Eyes and Vision

Signs of Glaucoma in Adults, Children and Babies

Glaucoma is the second most common cause of irreversible blindness after macular degeneration and affects about 3 million Americans. Less than half of those affected know that they have glaucoma and even of those treated, about 10% will still lose their vision as a result of this disease. About 12% of all cases of >> Read More ...

Presbyopia (Old Age Poor Eyesight) Causes, Symptoms, Treatment

Eyesight problems, like nearsightedness, are common these days and often arise from childhood. It does not affect every person and many people go through early life with 20/20 vision. However, like every part of our body, the eyes undergo age-related changes which affect its function. This deterioration in vision is >> Read More ...

Shrunken Eyes One or Both Sides, Causes of Small Eyes

Most of us determine the size of eyes by the portion of the eyeball that can be seen. This is usually a section of the sclera (white of the eye), the cornea (clear front part of the eye), iris (circular portion that determines eye color) and pupil (‘hole’ at the center of the iris), which are visible when the >> Read More ...

Eyestrain (Overuse of Eyes) Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

We have all experienced the burning eyes and excessive tearing after using a computer screen for a long period of time. In most cases we do not give it much attention and just take time to rest the eyes. However, for some people eyestrain is a daily occurrence and part of an occupational hazard. It is more than just sore >> Read More ...

Puffy Eyes – Causes and Remedies for Puffiness Under Eyes

The area around the eyes is filled with soft tissue that protects and supports the eyeball within the socket of the skull. Sometimes the area under the eye becomes enlarged and appears like bags under the eyes. This can be a symptoms of some underlying disease and needs to be treated medically. However, it is often more of >> Read More ...
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