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What Are Eye Allergies and How Are they Treated?

What Are Eye Allergies and How Are they Treated?

Eye allergies occur when the immune system in the eyes overreacts in response to a trigger. In many cases, the trigger is something in the environment or around the eyes. These allergies can cause irritated, red eyes that persist for...

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What is Retinopathy of Prematurity?

What is Retinopathy of Prematurity?

Retinopathy of prematurity is an eye condition that is associated with a pre-term birth and is a lifelong condition. This condition has several additional risks associated with it that can cause other issues.   Definition of a...

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What are Scleral Contact Lenses?

What are Scleral Contact Lenses?

A new development in contact lenses in the past few years has been the surge of uses for scleral contact lenses. These contacts are a specialty contact lens which are ordered specifically for your eyes based on an eye exam and...

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Can you Drain a Stye on the Eyelid?

Can you Drain a Stye on the Eyelid?

A stye is a painless bump on the eyelid. Typically, a stye contains a mixture of fluid and solid tissue inside of the bump. One of the main treatment options for a stye is to have it drained by an eye doctor.   Definition of a Stye A...

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How is Keratoconus Treated?

How is Keratoconus Treated?

Keratoconus is an eye condition that can affect your vision and cause glasses to no longer provide clear vision. Fortunately, there are several other treatment options available for keratoconus. What is Keratoconus? The cornea is the...

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How Does Rheumatoid Arthritis Affect the Eyes?

How Does Rheumatoid Arthritis Affect the Eyes?

Rheumatoid arthritis, or RA, is an autoimmune condition that is associated with joint pain and fatigue. In addition to the joint problems, rheumatoid arthritis can also impact the eyes either directly or due to side effects of medications...

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What is Myopia or Nearsightedness?

What is Myopia or Nearsightedness?

Myopia, also known as nearsightedness, is a refractive condition in which an individual can see clearly at near but has blurred vision in the distance.   Who Can Have Myopia or Nearsightedness? Myopia can affect anyone from birth...

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What To Know Before Buying Glasses Online

What To Know Before Buying Glasses Online

When it comes to purchasing glasses, it can be an overwhelming experience. There are so many options—what do I actually need vs what is a frivolous upcharge? Better yet, why are glasses so expensive? It is no wonder as to why many...

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