Vision Sitemap - Page 1 2016-09-26
Signs and Symptoms of Neurofibromatosis
Neurofibromatosis can result in widespread benign tumor growth that can affect the entire body. Learn more about available treatment options here.
Eye Exam - Importance of Yearly Checkup
Your doctor urges you to have an eye exam every year. Is a yearly eye exam really necessary?
Eyestrain - Computer Vision Syndrome
If you spend a lot of time each day in front of a computer, you are likely to experience symptoms of computer vision syndrome (CVS).
Eye Doctors - Choosing Eye Doctors
Choosing among eye doctors is an important step toward taking care of your eyes and vision. Eye doctors will help to protect your precious sense of sight and help you to have the best vision possible.How do you Ophthalmologists, optometrists and opticians all provide eye care services. They are known as the three O's of eye care.
Guide to Retinitis Pigmentosa - Detection and Diagnosis
Retinitis pigmentosa (RP) refers to a group of inherited eye diseases that affect the retina. In retinitis pigmentosa, patients experience progressive vision loss.
Eyewear Trends - Young People - Frames and Glasses
Younger generations are shaping eyewear trends. If you want to follow the fashion-minded, look no further than the children of the baby boomers.
Blue Light Exposure - Is It Really a Concern?
Learn about the effects of blue light exposure on your eyes and vision.
Eyewear After 50 - Eyeglass Fashion for Midlife
Learn about eyewear fashion for the over-50 set. Discover which styles make people look older. Shape, color, size, style and lens type are discussed.
Eye Doctor - Definition of Eye Doctor
There are two different types of eye doctors. Learn more about the distinction between optometrists and ophthalmologists and when it is appropriate to seek care from each one.
Computer Vision - Symptoms of Eye Strain
If you spend a significant amount of time on a computer each day, it's wise to watch out for these symptoms of computer vision syndrome.
Pseudotumor Cerebri - Causes and Symptoms
Learn about the symptoms, causes, and diagnosis of pseudotumor cerebri, a condition that occurs when the pressure in the skull increases.
Cataract Surgery - Preparation and Procedure
Learn all about cataract surgery, a procedure to restore vision. A cataract occurs with our natural lens becomes so cloudy that vision is reduced. The lens is removed and replaced with a clear silicone lens implant.
Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis - JRA and the Eyes
Learn how juvenile rheumatoid arthritis can affect your child's vision and eye health and what you need to do to be prepared in case you are faced with this pediatric illness.
Children Vision Problems - Kids Eyeglasses
Learn about eyeglass recommendations for children with focusing and vergence problems.
Exotropia - Outward Eye Turn
Learn all about exotropia, a type of strabismus that involves an outward eye turn, including types and symptoms.
Types of Tints for Sunglasses
Learn about the different types of sunglass tints and which one is right for you. Which type you need depends on different factors.
Polarized Sunglasses: The Best Choice for Sun Wear?
While choosing outdoor sun wear, consider the advantages and disadvantages of polarized lenses and how they can affect your outdoor visual experience.
Epiretinal Membrane - Retina Scar Tissue
An epiretinal membrane is a condition that affects the macula, the most sensitive part of our retina that allows us to have clear, detailed central vision.
Keratoconus: What Is a Bulging Cornea?
Keratoconus is a condition that affects the cornea, the clear dome-like structure on the front part of the eye.
5 Ways Lupus Can Affect Your Eyes
During a flare-up, inflammation occurs in the body, creating fatigue, pain, and tissue damage. Here are five common eye problems associated with lupus.
Top 4 Reasons to Have an Eye Exam
Checking for eye disease, corrective lenses, childhood eye problems and new eyewear trends are reasons why you might schedule an eye examination.
Top 5 Milestones in Vision Development
Learn how a child's vision develops throughout the first year of life.
Seeing Stars and Flashes of Light
Seeing stars is a common visual complaint, but it is usually a normal and harmless occurrence. Learn why this happens and when you should seek help.
Red Spot on Eye: Possible Causes
Find out why you sometimes awaken to a red spot in your eye. Read about the causes, and possibly having an eye exam to rule out diseases.
Will My Baby's Eye Color Change?
Your baby's eye color can continue to change up until about 3 years of age. Learn more about what affects this process.
Computer Glasses - Corrective Vision Tools
Do you need a pair of computer glasses? Learn about computer glasses and how they might relieve eyestrain caused by working for many hours at a computer.
Reasons Why Your Eyes Might Look Yellow
Read about the different reasons why your eyes might be yellow, including jaundice, subconjunctival hemorrhage, leptospirosis, and more.
What Does It Mean to Be Legally Blind?
Learn the definition of being legally blind, which helps people receive government assistance. Understand what is considered a normal visual field.
Giant Papillary Conjunctivitis - Bumpy Eyelids
Learn about the causes and symptoms of giant papillary conjunctivitis (GPC), what you can do to avoid it and how it is treated.
Polarized Sunglasses Definition
Learn how polarized sunglasses work and the advantages of polarized lenses over non-polarized lenses.
Esotropia - Crossing of the Eyes
Learn about a common eye muscle disorder called esotropia (crossed eye) and what type of impact it can have on vision development.
Prokera - Medical Contact Lenses
Learn all about Prokera, a medical contact lens containing derivatives from placenta used to treat eye diseases of the cornea.
Presbyopia - Reading Glasses
Learn all about presbyopia, a condition that causes a loss in the ability for our eyes to focus on near objects that occurs around age forty.
Hypertensive Retinopathy - Definition of Hypertensive Retinopathy
Hypertensive retinopathy refers to retinal complications in the eye that may occur with very high blood pressure.
How to Prepare for LASIK Eye Surgery
Educating yourself and preparing for your LASIK surgery will help you feel more at ease and increase your chances of a favorable outcome.
Band Keratopathy Definition
Band keratopathy can affect the cornea, the clear dome-like structure on the front part of the eye. Explore band keratopathy and find out its causes, symptoms, and typical treatments.
Definition of Narrow Angle Glaucoma
Narrow angle glaucoma is a rare type of glaucoma that comes on suddenly and often has severe symptoms. Learn more.
Halloween Safety - Eye Safety for Halloween
Because of masks and costumes, Halloween poses a small risk of eye injury. Keep your child's vision safe this Halloween by following these tips.
Presbyopia - Vision and Presbyopia
Presbyopia is defined as the loss of the eye's ability to change focus to see near objects. Presbyopia usually worsens after age forty.
Vision Care Plans - Insurance and Vision Care Plans
Vision care plans are often offered as an add-on to medical and dental insurance and cover routine eye examinations and corrective lenses. Learn more about what vision plan are design to cover for the insured.
