Eyes and Vision

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 ...

6 Common Causes Of Bad Eyesight (Poor Vision)

Visual acuity is our ability to see clearly. As humans our eyesight may not be as impressive as some other mammals but nevertheless it serves us sufficiently to conduct our daily activities. But eyesight problems have become commonplace in the modern world for a number of different reasons. It is lifestyle-related, due to >> Read More ...

Ways To Ease Heavy Eyelids When Tired

Our body can only sustain activity for a certain period of time in a day before it needs to “recharge” with a restful sleep. One of the ways that you know that is time to rest is when the eyelids becoming “heavy”. This is a common way to describe the difficulty in keeping the eyelids open. The >> Read More ...

Avoid Eyestrain from Light, Screens and Reading

Eyestrain or eye fatigue has become common place in everyday life for many of us. Most of the time it is nothing more than an annoyance but for some people it can be quite debilitating. Fortunately eyestrain does not lead to any permanent complications but the symptoms may recur on such a frequent basis that it affects a >> Read More ...

Fungal Keratitis (Fungus Infection of the Cornea)

Definition Fungal keratitis is an infection of the cornea caused by a fungus. Although keratitis (corneal inflammation) can occur for several reasons, a fungus is one of the more common causes of infectious keratitis. It can lead to severe damage of the eye and blindness if not diagnosed early or left untreated for long >> Read More ...

Hyphema (Blood Inside Front of the Eye)

Hyphema Definition Hyphema is a condition where there is a collection of blood inside the front of the eye (anterior chamber). The accumulation of the blood within the anterior chamber is usually visible. It occurs with injury to the eye, during or after surgery and in rare cases it may arise as a consequence of certain >> Read More ...

Burning Eyes and Heat Sensation in One or Both Eyes

Eye Discomfort The eyes are made up of very delicate tissue, some of which are exposed to the environment. Although the thin outer lining known as the conjunctiva and the eyelids protect the eye tissue, the eyes are more prone to various forms of injury more so than any other part of the body. Naturally when one is faced >> Read More ...

Common Vision Problems Causes, Types, Symptoms, Treatment

Vision Problems Definitions What is vision? Vision is the ability to perceive the surrounding environment by interpreting the images cast by light on the eye. This is possible through the visual apparatus the eyeball, optic nerve and brain. The eyeball is responsible for focusing a sharp image and converting the light into >> Read More ...

Cornea Transplant Surgery (Corneal Graft, Keratoplasty)

Corneal transplantation, also known as corneal graft or keratoplasty, is usually done when there is loss of vision in one eye due to damage to the cornea as a result of disease or injury. The cornea is the transparent layer of tissue in front of the eye. When the cornea becomes cloudy, light cannot enter the eye >> Read More ...
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