macular degeneration

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Retinal Ischemia: Symptoms, Causes, and Treatment

Retinal ischemia rarely appears by itself but is most often a complication of another disorder. This complication, called ischemia, cuts off blood and therefore nutrients to the retina. This leads to destruction or impairment of the cells in the retina. How the condition affects a person’s vision … Read More...

Ocular Rosacea: Symptoms, Causes, and Treatment

This article will focus on the symptoms, causes and treatments of a common disorder called ocular rosacea. This condition is a subtype of a chronic skin condition called acne rosacea, which affects about 13 million people in the United States. Researchers do not know how many people with acne … Read More...

How to Clear Red Eyes: 8 Things You Can Do to Reduce Redness

Eye redness is a condition that occurs when the vessels located on the surface of your eye dilate or expand. This dilation causes an enlargement of the vessels throughout your eyes, making them appear red. There are a number of different factors that can cause eye redness that are relatively minor … Read More...

Neovascular Glaucoma: Symptoms, Causes, and Treatment

A type of secondary glaucoma, neovascular glaucoma is the result of the angle of the eye being closed off by new blood vessels. This “angle” is that which is located between the iris, or colored part of the eye, and the cornea, or the clear protective shield that makes up the front eye. If left … Read More...

The Main Causes of Broken Blood Vessel in Eye

Also known as subconjunctival hemorrhages, a number of causes of broken blood vessel in eye exist. The eyes are fragile and prone to a number of conditions. Fortunately, a broken blood vessel is among the least serious. These nine causes of broken blood vessel in eye are the most common. 1. Eye … Read More...

Trachoma Eye Disease – Symptoms, Causes, and Treatment

An eye infection that affects both eyes, trachoma eye disease is the leading cause of preventable blindness worldwide. In fact, according to statistics collected by the World Health Organization (WHO), trachoma is responsible for the visual impairment of over 2 million people. And of those … Read More...

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