Color Blind - Eyes and Vision
True color blindness is quite rare and most blind people have problems distinguishing between certain colors, namely red and green.
Eye Muscle Test - How Doctors Test Your Eye Muscles
Learn how your eye doctor tests the muscles of your eyes and why it is an important part of every comprehensive eye examination.
Diabetic Retinopathy - Causes and Treatment
Diabetic retinopathy is a common complication of diabetes. It may cause poor vision or even blindness. Read about the diagnosis and treatments available.
Facts About Diabetic Eye Disease
Eye disease associated with diabetes can cause blindness. Know the facts about diabetic eye disease to lower your risk of vision loss.
Learn About Some of the Causes of Red Eye Spots
What is the red spot on my eye? Learn about the common causes for red eye spots from a subconjunctival hemorrhage to cancerous growths.
Gallery of Eye Disease Simulations
Check out our gallery of images to help you simulate and understand a variety of eye diseases.
Tips for Buying Reading Glasses
Learn more about the differences between prescription and OTC (over-the-counter) reading glasses and why OTC reading glasses may be okay for some people and useless for others.
Overview of Optomap Dilation-Free Eye Exam
Learn about a way to view the inside of the eye without the installation of dilating drops and why some doctors feel that it is the way of the future.
What Causes Watery Eyes?
Learn why you're eyes might be more watery than usual, and what you can do to stop it.
What Are Human Tears Made Of?
Learn how tears play an important role in keeping us healthy, by keeping the surface of the eyeball clean, moist and lubricated.
Medical Use Contact Lenses - Tinted Contacts and Seizures
Learn how contact lenses can be used for medical purposes instead of just correcting your nearsightedness or farsightedness.
Headache Associated With Vision - Causes and Treatment
Learn about the different types of headache associated with your vision.
When to Be Concerned About a Bleeding Eye
Learn about the symptoms, causes and treatment of a subconjunctival hemmorrhage.
Bell's Palsy Eye Symptoms and Effects
Bell's Palsy is often mistaken for a stroke because it typically affects one side of the face. Learn the symptoms, many of which are eye-related.
Adies Pupil - Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis and More
Symptoms of Adie's pupil are usually distinct. Learn more about how it is diagnosed, treatment regimens, and recovery prognoses.
Eye Allergies: Symptoms, Causes, and Treatments
Red, itchy, watery eyes cause incapacitating symptoms and misery for those that suffer from ocular allergies
Narrow Angle Glaucoma - Its Symptoms and Causes
Learn about narrow angle glaucoma, its causes, symptoms, risk factors and treatment options. If you experience the symptoms listed, go to the ER at once.
Current Eyewear Trends for Men - Learn What's in Style Now
Men's eye wear no longer consists of metal aviator frames. Many interesting and fun styles including plastics are now available. Learn about the current eye wear styles geared for men
Contact Lens Wearers and Eye Infections
Learn about bacterial infections found more often in the eyes of contact lens wearers, and easy ways to to prevent them.
What to Know Before You Get Contacts
Are you thinking of trying contact lenses? Learn how to find out if you are a contact lens candidate and the pros and cons of wearing contact lenses.
7 Reasons Your Contacts Give You Red Eyes
Learn what causes red eye when wearing contact lenses and when it may be time to consult your optometrist or ophthalmologist. Redness is a warning sign that something may be wrong with your eye or the manner in which your contact lenses are fitting.
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Treating Blepharitis - A Very Common Eye Problem
Learn about three new methods for treating blepharitis, a very common problem that is sometimes chronic and can affect the skin around the eyelid and the quality of our vision.
Eye Drops for Cataracts - Cataract Treatment
Learn about Lanosterol eye drops as a future treatment for cataracts. While most cataracts are treated with a surgical procedure, Lanosterol could possibly reduce the need for cataract surgery for many.
The Herpes Virus and Its Affect On Your Eyes
Learn about eye herpes, often called herpes simplex keratitis. Herpes can masquerade as many other eye infections and inflammations. Early diagnosis can improve and speed resolution of a herpes eye infection.
The Best Ways to Treat Eye Allergies
Learn the top treatments for annoying eye allergies. Some eye allergies respond well to at-home remedies while other allergies may require prescription medications to stop the allergic cascade.
Orbital Fracture Eye Injury - Vision
Learn all about an orbital blowout fracture and its potential complications
Why Chopping Onions Makes Us Cry
A chemical reaction causes the stinging and burning that results in tears while chopping unions. Learn more about this process and how to avoid it.
Gallery of Eye Examination Equipment Photos
Check out our comprehensive gallery featuring photos of the equipment used in an eye exam.
Anatomy of the Eye Gallery of Photos
Check out our comprehensive gallery of images depicting the different anatomical parts of the human eye.
What are Granulated Eyelids or Blepharitis?
Learn the definition of granulated eyelids or blepharitis. Read why it occurs, the differences between anterior and posterior blepharitis, and treatments.
An Overview of Ptosis and Droopy Eyelids
Droopy eyelids is known as ptosis and can be caused by injury, disease, or simply normal aging. Learn more about this condition.
What Is an Eye Stroke and What Causes It?
Learn all about an eye stroke. Read about the causes, symptoms, risks, diagnosis, and treatments of this eye condition.
What Causes Eye Strain or Tired Eyes?
What is eye strain? Learn about the different causes of eye strain, which include body fatigue, muscle fatigue, vision problems, and glare.
Types and Causes of Eye Pain
Learn all about the possible causes of eye pain, from the less severe dry eye and styes, to more severe optic neuritis and glaucoma.
Eye Discharge - Mucus in Eyes
Learn about the different causes of mucus eye discharge, from bacterial and viral conjunctivitis to blocked tear ducts, dry eye syndrome, and more.
What Is the Meaning of Diplopia?
What is the meaning of diplopia? Learn about this medical eye condition, what causes it, and how to treat this condition.
What Causes a Ring Around the Pupil?
Arcus senilis is a gray or white ring that can develop around the pupil. Learn more about this condition.
Blepharitis Eyelid Inflammation
Learn more about the definition of blepharitis, the types, the causes, and how to treat your irritated eyelids.
What Are the Symptoms of Blepharitis?
If your eyes are itchy and crusty, especially in the morning, you may be wondering if you have blepharitis. Learn about these and other symptoms.
What Are Polarized Sunglasses?
Learn about these sunglasses with specialized lenses designed to reduce glare and increase contrast so that you can see more clearly.
Corneal Cross Linking - Eyes and CXL
Learn about the procedure of corneal cross-linking, the recovery after this procedure, and what causes an unstable cornea.
