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Forum: Eye Conditions

Eye conditions are the various problems affecting vision. This forum is for discussing all issues related to the eyes

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  1. Conjunctivitis is swelling and redness of the conjunctiva, the mucous membrane lining the eyelid and the surface of the eye. Generally, the lining of the eye is clear. If infection or irritation occurs, the lining becomes swollen and red. This is the forum for discussing anything related to conjunctivitis

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  2. Astigmatism is a defect in a lens or in the eye caused by a deviation from spherical curvature, and the prevention of light rays from meeting at a common focus leads to distorted images.

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  3. Amblyopia is a sight disorder involving reduced vision in an eye which otherwise appears normal, or out of proportion to problems associated to the structure of the eye. There is much more impact on, or damage to, vision in the eye affected than is predicted. This is the forum for discussing anything related to this health condition

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  4. Cataracts is the buildup of protein in the lens of the eyes, making it to become progressively opaque, preventing light from clearly passing through the lens, and this leads to some loss of vision. This is the forum for discussing anything related to this health condition

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  5. Color blindness is the difficulty seeing green, blue or red, or a mix of those colors. This is the forum for discussing anything related to this health condition

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  6. Dry eye is the lack of sufficient or poor-quality tears to nourish and lubricate the eye. Tears help in making the front surface of the eye to be healthy, leading to clear vision. This is the forum for discussing anything related to this health condition

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  7. Glaucoma is the damage to the optic (eye) nerve, leading to loss of vision and even an irreversible blindness. This is the forum for discussing anything related to Glaucoma

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  8. Keratoconus is a condition in which the normally round cornea starts getting thin and bulging into a cone-like shape, leading to the deflection of light when entering the eye before getting to the light-sensitive retina. This is the forum for discussing anything related to this health condition

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  9. Macular degeneration is the loss of vision in the center of the macula (the visual field) when the retina is damaged. This is the forum for discussing anything related to this health condition

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  10. Microphthalmia is when one or the two eyes are abnormally small. Anophthalmia is when one or the two eyes are absent. It is a condition which can be associated with birth defects because it develops during pregnancy. This is the forum for discussing anything related to this health condition

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  11. Myopia is the condition characterized by the inability of the eye to properly refract or bend light to a single focus to clearly see images, meaning that distant objects appear blurred while close objects look clear. This is the forum for discussing anything related to myopia

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  12. Nystagmus is a rapid, repetitive and an involuntary movement of the eyes. While the movement is horizontal nystagmus (side-to-side), it can also be vertical nystagmus (up and down) or rotary nystagmus (circular). The movement usually involves the two eyes, and varies between slow and fast. This is the forum for discussing anything related to Nystagmus

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  13. Retinitis pigmentosa is the group of genetic disorders affecting the ability of the retina to respond to light. The disease is often inherited, and causes a slow loss of vision, beginning with loss of peripheral (side) vision and decreased night vision. Later, it leads to blindness. This is the forum for discussing anything related to this health condition.

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  14. Strabismus is the visual problem in which the eyes point in different directions, meaning that they are not aligned properly. While one eye looks straight ahead, the other turns outward, inward, downward or upward. The turning of the eye may be consistent, or may come and go. This is the forum for discussing anything related to this health condition

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  15. Trachoma is the bacterial infection affecting the eyes, spreading through direct contact with the eyelids, eyes and throat or nose secretions of the individual infected. This is the forum for discussing anything related to Trachoma

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  1. Prevention of eye cataracts

    Started by heytech, 10-30-2015 06:20 PM
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  2. Exams and tests for eye cataracts

    Started by heytech, 10-30-2015 06:19 PM
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  3. The causes of cataracts

    Started by heytech, 10-30-2015 05:08 PM
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  4. When to call a doctor for eye problems

    Started by heytech, 10-30-2015 05:07 PM
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  5. What increases your risk?

    Started by heytech, 10-30-2015 05:06 PM
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  6. What happens when you have cataracts?

    Started by heytech, 10-30-2015 05:05 PM
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  7. Ways to Relieve your eyestrain

    Started by heytech, 10-30-2015 05:04 PM
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  8. Preventing vision problems

    Started by heytech, 10-30-2015 05:03 PM
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  9. What is astigmatism?

    Started by heytech, 10-30-2015 05:02 PM
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