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 hand can be either quick and painful or slow and subtle.
Category: Eye Diseases
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 of all the tissues of the anterior and, hardly ever, posterior structures of the eye. Medical diagnosis is based upon the particular look of the anterior structures […]
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 become blocked, it is called branch retinal vein occlusion (BRVO). When the vein is blocked, blood and fluid spills out into the retina. The macula can swell […]
A number of clinical, pathological, and hereditary prognostic aspects have been recognized as being associated with higher risk of establishing metastatic ocular melanoma (OM). Higher risk of metastasis is related to big tumor size, ciliary body involvement, orange pigment overlying the tumor and older patient age. Pathological findings such as epithelioid (versus spindle) morphology, is […]