What Are Photochromic Lenses?
If you dislike carrying around prescription sunglasses to deal with the sun, photochromic lenses which darken in response to UV light may be for you.
An Overview of a Vitrectomy
A vitrectomy is a micro surgery to remove the vitreous gel from the eye when clear vision is blocked. Learn more about this procedure.
Vision Correction - Glasses and Contacts
Learn the definition of vision correction, why some people need vision correction, and what exactly refractive error is in relation to vision problems.
Bloodshot Eyes - Causes of Red Eye
Learn about the different causes of bloodshot eyes, which includes allergies, dry eyes, conjunctivitis, and much more.
Treating Red Eyes with Eye Drops and Compresses
Learn more about using three different types of eye drops and cold compresses to treat red eyes depending on the underlying cause.
Recurrent Corneal Erosion Overview
Recurrent corneal erosions can be a painful and frustrating condition. Learn more about causes, treatment, and prevention.
Invisible Line Progressive Lenses - No-Line Bifocals
Also known as no-line bifocals, progressive lenses provide a more natural vision correction. Learn more about using these lenses.
What Does 20-20 Vision Mean?
Eye doctors tend to throw around the term
20/20 Vision and Visual Acuity
The smallest line you can read on a chart is your visual acuity. Perfect visual acuity is written as 20/20. Learn more about visual acuity here.
Learn About Pigmentary Dispersion Syndrome
PDS is when the pigment that fills the iris is released into the fluid that fills the front of the eye. Learn about complications from PDS.
Definition and Explanation of Optic Chiasm
The optic chiasm is the x-shaped structure caused by the crossing of the optic nerves in the brain. Learn more about this structure and its diseases
All About Neovascular Glaucoma
Neovascular glaucoma occurs suddenly and needs to be treated quickly to avoid blindness. Learn more about this condition.
Meibomian Gland Dysfunction - MGB
Meibomian Gland Dysfunction is a common eye condition that is a type of blepharitis. Learn more about symptoms and treatment.
How Measles Affect Your Eyes
Measles was once the leading cause of childhood blindness in the world. Learn more about how measles can affect your vision today.
An Overview of Macular Edema
Treatment for macular edema differs based on underlying cause. Learn more about the causes of macular edema, how it's diagnosed, and how treatments vary.
Laser Cataract Surgery - Treatment for Cataracts
Learn more about how laser cataract surgery compares to traditional cataract surgery to help you decide if it's right for you.
Is Lasik Safe During Pregnancy?
LASIK is not recommended during pregnancy. Learn more about why you should wait and how long after pregnancy you should wait before scheduling surgery.
How to Buy OTC Reading Glasses
If you think you need reading glasses, you may have noticed that you can buy them OTC in stores. Learn how to pick a good OTC pair.
Episcleritis Symptoms and Treatments
Learn about how episcleritis can affect the healthy of your eyes
Flaky Eyelids and Blepharitis (Seborrheic & Ulcerative)
Blepharitis is a common condition causing flaky eyelids. It is a common problem in both children and adults.
Dry Eye Syndrome 101: What You Need to Know
If you have scratchy, dry eyes, you may suffer from dry eye syndrome. Learn how to treat dry eye syndrome.
When Sjogren's Syndrome Causes Dry Eyes
Sjogren’s syndrome is a condition in which our own bodies immune system attacks our moisture producing glands.
6 Conditions That Cause Dry Eyes
The origin of dry eye syndrome can be caused by several systemic diseases including arthritis and diabetes.
Top 7 Symptoms of Dry Eye Syndrome
Dry eye, or dry eye syndrome, is a common eye condition that causes discomfort due to lack of moisture in the eyes. Below are the top seven signs and symptoms of dry eye.
What Is Evaporative Dry Eye?
Learn about one type of dry eye called evaporative dry eye syndrome.
How Does Drinking Alcohol Affect Your Eyes?
Excessive alcohol consumption has harmful effects on the entire body, including the eyes. Learn more about vision and eye health issues caused by drinking.
Overview of Disposable Contact Lenses
Disposable contacts are made to be worn for a period of time, then thrown out and replaced with a new pair of lenses. Try colored disposables for fun.
5 Ways Pregnancy Affects Your Vision
Changes in hormones during pregnancy are responsible for changes in your eyes that account for blurry vision and dry eyes, among others.
Finger Counting Visual Confrontation Field Test
Learn what is involved in a confrontation visual field test.
Behcets Disease - Causes, Symptoms, and Treatments
Behcet's is an autoimmune disease that may cause severe problems of the eye. Learn about the symptoms and treatments.
How Much Do Contact Lenses Cost?
Several factors determine the overall cost of wearing contact lenses, including the expense of the contacts as well as cleaning materials.
Eye Problems - Diseases and Conditions
Learn about common eye problems including itchy eyes, blurry vision, tired eyes, floaters, and age-related conditions.
Sixth Nerve Palsy - Eye Disease
Learn all about Sixth Nerve Palsy of the eye, also known as lateral rectus palsy. This never is responsible for pulling the eye in an outward direction.
10 Things Your Eye Doctor Shouldn't Tell You
Do you wear contact lenses? Learn the top 10 words of advice that you shouldn't hear from your eye doctor.
Infant Eye Care Tips - Newborn Baby Eyes
Learn how to keep your newborn baby's eyes clean and healthy.
Anterior Chamber - Eye Anatomy
The fluid-filled space inside the eye between the iris and the cornea.
Symptoms and Causes of Eye Allergies
Learn all about eye allergies, including symptoms, causes and treatments.
Contact Lens Safety Information for Teens
If you are considering allowing your teenager to wear contacts, here are a few things to think about.
Overview of Scleromalacia Perforans
Learn the definition of scleromalacia perforans, an eye condition that affects the sclera of the eye and can cause loss of vision.
What is the Pachymetry Test for Eyes?
Learn about the Pachymetry test to measure corneal thickness and why it is important for eye doctors to measure it.
Blepharitis Types - Eyelids and Eyelashes
Learn the different types of blepharitis, an inflammation of the eyelids. Also, learn about self-care and medical treatment for blepharitis.
Tunnel Vision - Loss of Peripheral Vision
Learn the definition of tunnel vision, a condition in which a person retains central vision but lacks peripheral vision.
The Anatomy of the Retina and How it Works
The retina is the light-sensitive layer of tissue in the back of the eye. Learn more about its parts and functions.
Eyelid Margin Disease Blepharitis
Eyelid margin disease is a persistent inflammation of the eyelids.
