Eyes and Vision

Facts And Myths About A Black Eye (Periorbital Hematoma)

Visible bruising can occur anywhere on the body even though there is no break in the skin. Trauma may lead to damage deeper down in the skin which is visible from the outside. This is what happens with a black eye, also referred to as a blue eye or a shiner. Be it a punch, being struck by a fast moving ball or some other >> Read More ...

How to Prevent Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis) in Adults and Children

Conjunctivitis, or pinkeye as it is commonly known, is a condition of the outer part of the eye that causes pronounced redness, itching and tearing. Although pinkeye looks very serious and somewhat scary, it is actually a mild condition that rarely leads to any complications. Pinkeye can affect both adults and children but >> Read More ...

How To Treat Sleepy Eyes With Simple Remedies

The appearance of human eyes differs significantly among people and it is not just the shape and size. The eyelids and orbit also contribute to the overall look of the eyes. Some people have a natural “sleepy” appearance of the eyes and it is largely due to the the eyelids, particularly the upper eyelid.  >> Read More ...

10 Possible Causes of Blurred Vision (Sudden or Gradual)

Many of us put more value to our sense of vision than to other senses like smell or taste. And the first sign of a visual disturbance triggers anxiety and stress. But vision problems are not uncommon in the modern world. Refractive errors like myopia (shortsightedness) are commonplace these days and can be easily >> Read More ...

Signs of Bell’s Palsy and How It Difffers from a Stroke

Bell’s palsy is a sudden paralysis of one side of the face that is often mistaken for a stroke. It causes anxiety and panic for both the patient and their loved ones, but unlike a stroke the consequences of Bell’s palsy is almost never fatal. Most cases of Bell’s palsy recovers completely and even without >> Read More ...
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