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Macular Degeneration

Diagnosing Macular Degeneration: Signs and Symptoms Macular degeneration stands as the primary origin of blindness and vision loss in American senior citizens. Macular degeneration is often referred to by its acronyms: AMD and ARMD, age-related macular degeneration. As the pool … Continue reading

Keratoconus

Diagnosing Keratoconus: Degenerative Changes in the Cornea Keratoconus is a degenerative affliction of the eye. It features changes in the cornea, which cause its structure, normally a rounded curve, to alter into a more conical shape. This conical structure deflects … Continue reading

Glaucoma

Diagnosing Glaucoma: Excessive pressure in the eye. Glaucoma refers to a cluster of diseases of the eye. Glaucoma is characterized by pressure in the eye, higher pressure than a given eye can bear. Increased pressure in the eye can lead … Continue reading

Dry Eyes

Diagnosing Dry Eyes: Diminished Tearing. Dry eyes, also known by the medical term Keratoconjunctivitis sicca, is an affliction of the eye caused by aridity. This dryness can be produced by either diminished tear production or escalated tear film evaporation. At … Continue reading

Cataracts

Diagnosing cataracts: Obstructed, cloudy vision. A cataract is a clouding that emerges in the eye’s crystalline lens or lens capsule. The clouding can range in intensity from minor to major opacity, and block the flow of light into the eye, … Continue reading