Definition of Pupil
Learn the definition of pupil and why it is so important to eye care and general medical care
What is the Choroid in Eye Anatomy?
The choroid lies between the retina and the sclera. Learn the full definition of the eye anatomy term choroid.
A Closer Look at Cataracts
A cataract is a clouding of the eye's lens, which occurs with aging. The symptoms are sometimes bothersome and require treatment.
Ocular Rosacea (Rosacea of the Eye)
Rosacea commonly affects the nose, face, and chest, but did you know it can also affect the eyes? Learn more about this condition.
Phoria or Tropia - Eye Muscle Problems
Learn how a phoria and a tropia affects your eye muscles
Chalazion - Eyelid Bump Symptoms and Treatments
Learn the definition of chalazion, a small lump that develops on the eyelid. Read about the symptoms and treatments for this eye condition.
LASIK recovery time - Short term and long term considerations
Long term and short term recovery from LASIK is an important topic for people considering LASIK.
Glaucoma - Diet and Nutrition
Learn all about the role of nutrition in the development of glaucoma.
Lymphoma of the Eye - Eye Cancer
While not well known, lymphoma can also affect the conjuntiva of the eye. Learn more about its symptoms and treatment.
Dilation of the Pupil
Find out about dilation, the method used by eye doctors to enlarge the pupil.
How to Choose Artificial Tears
Learn about the many different kinds of artificial tears.
LASIK Pretests for Prospective Candidates
If you are considering LASIK eye surgery, the following tests should be performed before determining if this surgery is an option for you.
Before LASIK - Preparing for LASIK Eye Surgery
Learn how to prepare for LASIK eye surgery, from which tests your doctor will perform to what you can do to best prepare for the procedure.
What to Expect at Baby's First Eye Exam
The American Optometric Association (AOA) encourages parents to include a trip to the optometrist in the list of well-baby check-ups.
Eye Dilation and Drops for the Eye Exam
Learn all about dilating eye drops and why it's important to have your eyes dilated at every eye exam.
Sunglasses Frames Materials and Styles
Learn about the many sunglasses frame materials and styles.
LASIK Eye Surgery for Astigmatism
Can I have LASIK eye surgery if I have astigmatism?
Dry Eyes Treatment: Punctal Occlusion
Punctal occlusion is a technique used frequently for treating dry eye. Read how
How Does Smoking Affect Your Eyes?
How does smoking affect your eyes? The effects of smoking on your eyes and vision may be significant.
Phacoemulsification - Cataract Surgery
Learn the definition of phacoemulsification, a cataract surgery option.
Intraocular Lenses - Cataract Surgery
Learn about the various types of multifocal intraocular contact lenses. These lenses replace natural lenses during surgery.
Inhaled Steroids - Cataract Development
Learn all about the effects of inhaled steroids on the eyes, including the possible development of cataracts.
Eyeglasses - Eyeglass Lenses for People Over 40
Several lens options exist for correcting presbyopia, or the blurring of our vision that happens as we age.
Pharyngoconjunctival Fever - PCF - Eye Redness
Learn the definition of pharyngoconjunctival fever.
Eyelid Definition - Folds of Skin Over Eye
Learn the definition of the eyelid, the thin layer of skin around the eyeball, what the main functions are, and common disorders.
4 Causes for Dry and Gritty Eyes
Wondering why your eyes often feel like they are full of sand? Here are four reasons why your eyes have an annoying gritty feeling.
Eyelash Lice Types, Symptoms and Treatment
Did you know that your eyelashes are vulnerable to lice infestation? Learn all about eyelash lice from symptoms, diagnosis, and treatments.
Nearsightedness - Eyes and Vision
Learn all about the possible rise in nearsightedness.
Marijuana as Treatment for Glaucoma
Learn about using marijuana as a treatment for glaucoma.
Eye Color - Change the Color of Your Eyes
Learn all about techniques to change the color of your eyes both temporarily and permanently and what risks you may be taking.
Corneal Ulcers Causes, Symptoms and Treatment
A corneal ulcer is an opening, sore or erosion in the cornea. If the cornea becomes inflamed due to infection or injury, an ulcer may develop. A corneal ulcer is a serious condition that must be treated promptly to avoid lasting vision problems.
Getting Your Toddler to Wear Sunglasses
Just as it is important for you, your child should be wearing sunglasses too. Learn ways to keep sunglasses on a squirmy toddler and teach him good sun habits so those habits carry into adulthood.
Stem Cell Contact Lenses - Contacts for Eye Disease
Learn all about stem cell contact lenses used in the treatment of eye disease and injuries could provide a convenient method of healing the surface of the eye.
Top 10 Causes of Red Eyes
A red eye can be caused by many things, and often produces irritating symptoms. Here are the top 10 causes of red eye from pink eye to glaucoma.
Scleritis - Eye Disease - Inflammation
Learn about scleritis, a serious condition sometimes caused by autoimmune disease that affects the white portion of the eye
Vision Insurance - Eye Exams
Vision insurance can be confusing, but it is to your benefit to understand the differences between medical and vision insurance.
how does tonometry eye pressure test work
Learn about the different ways eye doctors measure your eye pressure and what that eye pressure could mean for your eye health.
Pinhole Glasses - Vision Improvement
You may have heard about the benefits of pinhole glasses. But do they really work? Read a review of this alternative to prescription eyeglasses.
Monovision - One Contact Lens
My eye doctor offered to fit me with monovision contact lenses. What is monovision?
Higher Order Aberrations - Visual Imperfections
Higher order aberrations are visual obscurations that cause visual symptoms in some patients. Learn more about this condition.
Crossed Eyes in Newborn Babies
Crossed eyes are normal in newborn infants, as the entire visual system is underdeveloped.
Vision and Pituitary Adenoma
Learn about pituitary adenoma, a brain tumor that can affect vision.
Glaucoma Awareness and Glaucoma Week
Learn all about glaucoma awareness and the World Glaucoma Association with this interview with Dr. Robert Fechtner, Executive Vice President of the WGA.
Blood in the Eye and Hyphema Symptoms
Hyphema refers to the presence of blood in the eye, usually caused by trauma.
Viral Conjunctivitis - Viral Eye Infection
Learn about epidemic keraconjunctivitis, a highly contagious viral eye infection.
Dry Macular Degeneration - Stages and Types
Learn about the different categories of dry age-related macular degeneration. The disease usually progresses slowly and goes through three stages.
Cycloplegic Refraction Explained
Learn the definition of cycloplegic refraction, a test used to measure vision.
Eye Mucus Types, Characteristics, Functions
Learn and identify the different types of eye mucus and conditions associated with them. A consultation with your doctor may be needed for treatment.
