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Myopia Control and Prevention

Myopia Control and Prevention

Myopia, or nearsightedness, is on the rise throughout the world. Myopia control is the belief that nearsightedness can be controlled or prevented. Myopia, also known as nearsightedness, occurs when the eyeball is longer than normal or when the...

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How Central Serous Retinopathy Is Treated

Central serous retinopathy does not always require treatment. Eye doctors may choose to treat it if it is severe or recurring. Central serous retinopathy, also called central serous chorioretinopathy, does not always require treatment. It often will...

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Central Serous Retinopathy: Causes and Risk Factors

Little is known about the cause of central serous retinopathy, but risk factors include being male, experiencing stress, and using corticosteroids. Central serous retinopathy, also called central serous chorioretinopathy or CSR, is the name for a...

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Central Serous Retinopathy Symptoms

Symptoms of central serous retinopathy can include blurry vision and reduced color perception. Central serous retinopathy is a buildup of fluid under the light-sensitive tissue in the back of the eye called the retina. This fluid leaks from a layer...

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Blepharitis vs. Stye: What Are the Differences?

Blepharitis and styes can both cause eyelid irritation and swelling. However, they have different symptoms, causes, and treatments. There are several conditions that can cause your eyelid to swell, and two of the most common ones are blepharitis and...

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What Is Staphylococcal Blepharitis?

Staphylococcal blepharitis is a type of blepharitis caused by staphylococcus bacteria. It's an eye infection that causes inflammation and redness. Staphylococcus aureus is a type of bacteria that we all have on our skin, in our nose, and all...

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How Meibomian Gland Dysfunction is Treated

How to treat meibomian gland dysfunction with home remedies, over-the-counter therapies, prescriptions, special procedures and alternative medicine. In meibomian gland dysfunction, there either isn't enough oil produced by the tiny meibomian glands...

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Why Do Your Eyes Feel Dry and Gritty?

If you're complaining that your eyes feel like they are full of sand, here are the reasons why you may feel like you have gritty eyes. Many people visit the eye doctor with a common complaint: "I feel like sand is in my eyes when I wake up in...

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Macular Hole Symptoms and Treatment

A macular hole is a hole in the eye's macula. It is a highly specialized area of the central retina that gives us the ability to see fine detail. It sounds frightening, but a macular hole is actually a hole in the macula of your eye. The...

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Cat Eye Syndrome Symptoms and Causes

Cat eye syndrome (CES), or Schmid–Fraccaro syndrome, is named after how it affects eyes and is caused by a genetic defect. Cat eye syndrome (CES, also known as Schmid–Fraccaro syndrome), is a condition caused by a chromosomal abnormality and...

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Band Keratopathy Symptoms and Treatment

Band keratopathy can affect the cornea due to calcium deposits. Learn about its causes, symptoms, and typical treatments. Band keratopathy is a disorder that affects the cornea, the clear dome-like structure on the front part of the eye. Band...

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