Women are more likely than men to suffer vision loss due to eye diseases and conditions, according to two major studies.
What is the difference between LASIK and iLASIK? Dr. Jeffrey Martin, of Smithtown, New York in Long Island, describes the LASIK technique that he finds to be the best: iLASIK.
Some minority shareholders in eye care company Alcon, Inc., are rejecting a stock swap proposed by health care giant Novartis AG as part of its plan to take over Alcon and merge the two companies.
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For those suffering from progressive keratoconus, there is now a treatment to halt the progression of the disorder and prevent future deterioration of the cornea: C3-R®.
Vision problems relating to imperfections or injuries to the eye can have many symptoms. Learn about some common conditions and what underlying causes they may point to.
Eye injuries can result in long-term pain and vision impairment. Learn some eye safety tips and techniques that are key to maintaining your eyesight throughout your life.
An eye test performed by a trained ophthalmologist is often the only way to detect glaucoma and other severe eye conditions in their earliest stages, when they are most treatable. It is recommended that most individuals undergo regular eye exams performed every one to two years.
Are you suffering from chronically inflamed, swollen, itching, or irritated eyes? If so, you may have blepharitis, a treatable condition.
Strabismus is a potentially serious condition usually arising during infancy. Early diagnosis is a key to increasing the likelihood of successful strabismus treatment.
Amblyopia (lazy eye) is a condition that affects both the eye and the brain. Lazy eye causes vary but all of them interfere with the visual data received and transmitted by a single eye.
If you suffer from red, watery, or itchy eyes, it is possible that you have eye allergies. Your ophthalmologist can diagnose your condition and help you find effective eye allergy relief.
Many forms of dry eye treatment exist including eye drops for dry eyes, artificial tears, punctal plugs, dry eye medication, surgery, and more. Customize your dry eye care by meeting with an ophthalmologist to assess the specific causes of your dry eye symptoms.
Dry eye symptoms include dry, itchy, red, burning, or sore eyes, and other types of dry eye irritation such as excessive tearing or a gritty sensation. Although sometimes triggered by environmental factors, these symptoms of dry eye should be addressed by an eye care specialist.
The causes of dry eyes are varied. From keratoconjunctivitis sicca (diminished tears) to Sjogren's syndrome, DocShop can help you understand the causes of your dry eye symptoms.
Dry eye syndrome causes problems for millions of people across the country. Learn more about dry eye, including information on where to locate doctors who specialize in its diagnosis and treatment.
Cataracts affect half of adults over the age of 65; Learn about the causes of the condition, as well as how cataract surgery can help.
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