Eyes and Vision

Wavy Lines In Vision (Zig Zag), Causes and Treatments

Most of us take our vision for granted, as we do with our other senses. Common visual disturbances like short-sightedness are easily corrected these days with spectacles, contact lenses or quick and inexpensive laser surgery. We no longer see these vision-related problems as a hindrance. However, when vision is disturbed >> Read More ...

One Sided Eye Tearing / Watery Causes, Treatment

There are times in life when we expect to tear to the point that it will cause the eyes to look watery and for tears to even run down the face. This occurs when crying, with strong emotion (fear, anger and joy) even if not crying as such, when exposed to airborne irritants (like smoke) and during yawning. This does not >> Read More ...

Eye Mucus (Excessive & Crusty) – Causes and Symptoms

The discharge of eye mucus is a normal physiological process. The mucuous membranes of the conjunctiva secretes this mucus in small quantities. It mixes with tears an oily substance (meibum) and dead skin cells to become thick and watery. However, when exposed to air for long periods it may harden and form a crust. This is >> Read More ...

Facts About Blepharoplasty (Eyelid Lift Surgery)

Whether it is a sagging upper eyelid or drooping and puffy lower lids, we would all like to restore our eyelids to their original youthful glory. The fact is that these age-related changes of the eyelids alters the appearance of the eyes and causes us to look older than we would like to appear. Fortunately cosmetic surgery >> Read More ...

What To Do For A Chemical Eye Injury And Burning

Injuries from chemicals are a common part of life. It is not only from strong industrial chemicals but even from everyday household items and certain spices. Chemical injuries can affect any part of the surface of the body with which it comes into contact. However, it is usually worse when it makes contact with the eye >> Read More ...

10 Remedies For Bags Under The Eyes In Adults

It may not be aesthetically appealing but bags under the eyes are usually harmless. It is a result of swelling and sagging of the lower eyelids and sometimes there are dark circles around the eyes as well. Most of us experience bags under the eyes every now and then – be it after several days of very little sleep, >> Read More ...

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 ...
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