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03 Oct

Chalazion-Hordeolum

A stye (also called a hordeolum) is a small, red, painful lump that grows from the base of your eyelash or under the eyelid. Most styes are caused by a bacterial infection.

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17 Apr

PRESBYOPIA

Presbyopia is a common type of vision disorder that occurs as you age. Presbyopia results in the inability to focus up close, a problem associated with refraction in the eye.

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13 Apr

Hyperopia

Hyperopia, is a common type of refractive error where distant objects may be seen more clearly than objects that are near. However, people experience hyperopia differently. Some people may not notice any problems with their vision, especially when they are young.

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12 Apr

Miopia

Myopia occurs when the eye grows too long from front to back. Instead of focusing images on the retina—the light-sensitive tissue in the back of the eye—the lens of the eye focuses the image in front of the retina. People with myopia have good near vision but poor distance vision.

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11 Apr

Dry Eye

Dry eye occurs when the quantity and/or quality of tears fails to keep the surface of the eye adequately lubricated. The risk of developing dry eye increases with advancing age. Women have a higher prevalence of dry eye compared with men.

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05 Apr

Blepharitis

Blepharitis is a common condition that causes inflammation of the eyelids. The condition can be difficult to manage because it tends to recur.

Causes

Blepharitis occurs in two forms:

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05 Apr

Astigmatism

Astigmatism is a common type of refractive error. It is a condition in which the eye does not focus light

How does astigmatism occur?

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05 Apr

Age-Related Macular Degeneration

What you should know about age-related macular degeneration

Perhaps you have just learned that you or a loved one has age-related macular degeneration, also known as AMD.

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19 Mar

FROM VA 1/10 IN VA 10/10 AFTER SURGERY!

28 YEAR OLD PATIENT, TRAUMATIC CATARACT, AT THE AGE OF 5, WITH PARTIAL LENS LUXATION.

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