Digital Retinal Imaging - Eye Test
There are differences between routine vision screening and a comprehensive eye exam. Digital retinal imaging is an important part of a comprehensive exam.
What Is Demodex - Eye Mites
Demodex (eye mites) can sometimes be confused for blepharitis. Learn the signs of mites and how to treat them.
Tips for Buying Sunglasses
A few quick tips for buying sunglasses. Sunwear could be the most important purchase you make to protect your eye health.
How to Get Your Prescription in Your Sunglasses
Learn about prescription sunglasses and the options that you may want to select.
How the Right Lenses Could Up Your Golf Game
Learn about ways to achieve the best vision for golfing. Whether you are a novice or a professional golfer, high-quality vision is important to your golf game.
Tints for Sunglasses - Does Color Matter?
Handy tips for picking tints and colors for sunglasses.
Cornea Definition - Front of the Eye
The multi-layered cornea is extremely important to our vision and general eye health. Learn more about how it works and how an eye doctor examines it.
How to Practice Good Contact Lens Hygiene
You probably know not to sleep in your contacts and not to rinse them with water, but what else should you know about proper contact lens hygiene?
Contact Lens Definition and Development
Learn the definition of a contact lens. Also read brief descriptions of the different types of lenses that have been developed throughout history.
How Do People Who Are Color Blind See Colors?
A person who is color blind sees colors in different ways than someone who is not color blind.
What Causes Cataracts?
Learn about the causes, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of eye cataracts.
Current Options in the Treatment of Cataracts
If you are diagnosed with a cataract, there are treatment options other than surgery that can be considered to replace your clouded lens.
Allergic Conjunctivitis - Eye Infection
An inflammation of the conjunctiva of the eye due to an allergen.
Drusen - Deposits in the Eye
Drusen are small yellow deposits that form under the retina.
Glaucoma Risk Factors - Eye Disease
Increased eye pressure puts you at risk for developing glaucoma, but does not mean you have the disease.
Before You Have LASIK Eye Surgery
Before you schedule LASIK eye surgery, find out what is involved and what could go wrong. LASIK eye surgery is a serious procedure that will affect the rest of your life.
Teenagers and LASIK - Vision Surgery
Your teen may be begging you for LASIK -- surgery that can finally let her ditch her glasses and go lens-less. Is LASIK even recommended for teens? Learn the answer here.
Corneal Transplant - Eye Surgery
Learn what is involved in having a corneal transplant and what the signs of a corneal transplant rejection are.
Retinoscopy - Retinal Eye Exam
Learn all about retinoscopy, an important part of an eye exam.
Eye Refraction Tests - Objective and Subjective
Learn the difference between objective and subjective refraction eye tests.
Corneal Abrasion - Eye Injury Causes and Symptoms
Learn all about corneal abrasions and how long they take to heal
Acupuncture for Eye Health Problems
Learn all about the eye health benefits of acupuncture treatment.
Contact Prescription - Expiration Dates
Learn about why contact lenses expire - Your eye health is at stake
All About Wearing Contact Lenses - Vision
Learn facts and tips about contact lenses. Find out if contact lenses are for you.
Eyeglass Lens Materials - Types and Choices
Eyeglass lenses can be made from several different materials. Find out which lens material is best for your next pair of frames.
How to Read Your Eyeglass Prescription
Learn how to make sense of your eyeglass prescription.
Is Antireflective Coating on Lenses Worth the Cost?
Is an anti-reflective coating applied to lenses worth the extra cost?
Bionic Implants - Macular Degeneration
Learn all about bionic implants for macular degeneration.
Contact Lenses - Presbyopia
Learn about contact lens options for people with presbyopia.
Anti Fog Lenses - Fogged Glasses
Learn all about special products that prevent fogged eyeglasses.
Face Blindness - Definition of Prosopagnosia
Face blindness, or prosopagnosia, is the inability to differentiate between faces.
Ebola and the Eyes - Eye Infection
Learn all about Ebola and your eyes.
Cat Scratch and Eyes - CSD
Learn about vision and eye complications of cat scratch disease.
Autologous Serum Eye Drops - Dry Eyes
Learn about autologous serum eye drops and how they can provide relief from dry eye syndrome when conventional treatments have failed.
What Is Central Serous Retinopathy?
Central serous retinopathy is a retinal condition that affects young to middle aged people with no other previous signs or symptoms of retinal disease.
Epithelial Basement Membrane Dystrophy
Learn all about epithelial basement membrane dystrophy (EBMD).
Nearsightedness and Education - Study Links School to Myopia
Learn how obtaining a higher education may contribute to the development of nearsightedness.
Statin Drugs - Cataracts
Learn about statin drugs and how they might increase your risk for developing cataracts.
Effects of Shingles and Herpes of the Eye
Learn about how Herpes Zoster, or shingles, affects the eye.
Freckle in the Eye (Choroidal Nevus)
A choroidal nevus is simply a freckle inside the eye.
Diplopia Definition - Double Vision
Seeing double? The medical term for double vision is diplopia. Double vision occurs if the two eyes are misaligned and are aimed at two different targets.
All About Angioid Streaks - Eye Condition
Learn all about angioid streaks, what they are and how to treat them.
Asthenopia or Tired Eyes
Learn all about tired, achy eyes, a condition also known as asthenopia.
Choroidal Effusion - Buildup of Fluid
Learn the definition of choroidal effusion, a buildup of fluid in the eye.
Eye Muscle Surgery - How to Prepare Your Child
Learn how to prepare your child, and yourself, for eye muscle surgery.
Cycloplegic Eye Drop Definition and Uses
Learn the definition of cycloplegic eye drop and how it is used in eye care
Albinism and Eyes - Eyeglasses for Children With Albinism
Learn how eyeglasses can help children with albinism.
Tests to Diagnose a Cataract
Learn about tests used for the diagnosis of eye cataracts.
8 Common Cataract Symptoms
Learn the symptoms of a cataract and how to tell when it is time to consider cataract surgery.
Driving at Night - Safety Tips
The human eye doesn't see well in the dark. Here are ways to improve your night vision while in an automobile. (For example: Turn off all interior lights.)
Sarcoidosis - Eye Symptoms
Learn how sarcoidosis disease affects your eyes and vision.
Sleep Apnea - Eye Conditions Risks
Sleep apnea may increase your risk of developing serious eye conditions.
Farsighted - Nearby Objects are Blurry
Symptoms and treatment of farsightedness, or hyperopia.
Eye Pupil Size - Medical Problems
Pupil size is important in medicine because it can reveal medical problems in other parts of the body.
