Patient Education

Blepharitis

Stinging, irritated eyes, and blurred vision may indicate nothing more than a case of blepharitis — an unpleasant but, in most cases, relatively harmless condition.

Chalazion

A chalazion is the medical term for a slowly developing lump on the eyelid that occurs due to an oil gland blockage. At first, the

Stye

A stye, sometimes spelled as “sty,” is a red, painful bump near the edge of the eyelid. It may look like a pimple or abscess,

Acanthamoeba Keratitis

Acanthamoeba keratitis is a relatively rare type of eye infection, but it can become quite serious. If left untreated, Acanthamoeba eventually leads to vision loss,

Allergies

Caused by the same irritants as hay fever, runny nose, coughing, and sneezing, eye allergies commonly affect those who suffer from other allergy symptoms. Not

Conjunctivitis

Conjunctivitis, also known as pink eye, is a common eye problem that can afflict children and adults alike. It is highly contagious and spreads quickly

Corneal Ulcer

The cornea is present as a clear tissue that is located at the front of the eye. A corneal ulcer occurs when there is a

Detached Retina

Seeing a spot or a flash of light in your field of vision is more than an inconvenience. It could be the first signs of

Ocular Rosacea

Ocular rosacea, an inflammation of the eye and/or eyelid, occurs in conjunction with rosacea of the skin. A chronic inflammatory condition, rosacea primarily affects the

Color Blindness

Color blindness, also known as color vision deficiency, occurs when an individual cannot distinguish between certain colors like red and green or, less commonly, blue

Low Vision

Most people classified as blind still retain some ability to see. They often have significantly impaired vision but can discern light, shapes, or other figures.

Common Eye Conditions

The human visual system is an amazing network of anatomical structures. Even minor changes in the structure or function of a component of the eye

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