What Is Iritis?

Iritis is inflammation of the colored part of your eye called the iris. It also causes inflammation of the anterior chamber, which is the space between your iris and cornea. Iritis affects all ages, even children, and can result in complete vision loss. Although, it is most common in young to middle-aged people. Keep reading […]

Are Blood Vessel Injuries Common in the Eye?

A subconjunctival hemorrhage is when a small blood vessel tears beneath the conjunctiva. The conjunctiva is the clear surface of your eye. Bleeding in your eye is often caused by an injury to the eye. The conjunctiva cannot absorb blood quickly, so blood gets trapped beneath it. A subconjunctival hemorrhage usually isn’t very obvious. The […]

What is the Retina?

The retina comprises a layer of thin tissue that lines the inside of your eye. Light entering your eye gets focused on the retina by the cornea and lens in the front of your eye. The cells in the retina absorb the light and turn it into nerve signals. Then these nerve signals get transmitted […]

6 Tips for the Smoothest Cataract Surgery Recovery

If you’re excited to have cataract surgery and get your clear vision back, it’s important to take the necessary steps to have a seamless recovery. Fortunately, cataract surgery is an almost painless procedure. Any discomfort afterward is easy to mitigate with prescription eye drops or medications. Besides, the entire procedure is less than 30 minutes, […]

How Serious is Ocular Trauma?

Every year, over 2 million people experience ocular trauma. The most common eye injuries are open wounds, foreign objects in the eye, burns, and contusions. Although ocular trauma is the second leading cause of visual impairment after cataracts, more than 90 percent of eye injuries are preventable. Some injuries from ocular trauma can lead to […]

Can You Treat Dry Eyes?

Dry eye is a common condition that can affect your quality of life. If you have dry eyes, they can interfere with daily activities. These include watching TV, driving, reading, and using a computer. Keep reading to learn if you can treat dry eyes! Symptoms of Dry Eyes You may experience discomfort, blurry vision, and […]

What Makes Glaucoma Awareness Month So Important?

January is an important time to recognize Glaucoma Awareness Month. It’s an opportunity to spread the word about this silent sight-stealing thief that usually presents no symptoms. This way, more people will be aware of glaucoma and they can be more proactive with their eye health to preserve their vision. Keep reading to learn more […]

What Are The Signs of An Eye Infection?

Your eyes are quite sensitive. Infections can flare up fast when harmful fungi, viruses, or bacteria enter the eye and the surrounding area. This includes the inner eyelids and cornea. People who wear contact lenses are also at a higher risk of developing eye infections if they don’t properly care for their contacts. Other causes […]


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