How To Remove a Foreign Object From Your Eye
Follow these tips if you have a foreign object in your eye.
Polycarbonate Lenses - Eyeglass Material
Learn about polycarbonate, impact-resistant lenses. Eye doctors recommend these types of lenses for safety purposes.
How to Reduce or Stop Eye Twitching
Learn the right steps to reduce or eliminate an eyelid twitch
How Long Eye Dilation Will Last
After an eye examination, how long will my pupils remain dilated?
Top 10 Signs Your Child Needs Glasses
Many children have undetected vision problems. Parents and teachers must watch for obvious signs that a child might need glasses.
Your Vision After LASIK - How Well Will You See?
LASIK will almost certainly reduce your dependence on glasses and contact lenses, but there can be no guarantee that you will be able to achieve perfect vision without glasses.
Eye Problems and Hepatitis B Virus - What You Need to Know
Learn about the ways that Hepatitis B can affect your eyes.
Sun Damage - Eye and Vision
Learn all about how the sun and UV rays can damage your eyes and vision.
Yag Laser Posterior Capsulotomy
Learn the definition of Yag laser posterior capsulotomy.
Workplace Eye Health - Digital Eyestrain
Learn about digital eyestrain and how Lenscrafters has changed the way
Vision After Lasik - Eye Surgery
Will your vision after lasik be better than it was before?
Eyes and Blinking - Why We Blink Our Eyes
Learn all about our eyes and why we have to blink them.
Eye Twitch Causes - Eyelid Spasm
Dr. Bedinghaus reveals the top causes of annoying eye twitches, and how you can make them go away.
Why Do Eye Doctors Charge More for Contact Lens Exams?
Why do eye doctors charge more for contact lens exams?
What Side Effects to Expect after Laser Vision Correction Surgery
What side effects can I expect after LASIK? Certain side effects are normal after undergoing LASIK, as they are part of the healing process.
Uveitis - Eye Inflammation
It may sound like a condition caused by the sun's UV rays, but uveitis is actually an inflammation or swelling of the eye's uvea.
Cover Test - Eye Exam
Learn about the two parts of the cover test that takes place during an eye examination.
Refractive Error - Vision Problem - Eye Exams
Learn what it means to have a refractive error and how to correct it.
Phosphene - Seeing Stars
A phosphene is a phenomenon of seeing light without light actually entering the eye.
Nystagmus - Uncontrolled Eye Movements
Learn about the eye condition nystagmus, or rapid uncontrolled eye movements.
Glaucoma Symptoms, Causes, and Treatment
Glaucoma refers to a group of diseases that cause damage to the optic nerve. If left untreated, glaucoma may cause vision loss and blindness.
Vision: The Definition of Emmetropia
What does the term emmetropic eye mean? Here is an expert-written description of emmetropia in relation to eye health and vision.
Corneal Topography - Eye Exam
Learn about corneal topography, an important component of a contact lens examination.
What Is Conjunctivitis? (An Overview of "Pink Eye")
Learn all about pink eye and ways to keep it from spreading.
What Is an Eye Stye? Symptoms and Treatment
A stye is a common eye problem. Learn about the causes and treatment of eye styes.
Astigmatism: Definition, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment
Astigmatism, commonly mistaken as stigmatism, is a vision disorder that causes objects to be blurry, and can occur both in nearsightedness and farsightedness.
Hybrid Contact Lens - Alternative
Learn about why some people have to wear a hybrid contact lens
Diopter - Eyeglass Prescription
A diopter is used to denote the refractive power of eyeglasses and contact lenses.
Lens - Transparent Structure of the Eye
Learn the definition of lens, the transparent structure of the eye that brings light into focus on the retina.
What Is a Blind Spot?
Learn all about blind spots and why some people have them.
What Happens During an Eye Exam?
A comprehensive eye exam includes several tests. Each test will help your eye doctor determine the overall health of your eyes and an accurate prescription.
Newborn Baby Vision - Infant Eyesight
Your newborn baby gazes at you, but what does he really see?
Baby Eye Color - Facts
Learn why your eyes are blue and if it is possible to predict your baby's eye color
What Conditions Can Cause Eye Pain?
What causes eye pain? If you have eye pain that is severe or causes decreased vision, seek medical attention immediately. Read more about the disorders.
Wet vs Dry - Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Learn the difference between wet and dry macular degeneration.
Walmart Vision Center - Eye Exams and Glasses
Wal-Mart offers vision and eye care along with a nice selection of eyewear.
Visual Field Test - Abnormal Results
Learn about the visual field test and what the results can tell you about your vision.
Eyes and Vision: Facts About The Human Eye
Learn all about your eyes and vision.
Eye Sun Safety - UV Rays
Learn how to protect your eyes from the sun. Exposure to UV radiation can harm your eyes and affect your vision.
Newborn Eye Infections and Problems
Learn about several eye infections that could affect your newborn baby.
Visual Field Test -Eye Exam
Learn the possible causes of abnormal visual field test results.
Trichiasis - Definition of Trichiasis
Learn the definition of trichiasis as well as diagnosis, symptoms and treatment.
6 New Ways to Save Your Sight - Sight Saving Technology
Learn all about six new developments that are being used to save vision.
Types of Cataracts by Location and Origin
Learn about the different types of cataracts, their location and origin, and how they are treated to help achieve normal or near-normal vision.
Uncommon Treatments for Dry Eyes
Learn about not-so-common treatments for dry eye syndrome.
Multiple Sclerosis and Vision Problems
What vision problems are associated with multiple sclerosis?
Poking Eyelashes (Trichiasis) - Symptoms, Causes, and Treatment
Does it feel like your eyelashes are poking you in the eye? Trichiasis is a common eyelash problem that causes eyelashes to grow abnormally.
Monovision LASIK - Eye Surgery
Learn how monovision can reduce the need for reading glasses.
Traumatic Iritis - Symptoms and Diagnosis
Traumatic iritis is an inflammatory condition that affects the iris of the eye — the colored part of the eye that controls light that enters in.
Trabeculectomy Information - Glaucoma Surgery
Learn about trabeculectomy, a surgical treatment for glaucoma.
Top 10 Tips for Macular Degeneration
Tips for improving quality of life for people with macular degeneration.
Common Causes of Eyelid Swelling
Learn about the top causes of eyelid swelling and what it could mean for your overall health.
Tonometer - Eye Exam Tool
A tonometer is used to measure the pressure inside the eye.
Tips for Living With Glaucoma
Newly diagnosed with glaucoma? Learn how to cope with glaucoma, including ways to manage your daily life.
