Ocular Migraines (Eye Migraines)

Ophthalmic (eye) migraines are quite common and often painless, although the solo term “migraine” usually brings to mind a severe type of headache. But with eye-related migraines, visual disturbances with or without headache pain also can accompany migraine processes thought to be related to changes in blood flow in the […] Read more »

Entropion – turning in of the eyelid

entropion treatment

Entropion is the turning in of the edges of the eyelid (usually the lower eyelid) so that the lashes rub against the eye surface. Causes, incidence, and risk factors Entropion can be present at birth (congenital). In babies, it rarely causes problems because the lashes are very soft and do […] Read more »

Ectropion – turning out of the eyelid

Ectropion is the turning out of the eyelid (usually the lower eyelid) so that the inner surface is exposed. Causes, incidence, and risk factors Ectropion is usually caused by the aging process and the weakening of the connective tissue of the eyelid, which causes the lid to turn out. It […] Read more »

Refractive Errors and Vision

Eyesight is the most precious gift we have. It allows us to perceive the surrounding world like no other of our senses. Unfortunately, there are quite a lot of eye disorders that can permanently affect the quality of vision. Early recognition and treatment are the keys to preserving eyesight. Here […] Read more »

Ptosis – drooping eyelids

Ptosis is also called “drooping eyelid.” It is caused by weakness of the muscle responsible for raising the eyelid, damage to the nerves that control those muscles, or looseness of the skin of the upper eyelids. Causes, incidence, and risk factors Drooping eyelid can be caused by the normal aging […] Read more »

Glaucoma

Glaucoma refers to a group of eye conditions that lead to damage to the optic nerve, the nerve that carries visual information from the eye to the brain. In many cases, damage to the optic nerve is due to increased pressure in the eye, also known as intraocular pressure (IOP). […] Read more »