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How can you get Aniridia

What is Aniridia? It is a rare condition of the eye where there is the absence of the iris. It is what one would define as a congenital defect, one is born with this condition. You cannot develop it later in life. In the US, 1/90,000 people will be born …

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Symptoms and Treatment of Proptosis

Introduction: Proptosis can be defined as the abnormal protrusion of the eye ball from its socket and the medical terminology used in describing this symptom would be ‘exophthalmos’. The condition can be the result of many underlying disorders and most of the time endocrinological or hormonal derangements would take the …

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Using Ice for Injuries

Most people have heard that ice is the best treatment immediately after an injury takes place. Few take the time to wonder why this is so and what can ice do to minimize the trauma and the associated pain. Ice can be used to minimize the swelling and pain in …

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Reasons to use Contact Lenses

Who needs glasses? A simple visit to your local eye care practitioner, and you will be set up with a prescription for contact lenses. As a content contact lens wearer for more than 25 years, I have had more ups than downs in regards to contact lens use. Summertime is …

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Causes of Cloudy Vision

There are over a hundred and fifty visual disorders that have cloudy vision as one of the symptoms. Amongst these various problems includes everything from common problems such as cataracts to physical injury of the eye and to cancer and to trachoma, vitamin A deficiency, and congenital disorders. This article …

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Causes of Burning Eyes

How does burning eyes manifest? Burning eyes is the most common complaint made by a person who suffers from dry eyes and it will most probably be associated with certain other symptoms such as stinging sensation, reddening of the eye, excessive tear production or even appearance of a discharge. Due to the …

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How to Treat Eye Floaters

Eye floaters are common occurrences that some people experience from time to time. They appear as undulating strings of movement that can be quite annoying and interfere with a person’s field of vision. These strange bodies are mostly benign, appearing in natural or artificial light. Since eye floaters are mostly …

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