Living With Fuch's Dystrophy - Eye Disease
Learn all about living with Fuch's Dystrophy and how modern technology can reduce your chance of serious complications.
Latisse: An FDA-approved Treatment for Longer Eyelashes
Many people are asking their eye doctors for Latisse, an FDA approved drug to increase the quality and quantity of eyelashes.
LASIK Post-Operation Surgery Recovery
Learn what to expect after a LASIK eye surgery procedure and how what you do after the procedure can affect the success of your final visual outcome.
LASEK or LASIK - Eye Surgery
Learn the differences between LASEK and LASIK eye surgeries.
Soft Contact Lenses for Keratoconus
Learn about using soft contact lenses as an alternative to rigid gas permeable contact lenses for correcting vision impaired by keratoconus.
LASIK Surgery - What Happens During LASIK
Learn what happens during a LASIK surgery procedure.
Nearsighted Vision Symptoms, Causes and Treatment
Nearsightedness is a common vision problem. Nearsightedness causes distant objects to be blurry.
Corneal Thickness - Glaucoma Risk
Learn how corneal thickness could be a significant risk factor for developing glaucoma.
Pink Eye, Conjunctivitis Symptoms and Causes
Learn about the symptoms of pink eye, or conjunctivitis.
Connection Between Sports and Eye Injuries
Sports and recreational activities cause more than 40,000 eye injuries each year, most of which could be prevented in the first place.
Snellen Eye Chart - Vision Exam
A Snellen eye chart is the eye chart used by your eye doctor to check vision acuity.
Buy Eyeglasses - How to Choose a Pair of Glasses
The following steps will help you find the perfect eyeglasses to fit your look and lifestyle.
Problems With Sleeping With Eyes Open
Learn about eyelid condition nocturnal lagophthalmos (sleeping with your eyes open).
Silicone Hydrogel Lenses - Safer Than Regular Contacts?
Wearing contact lenses increases the risk of developing dangerous eye infections. Are silicone hydrogel lenses a safer alternative to regular soft contact lenses?
Cost of Latisse - Longer Eyelashes
Learn the cost of using Latisse to enhance eyelashes.
Sunglasses - Eye Protection
Learn all about what to look for when shopping for sunglasses.
Eight Reasons Why You Shouldn't Have Lasik Surgery
Lasik eye surgery is not for everyone. Find out if you are qualified to be a lasik candidate.
Blocked Tear Duct - Blocked Tear Duct Treatment
If a blocked tear duct is discovered early enough, treatment is usually simple, and infection can usually be avoided.
Serious Types of Allergic Eye Disease
Learn about two types of eye allergies that can be threatening to your sight.
School Eye Exams - Vision Screenings
School eye exams are important for screening kids for vision problems. Learn about school vision screenings.
Scleral Contact Lenses - More Comfortable Contacts
Learn all about scleral contact lenses and how they could benefit your vision.
High Blood Pressure - Glaucoma - Eye Disease
Learn about the possible link of hypertension and glaucoma.
Types of Retinal Detachment of the Eyes
Retinal detachment is when the retina separates from the choroid. Retinal detachment is a true eye emergency.
Refraction - Measurement of Vision
Learn the definition of refraction as it relates to your eye or vision exam, along with different methods of refraction.
Graves' Disease and Its Affect on the Eyes
Graves' disease is the most common form of hyperthyroidism or overactive thyroid. Read about its causes, how it is diagnosed and how it is treated.
Pseudoexfoliation Glaucoma - What Is PXF Glaucoma
Learn about Pseudoexfoliation glaucoma and how it affects your eyes and vision.
Glaucomatocyclitic Crisis - Glaucoma - Elevated Eye Pressure
Learn all about Glaucomatocyclitic Crisis, or GCC.
Pseudomembrane Definition - Eye Anatomy
Learn the definition of pseudomembrane, a false membrane in the eye.
Pupillary Testing - Eye Neurologic Tests
Learn three types of pupil tests that eye doctors use.
What is the GDx Nerve Fiber Analyzer Test?
The GDx test is useful in the detection and diagnosis of glaucoma.
Four Types of Progressive Lenses (No-Line Bifocals)
Learn about the various types of progressive lenses.
Pregnancy Dry Eyes - Maternity Eye Problems
Why do my eyes feel dry now that I'm pregnant? Learn the answer behind this, one of the many changes that can come along with those 9 months.
Pinguecula - Definition of Pinguecula
A common, non-cancerous growth of the mucous membrane lining the eyeball and underside of the eyelids (conjunctiva).
Permanent Eye Makeup - Potential Complications
Permanent makeup applied to the eyelids, eyelashes and eyebrows is becoming more and more popular,but it carries risk of complications such as infection.
Peripheral Iridotomy - Glaucoma Treatment
Learn the definition of peripheral iridotomy and how it could save your vision.
Pain Behind the Eyes - Common Causes
Pain behind the eye can stem from dry eyes to sinus problems to the need for a prescription change. Read more about when pain can be a sign of a problem.
Optic Neuritis - Eye Condition
Optic Neuritis - Signs, Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis & Treatment
What is Optical Coherence Tomography?
Learn the meaning of optical coherence tomography, or OCT.
Floaters - Spots in Vision - Seeing Spots and Specks
Eye floaters are small particles in the fluid inside your eye. These particles can cast a shadow on the retina causing us to see spots in our vision. Some floaters can be a sign of a serious medical eye problem
Floaters - Cobwebs - Spots in Vision
Learn all about spots, floaters, cobwebs and rings that sometimes show up in your line of vision.
Cataract Surgeon - Questions to Ask
Learn four questions that should be answered by your cataract surgeon.
Iris - Colored Part of Eye
Learn about the iris, the colored part of the eye.
Second Sight - Change in Vision
Learn the definition of
Red Eye With Other Symptoms: Warning Signs (Vision)
If you have red eye, look out for the following warning symptoms that may be serious.
Eyes and Sickle Cell - Blood Disorder
Learn how sickle cell disease may affect your eyes.
Glaucoma Detection Tests - Eye Disease Diagnosis
If diagnosed early enough, glaucoma can be properly managed to prevent major loss of vision. Here are six types of examinations used to help detect it.
Living With Astigmatism - Minimizing Unpleasant Symptoms
Learn a few ways to help minimize unwanted symptoms associated with astigmatism.
LASIK - Laser Vision Correction
Lasik vision correction is the most commonly performed type of laser surgery to correct vision problems.
Video Games and Eyes - Kids Vision Problems
Playing video games for extended amounts of time can lead to eye discomfort, fatigue, blurred vision and headaches.
Progressive Lens - Presbyopia Correction
Learn the definition of progressive lens and advantages to wearing them.
