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How long does eye dilation take to wear off?

How long does eye dilation take to wear off?

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What are the best vitamins for eye health?

What are the best vitamins for eye health?

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What is ophthalmology?

What is ophthalmology?

Ophthalmology is the study of medical conditions relating to the eye. Ophthalmologists are doctors who specialize in the medical and surgical treatment of this organ. A general practice doctor may refer someone to an ophthalmologist if they show symptoms of cataracts, eye infections, optic nerve problems, or other eye conditions. In this article, we look […]

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What to know about cataract surgery

What to know about cataract surgery

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World first: Doctors use ‘reprogrammed’ stem cells to repair cornea

World first: Doctors use ‘reprogrammed’ stem cells to repair cornea

Scientists in Japan have, for the first time, treated a damaged cornea using induced pluripotent stem cells. According to the surgeon, the person’s vision has improved since the procedure. The cornea covers the front section of the eye, including the iris and pupil. Scientists create induced pluripotent stem (iPS) cells by reprogramming adult cells. This […]

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What to know about eye floaters

What to know about eye floaters

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What to know about optic neuritis and MS

What to know about optic neuritis and MS

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How does MS affect the eyes?

How does MS affect the eyes?

Eye problems are relatively common in people with multiple sclerosis and can include blurred sight, double vision, and vision loss. Multiple sclerosis treatments can help. As with the other symptoms of multiple sclerosis (MS), eye symptoms can appear during a flare and then fade away over time. Treatments may help protect a person’s eyesight, slow […]

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What causes pupils of different sizes?

What causes pupils of different sizes?

Pupils, or the black parts at the center of the eyes, change size to regulate the amount of light entering the eye. Pupils are large in the dark to let more light in and small in bright light. Usually, the pupils in each eye dilate or constrict at the same time. When they do not, […]

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What can cause a sore eyelid?

What can cause a sore eyelid?

There are many possible causes of sore eyelids, including infections, injuries, and problems with contact lenses. Most issues will subside on their own, but some may require eye drops or another form of treatment. The eye is a delicate area, so it is important to monitor symptoms closely. If eye symptoms worsen or do not […]