What is a pterygium and pingueculum? A pterygium (te-RIH-jee-um, plural pterygia) is a pinkish, triangular growth of tissue on the conjunctiva of the eye (the thin membrane that covers the white part of the eye), extending...Read More →
What is allergic conjunctivitis? Allergic conjunctivitis is an eye condition that can affect all ages. The inside lining of the eyelids, the conjunctiva, and the surface of the eye become red and swollen. This irritation can cause itching, crusting, and other discomfort....Read More →
What is diabetic retinopathy? Diabetic retinopathy is a complication of diabetes that leads to damage of the small blood vessels in the retina, the back of the eye which captures images and sends the information to your brain. High blood sugar levels inside these blood vessels can cause...Read More →
What is AMD?Age-related macular degeneration is an eye disease that reduces vision by damaging the macula, the part of the eye that provides sharp, clear vision. The macula is located in the center of the retina, a thin layer of nerve cells inside the back of the eyeball. The macula focuses on your central vision, so... Read More →
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Tears normally drain from the eye through small tubes called tear ducts, which stretch from the eye into the nose. A blocked tear duct occurs when these tubes get blocked or do not open properly. This can cause your eyes to be teary and produce a yellowish white discharge. If a...Read More →
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