Plaquenil Side Effects on Your Eyes
What you should know about your eyes if you take Plaquenil.
PAM Test - Cataract Surgery
Eye doctors sometimes use the PAM test to determine if cataract surgery will be successful.
Posterior Vitreous Detachment - PVD
Posterior vitreous detachment is a common condition in people over age 65.
How to Determine Your Dominant Eye
This quick test will determine eye dominance. Find your dominant eye.
How Much Does LASIK Cost?
Find out how much LASIK costs and ways to finance it.
How to Avoid Eye Styes
If you are prone to styes, the following tips may help you avoid them.
How Long Can I Wear My Contact Lenses?
Can two-week disposable lenses be worn longer than two weeks?
Allergies and Contact Lenses - Tips and Hints
Contact lenses tend to cause problems for people with allergies. Here are five tips to help you get through the season with happy eyes.
Vision Symptoms - When You Should Seek Emergency Care
Many eye conditions are minor and temporary. However, these four vision symptoms require a doctor's immediate attention.
Top 5 Guidelines for Ordering Contacts Online
Remember that contact lenses are medical devices that should be properly fitted and cared for to maintain healthy eyes and vision. Follow the guidelines below when ordering contact lenses online.
Kids' Eyeglasses-Top 6 Things to Look for in Kid's Eyeglasses
Does your child need a new pair of eyeglasses? Here are the top six things to look for in kids' eyeglasses.
Problems With Night Vision After Lasik Surgery
Will I have night vision problems after I have Lasik? Learn about this possibility and why it could occur.
Do You Know Your Vision Benefits Are Under Medicare?
Learn about Medicare benefits for vision care and whether routine eye exams, glasses, refractions, glaucoma treatments and more are covered,
Macular Hole - Definition of Eye Problems
A macular hole is a hole in the eye's macula. The macula is a highly specialized area of the central retina that gives us the ability to see fine detail.
Macular Hole - Small Break in the Macula
Is a macular hole the same thing as macular degeneration?
Macular Telangiectasia - Eye Disease - MacTel
Macular telangiectasia is an eye condition that affects the macula, possibly causing loss of central vision.
Macular Edema - Swelling of the Macula
Learn all about macular edema, swelling of the macula, and how it can cause changes in your vision as well as how to prevent and treat it.
Vision Plan - Insurance For Eye Exams And Materials
The right vision plan can save you a lot of money. Is it time to look for a vision plan with better benefits?
Corneal Haze Definition - Cloudy Cornea
Learn the definition of corneal haze, a cloudy or opaque appearance of the clear front layer of the eye.
Empower Eyewear - Electronic Glasses
Learn about emPower eyewear, frames and lenses with electronic prescriptions.
Definition of Eye - Vision
Find out the definition of the eye organ, what role it plays in human vision, and illustration of the organ's anatomy.
Contact Lens Care - Storing Contacts in Plain Water
Contact lenses must be properly cleaned and stored to be safe to wear in your eyes.
Astigmatism In Both Eyes - Vision Problem
Find out if it is possible to have astigmatism in both eyes, and what it means for your vision.
Can I Use Eye Drops With My Contact Lenses?
Dry eye drops come in a variety of formulations. Some are thicker than others.
The Right Way to Perform an Eyelid Scrub to Relieve Flaking
Learn how to do an eyelid scrub to reduce or eliminate blepharitis
Cancer of the Eyelid - Facts and Risk Factors
Learn about cancer of the eyelid and how to reduce the chances of getting it.
Bulging Eyes and Proptosis - Causes and Evaulation
Bulging eyes are a result of proptosis, a forward displacement of the eye in the orbit.
Bifocals -Presbyopia Lens
Bifocals are lenses that have two focal points, one for near vision and one for distance.
Depth Perception - Ability to Judge Distance
Learn the definition of depth perception, the ability to judge distance.
The Top 6 Reasons for Eye Irritation
From pink eye to corneal ulcers, here are the top causes of eye irritation.
Top Ways for Contact Lens Wearers to Minimize Eye Infection
Properly caring for your lenses can prevent serious eye infections, some that could even cause blindness. Below are the top 10 ways for contact lens users to minimize the chance of developing an eye infection.
Arcus Senilis - Ring Around the Cornea
Learn the definition of arcs senilis, a ring around the cornea.
Accommodative Spasm - Constant Focus
An accommodative spasm is a condition that causes the eye muscle to accommodate constantly and automatically. This means that the eye muscle is constantly triggerd to relax and to exert.
Visual Acuity Testing - Vision Exam
Learn about how eye doctors perform acuity testing.
Air Puff Test - Eye Exam
Learn the definition of air puff test, a test used to measure the pressure inside the eye.
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An index of categories in the
Diseases of the Eye
Many eye diseases have no symptoms. Regular comprehensive eye examinations are important for early detection and treatment of eye disease.
Eye Exams - Vision and Eye Exams
Information about eye tests and procedures.
Binocular Indirect Ophthalmoscope
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Macular Degeneration-Top 9 Risk Factors
It is possible to develop macular degeneration with or without the risk factors listed here. However, the more risk factors you have, the greater your risk of developing the disease.
Safe Eyeglasses - Lenses -Safe Lenses for Kids
When choosing eyeglasses for your child, safety should be your first priority.
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External and Internal Eye Anatomy
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Color Contacts - Color Contact Lenses
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Color Contacts - Color Contact Lenses
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Diabetic Retinopathy Simulation
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Macular Degeneration Simulation
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Retinitis Pigmentosa Simulation
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Anatomy of the Eye
Macular Degeneration - Eyes and Macular Degeneration
Learn all about macular degeneration, the leading cause of blindness in Americans aged 65 and older.
Glaucoma is one of the leading causes of blindness. Learn about the signs and symptoms of glaucoma (or lack of) as well as treatment for the disease.
Eye Disease Glaucoma - Basics of Glaucoma - Learn About Glaucoma
Learn all about the sight-threatening eye disease of glaucoma.
Glaucoma - Signs and Symptoms of Glaucoma
Many people are unaware that they have glaucoma. There are usually no symptoms in the early stages of glaucoma.
Cataracts Eyes and Cataracts
Aging of the lens isn't the only cause of cataracts. Some people are born with cataracts or develop them during childhood. Fortunately, surgery can significantly improve the effects of cataracts.
Diabetic Retinopathy - Eyes and Diabetic Retinopathy
Learn all about diabetic retinopathy, a common complication of diabetes. It may cause poor vision or even blindness.
Eye Health - Eye Health and Safety
Learn how to keep your eyes healthy and safe.