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Blepharitis
Blepharitis is a chronic inflammation of the eyelids along the edge of eyelids. It is associated with the bacterial infection,may be due to allergy,or due to certain skin condition like acne rosacea. Blepharitis is of two types: Anterio blepharitis: This condition arise in the front of the eyelids in their margins.This is of two type:Seborrhoeic type and Staphylococcal type.   ...
Corneal Ulcers And Infections
A non-penetrating erosion, or open sore in the outer layer of the cornea, the transparent area at the front of the eyeball.
Glaucoma
A condition of increased fluid pressure inside the eye (intraocular pressure) . This damages the optic nerve causing partial visionloss and eventually blindness . Glaucoma is a leading cause of blindness . There are four major types of glaucoma:- open angle or chronic glaucoma- closed angle or acute glaucoma- congenital glaucoma- secondary glaucoma. Open angle or chronic glaucoma is the ...
Macular Degeneration
It is a disease that affects the central part of the retina causing gradual loss of central vision; the peripheral vision is maintained. This is a progressive disorder that destroys the sharp, central vision. COMPLICATIONSProblems with the vision can require a change in lifestyle or work. AMD affects the macula, the part of the eye that helps to see fine ...
Amaurosis Fugax
Sometimes temporary lack of blood supply to the retina can cause loss of vision and this is known as Amaurosis fugax. The loss of vision lasts as long as the blood supply to the retina is not stabilized and normalized. This blood supply to the retina is restrained because of the plaque forming in the arteries. The plaque is formed ...
Amblyopia
Amblyopia also known as ‘lazy eye’ is a vision disability that occurs commonly in children. It is a problem of reduced vision that cannot be corrected by glasses and lenses and it is not caused by any eye disease. This defect is generally seen affecting one eye but sometimes it can even diminish vision in both eyes. There are pathways ...
Astigmatism
Astigmatism, an eye disorder, is a condition in which eye causes blurred vision or such kind of sense that each eye sees object in different manner. An important fact is that the condition is not considered as vision problem, it is only a structural problem of the eye. Human eye is shaped like a ball, but when a person suffers ...
Blocked Tear Duct
Partial or complete obstruction of the Nasolacrimal duct (tract through which tears flow from eye to nose) is the most common cause of chronic or recurrent eye infection of infants
Cataract
The cataract is a commonly known eye disorder where clouding develops in the crystalline part of the lens of the eye. This clouding may also develop in the envelope of the eye. The clouding may vary from slight opacity to complete opacity and hence, the passing of light gets obstructed completely. At the initial stages the patient may suffer from ...
Central Serous Retinopathy
Central Serous Chorioretinopathy (CSCR) is a medical condition of retina. It is a condition where the macula, the central portion of retina, is affected. The CSCR occurs when the pigmented layer of retina forms a small break. As a result the fluid present below the retina seeps through the break leading to a small detachment under the retina. You can ...
Chalazion
The chalazion is a cyst in the eyelid. It is also called meibomian gland lipogranuloma. The inflammation is caused by the blocked meibomian gland which causes inflammation in the upper eyelid. Chalazion is usually inflammation of the lid of the margin of the eye. This disease is more commonly seen in adults between the age group of 30-50 years. It ...
Choroidal Dystrophies
Choroidal dystrophy is the name given to indicate the eye disorder that involves choroid. This choroid is the layer of blood vessels present between the sclera and retina. This disease is rare in nature.
Cmv Retinitis
The cytomegalovirus (CMV) retinitis is a medical condition where the retina of the eye gets infected by the virus. This disease is more commonly seen in patients with lowered immune system namely AIDS, chemotherapy, bone marrow transplant and organ transplant etc.
Colorblind
The colour blindness is the medical condition where the patient suffers from colour vision deficiency. This is an inability on the part of the patient to perceive the difference between specific colours.
Corneal Injury
Corneal injury is the medical term indicating the injury of the epithelial cells of the eyes of the patient. This injury may be due to any kinds of mechanical trauma and affects only the superficial cells of the epithelium. No scarring occurs due to the corneal injury as the Bowman’s membrane is not injured.
Dacryoadenitis
Dacryoadenitis is the medical term indicating the inflammatory enlargement of the lacrimal gland. This lacrimal gland is responsible for the formation of the tears in the eyes. This disease is basically divided into two parts- acute and chronic. This disease can occur in all patients of all age group and sex.
Ectropion
Ectropion is a condition in which turning of the eyelid takes place in outward direction due to which inner surface gets exposed. Along with adults, the condition is also found in dogs as one kind of genetic disorder in some breeds only
Endophthalmitis
Endophthalmitis is swelling of the internal coats of the eye caused by infection due to complication of all intraocular surgeries, particularly cataract surgery, with possible loss of vision and the eye itself. This disease is caused by bacterial and fungal infection which are introduced at the time of injury. It causes loss of vision, eyelid swelling, photophobia, headache and severe ...
Entropion
Entropion, a condition in which lower eyelid turns inward due to which lashes start rubbing against the eye surface. As eyelid is counted as thinnest part of the skin, so it stretches easily. The condition can be congenital. The condition is rare in Europe and North America. Certain health conditions like chemical burn, infection with trachoma, etc increases the risk ...
Episcleritis
Episcleritis is a kind of eye disorder that results in inflammation of the blood vessels present in a thin wall known as episclera. The episclera is strong outer layer that protects the human eye. The layer contains innumerable blood vessels that provide essential nutrients to the sclera. An important fact necessary to disclose is that no infection occurs in episclera ...

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