How far would you go to maintain your youth and your beauty? While today most people have become a victim of the cosmetic industry and (fortunately) only a few really dare to undergo cosmetic surgery, eternal youth and beauty is not only a subject of today's affluent society. No, it's a prominent topic throughout history dating also back into mythology
Bram Stoker in 1897 published his seminal book 'Dracula' in London and established one of the most influential genres in fantastic literature by introducing the Transylvanian blood sucker. Nowadays most people don't know that identifying Dracula with the historical Vlad Tepes -- called the impaler -- was completely made up by Stoker himself.
Numerous systemic conditions impact ocular health. Eye symptoms may indicate systemic diseases and warrant workups with labs. Conversely, systemic disease may explain or help diagnose ocular disorders.