S@ndT0n3yeCl1nic, Author at Specialist Ophthalmologist
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What is it? [vc_separator type='transparent' position='left' color='' thickness='' up='10' down='10'] We see through the cornea, which is the clear outer lens or "windshield" of the eye. Normally, the cornea has a dome shape, like a ball. Sometimes, however, the structure of the cornea is too weak to...

What is it? [vc_separator type='transparent' position='left' color='' thickness='' up='10' down='10'] This eye condition occurs when the retina – a layer of tissue at the back of the eye that processes light – pulls away from the tissue around it. Since the retina cannot function correctly when this...

What is it? [vc_separator type='transparent' position='left' color='' thickness='' up='10' down='10'] A refractive error means that the shape or length of the eye results in the light not being focused on the retina, causing a blurred image. The main types of refractive errors are myopia (near-sightedness), hyperopic (farsightedness),...

What is it? [vc_separator type='transparent' position='left' color='' thickness='' up='10' down='10'] Eye floaters are small spots that drift through the field of vision, which may be more obvious when one looks at something bright, like white paper or a blue sky for example. While annoying, ordinary eye floaters...

What is it? [vc_separator type='transparent' position='left' color='' thickness='' up='10' down='10'] Strabismus is a condition whereby the eyes are not aligned and do not work together to look at an object. While one eye is looking directly at an object, the other eye is misaligned inward, outward, upward...

What is it? [vc_separator type='transparent' position='left' color='' thickness='' up='10' down='10'] Also known as surfer’s eye – although it is quite common in anyone who spends time outdoors. The main symptom of pterygium is a growth of pink, fleshy tissue on the conjunctiva, the clear tissue that lines...

What is it? [vc_separator type='transparent' position='left' color='' thickness='' up='10' down='10'] Macular degeneration is the leading cause of severe, irreversible vision loss in people over the age of 60. It occurs when the small, central portion of the retina – known as the macula – deteriorates. The retina...

What is it? [vc_separator type='transparent' position='left' color='' thickness='' up='10' down='10'] Dry eye is a condition of inappropriate quality or insufficient quantity of tears to lubricate and nourish the eye. Tears are necessary for maintaining the health of the front surface of the eye and for providing clear...

What is it? [vc_separator type='transparent' position='left' color='' thickness='' up='10' down='10'] Diabetic retinopathy is a diabetic complication that affects the eye. It is caused by damage to the blood vessels of the light-sensitive tissue at the back of the eye (retina). At first, diabetic retinopathy may cause no symptoms...

What is it? [vc_separator type='transparent' position='left' color='' thickness='' up='10' down='10'] Ocular or eye allergies, also called allergic conjunctivitis, are quite common. They occur when the eyes react to something that irritates them (called an allergen). It is an inflammation of the conjunctiva (the membrane covering the white...