trauma to the eye, certain types of medicines, eye infections, chronic or associated with diseases such as diabetes. All of us may be suffering from water white at some point in our lives.
Some of the symptoms:
- "I can no longer see the same clarity that was mine"
- You may notice that some things are confusing, especially at the edges or to think that wearing glasses that look dirty
- "I cannot see where severe lighting or in bright sunshine as I can no longer drive at night"
- Disturbance in the lens scatters light inside the eye.
Is a bug occurs in Vision and results mainly from the aging process. A situation where less flexibility of the lens leads to difficulty in seeing close objects
Myopia (Low Vision):
This produces the problem of the form of the eyeball and is characterized not see distant objects well. The scientific explanation for this phenomenon is that the image of things to be blurred because it is composed before falling on the retina. Dealing with this phenomenon in the Dallah Hospital ray LASIK and the success of this patch varies between 90% and 100%, knowing that 99% of those who were treated at the hospital are very satisfied with Dallah therapeutic intervention
Blurred vision from near:
Caused by the image composed after the retina hypermetropie
Double vision and blurry picture:
Where the retina consists of an image before and another after the retina stigmatism and to solve health problems enter the visual Dallah Hospital in the center of Ophthalmology latest technology and managed by Global Consultants.