All Eye Disorders Topics

Jul 13, 2014

Stargardt's Disease

Stargardt's disease is a form of inherited retinal disorder that is seen due to abnormal metabolic pathway of Vitamin A. Knowing the cause, signs and symptoms can help you better cope with the condition. more »

Jul 13, 2014

Fuchs' Dystrophy

Fuchs' dystrophy is a condition that causes swelling of the corneas that can impair your vision. We have outlined a few precautions that can help those that are at risk understand what they will need to do in order to address this condition. more »

Jul 13, 2014


Amblyopia or a lazy eye impairs the development of your eye so it cannot focus properly. Find out the detection and treatments for this condition to help you determine how to deal with this condition effectively. more »

Jul 13, 2014

Left Eye Twitching

There are several superstitions about left eye twitching, but in medicine, eye twitching is actually caused by muscle spasms near the eye. These can be caused by strain, allergies, eye conditions or illness depending on the nature of the symptoms. more »

Jul 13, 2014


Blepharoplasty can be used to remove excess sagging skin around the eyes for medical or cosmetic reasons. If you are considering blepharoplasty surgery, read on to learn about the procedure, especially what to do before and after the surgery. more »

Jul 11, 2014

Vision Therapy for Children

Vision therapy is still somewhat controversial, but it is growing as a means to address vision disorders in children. We have outlined some basic information about the practice to help you decide if this therapy is right for your child. more »

Jul 11, 2014

Punctal Plugs

Punctal plugs are tiny devices that are inserted into the tear ducts to prevent excessive drainage of tears, which normally lubricate the eyes. They prevent chronic drying of the eyes when eye drops do not relieve your symptoms. more »

Jul 11, 2014

Puffy Eyes

Puffy eyes may be caused by transient stress, fatigue, allergies, aging, or certain medical conditions. Appropriate treatment depends on the cause, and options include simple home remedies, dermatologic products, or eye surgery. more »

Jul 10, 2014

Optic Neuritis

Inflammation of the optic nerve sheath or optic neuritis is a condition that causes disturbances in vision such as blurring, distortion and reduced color vision. Many causes could lead to this condition and your doctor will prescribe respective treatments. more »

Jul 09, 2014

Color Blindness

Color blindness causes patients, particularly men, to have difficulty distinguishing between colors. Several health conditions can lead to color-blindness; therapy can be used to help individuals with color blindness function more efficiently. more »

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