As we get older, everything in the body begins to break down. The eye is no exception! This article explains the five most common problems that affect the eyes of older adults.
Cataract surgery has been around since 800 BC, but the intraocular lens (IOL) is a recent invention. An IOL is a device implanted into the eye to correct vision after a cataract is removed.
YAG capsulotomies are routine procedures used to restore vision after the formation of a secondary cataract, also called posterior capsular opacification.
Symptoms of glaucoma often do not show up until considerable visual loss has occurred. This is not the case for diabetics, however. Someone with diabetes is at much higher risk for vision loss.
The term "color blind" is rather misleading. Those who are affected can still see color, just much differently than those with normal color vision.
Reading an eyeglass prescription may seem daunting, but this article will make it much easier to understand.
Keratitis is a term used to describe inflammation of the cornea. There can be several reasons for this inflammation. This article discusses the causes and symptoms of keratitis.
We've all had itchy or watery eyes, and many of us have had dryness at one time or another. This article has all the information you need on dry eyes, including treatments and causes.
Information on the structures of the outside of the eye, as well as diseases and ailments that affect these structures, such as pink eye and blepharitis.
Scratched corneas can be very painful, and if left untreated they can cause vision loss. This article discusses causes, treatments, and information about what the condition feels like for the patient.
Narrow angle glaucoma attacks are very painful and usually strike without any warning. This article explores the causes, symptoms, and treatments of this condition.
Diabetes can cause a myriad of problems not only in the body, but in the eye as well. It can even lead to blindness. This article discusses the different ways diabetic disease can cause vision loss.
Cataracts will affect all of us at some point in our lives. This article discusses the symptoms and treatments for different types of senile cataracts that are the result of the aging process.