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Can You Get Secondary Cataracts?

Can You Get Secondary Cataracts?

After cataract surgery, vision is typically better than it has been in years and the clarity is remarkably noticeable. However, for some people, after a few months their vision begins to get cloudy again like it was before the cataract surgery. This is caused by a...

How Does Sarcoid Affects the Eyes?

How Does Sarcoid Affects the Eyes?

Sarcoid, or sarcoidosis, is a relatively common autoimmune condition and has many affects on the eyes and the eyelids.   What is Sarcoidosis? Sarcoidosis is an autoimmune condition, meaning that the damage caused by the disease is related to the body’s immune...

Are Shooting Glasses Actually Helpful?

Are Shooting Glasses Actually Helpful?

Shooting sports such as trap shooting, handgun, or rifle shooting, and even archery, are continually gaining popularity. As these sports grow, the competitors are constantly trying to find a way to improve their skills. One common technique used to try to gain an...

What are Cataracts?

What are Cataracts?

Cataracts are one of the leading causes of preventable blindness in the U.S. There are also many misconceptions and confusion around what exactly cataracts are.   Anatomy of Cataracts In the eye, there is a lens that is responsible for helping to focus light on...

Can You Get a Skin Tag on Your Eyelid?

Can You Get a Skin Tag on Your Eyelid?

 Papn tags are a common nuisance on skin in various parts of the body. The eyelid is especially prone to developing skin tags.   What is a Skin Tag? A skin tag, sometimes called a squamous papilloma, is a non-cancerous growth of skin cells. These cells form an...

What is Causing my Eye to Twitch?

What is Causing my Eye to Twitch?

Many people complain of a twitching eye or an eye twitch. This is a common problem and while it rarely causes further health issues it does present an annoyance. What Exactly is an Eye Twitch? An eye twitch is also known as myokymia or blepharospasm depending on what...

Can Viruses Infect Your Eyes?

Can Viruses Infect Your Eyes?

There are many viruses that can infect they eyes. Most viruses only infect the outer portions of the eye including the cornea, conjunctiva, and the eyelids.   Types of Viruses that can Infect Eyes While many viruses can potentially infect the eyes, only a few are...