Carotid-Cavernous Fistulas

The potentially sight-robbing vascular irregularity referred to as the carotid-cavernous sinus fistula (CCF) can masquerade as conjunctivitis or other typical ocular conditions, which decreases the opportunity for a…

Salzmann's Nodules

Salzmann’s nodular degeneration is unusual, yet potentially sight-threatening condition that may require surgery.

Multiply styes in one eye

Multiple styles in the eye may be formed due to neglect of the problem and require longer treatment. A stye is a common however unpleasant eyelid infection. It…

Eyelid smasm in left eye

An eyelid twitch, or myokymia, is a recurring, uncontrolled spasm of the eyelid muscles. A twitch generally takes place in the upper lid, however it can happen in…

cataracts vs glaucoma

Both glaucoma and cataracts are physical conditions which cause loss of vision. Cataracts are progressive and painless and appear by a loss of openness; glaucoma on the other…

Herpes zoster ophthalmicus is reactivation of a varicella-zoster virus infection (shingles) involving the eye. Symptoms and signs, which might be extreme, include dermatomal forehead rash and uncomfortable swelling…

As you get older, you may notice yellowish spots forming around your eyes. Those bumps are in fact cholesterol deposits known as xanthelasma and could be an indication…

Toddler's pinkeye

The eye infection conjunctivitis (kun-junk-tih-VY-tus) — typically called pinkeye — is common in young kids. It’s typically contagious, and breakouts can sweep through preschools and playgrounds. However even…

BRVO Symptoms

Arteries and veins carry blood throughout your body, including your eyes. The eye’s retina has one primary artery and one main vein. When branches of the retinal vein…

Retinoblastoma - eye cancer in child

Retinoblastoma is an uncommon eye cancer impacting about 300 children each year. The disease occurs most often in children under the age of 4 years, with 80% of…

Anisocoria

What Is Anisocoria? Anisocoria is when your eye’s pupils are not the same size. The pupil enables light to get in the eye so that you can see. Anybody…

wet age related macular degeneration

There are two basic types of macular degeneration: “wet” and “dry.” Around 10-15% of the cases of macular degeneration are the “wet” (exudative) type.