Common Eye Conditions

Presbyopia

As we age, our eyes—like the rest of our bodies—begin to lose flexibility and strength. When this happens to the lens of the eye and

Subconjunctival Hemorrhage

Similar to a bruise under the skin, a subconjunctival hemorrhage happens when a small blood vessel located between the sclera (white portion of an eye)

Astigmatism

Many correctable vision problems are caused by abnormal eye anatomy. Very few people have perfectly shaped eyes that facilitate ideal vision. Rather, most people have

Eye Occlusions

An eye occlusion is a blockage in one of the arteries or veins supplying blood to the retina and/or optic nerve. These blockages can cause

Macular Hole

The condition known as a macular hole refers to a tiny break in the macula that results in blurry or distorted vision. To fully understand

Nystagmus

Nystagmus is a vision condition characterized by repetitive, uncontrolled eye movements. These involuntary eye movements may be side-to-side, up and down, or in a circular

Optic Neuritis

Also known as demyelinating optic neuritis, optic neuritis refers to the inflammation of the optic nerve due to the loss of or damage to a

Sjogren’s Syndrome

Pronounced SHOW-grins, Sjogren’s syndrome is a disorder of the immune system, or an autoimmune disease, which causes the body’s immune system to attack and harm

Computer Vision Syndrome

Almost everyone uses computers in the modern world, whether for recreation, employment, education or any combination of the three. Unfortunately, our increased use of computers

Uveitis

Uveitis refers to the inflammation of the eye’s middle layer, which consists of the iris, ciliary body, and choroid. Several fungal, viral, or bacterial infections

Bell’s Palsy

If you suffer from Bell’s palsy, a paralysis of one side of the face caused by nerve inflammation, you may lose control over your eyelids.

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