Guide to Eye Diseases

What is lazy eye (or Amblyopia)?

Amblyopia, or put in a more popular way, lazy eye syndrome, is a kind of vision development disorder, which especially occurs in one’s childhood when some underlying causes block the proper development of vision in one eye. Left unattended, this kind of syndrome can cause a series of serious symptoms that will hamper the quality [...]

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FAQ Regarding Pink Eye

What is Pink Eye?

You might become very jittery at the very mention of pink eye. As a matter of fact, you don’t have to. Pink eye, also known as conjunctivitis, is caused by reddening and swelling of men’s conjunctiva, the mucous membrane that lines the eyelid and eye surface. When it gets irritated or infected, [...]

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Tips for astigmatism prevention

Except for hereditary health problems, almost all kinds of medical conditions can be prevented if enough care is taken. Astigmatism falls into this rule. As a form of refractive error, astigmatism can be hereditary and acquired. While the former type is unavoidable, the latter kind of astigmatism deserves good care about the eyes.

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Common vision problems and eye diseases

Currently, there are a large number of both adults and children suffering from various vision problems. Statistics show that there are worldwide more than 7 million people over 6 years old who can not see words and letters clearly even with the help of prescription lenses.

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Use NAC eye drops to treat cataracts

Cataracts involve damage to the eye’s natural lens, which is comprised of mostly water and protein. Individuals of old ages are very likely to develop a “cloud” over an area of the eye, because of some of the proteins clustering together.

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An overview of keratoconus

As a non-inflammatory degenerative eye disease, keratoconus damages the collagen fibers in the cornea. Patients with keratoconus have weak corneal fibers. And this condition will deteriorate as the time goes by.

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Be careful of LASIK complications

The invention of LASIK surgery is really a great pleasure for folks who have a vision problem and are forced to wear corrective eyeglasses or contact lenses.

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Cause and symptoms of posterior vitreous detachment

Vitreous change in old people over 65 years old is estimated to cause a condition called posterior vitreous detachment at a percentage of 75.

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Vision distortion and vision loss

Visual blurriness, vision distortion and visual loss widely occur in old individuals all over the world. Of course vision loss is more serious. But loss of vision also has different degrees that some people suffering vision loss can not see anything at all while in slight cases only abilities such as distinguishing shapes are unavailable. Vision loss could happen to either two eyes or a single eye.

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The service range of an optometrist

Individuals always have good reasons to visit an optometrist. Sometimes they can not look and read the bill boards arching up high over the streets, and sometimes the words in a book burst into globules that fade and blur. A more dangerous situation because of poor vision is running into the street light. All these situations require people to drop in at the optometrist’s office.

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