Albinism and Your Eyes

Albinism and Your Eyes

Albinism and Your Eyes Albinism is a rare group of genetic disorders that are often characterized by decreased pigment in the skin or eyes. It is caused by a mutation in one’s genes that control production of pigment throughout the body. That amount of pigment in...
Iritis, Uveitis, and Eye Inflammation

Iritis, Uveitis, and Eye Inflammation

Iritis, Uveitis, and Eye Inflammation Uveitis is a common ocular condition that involves inflammation of the middle layer of the eye, otherwise known as the uveal tract. The inflammation may be focused in one part of the uvea (at the front, middle, or back of the eye)...
Understanding OTC Eye Drops

Understanding OTC Eye Drops

Understanding OTC Eye Drops If you have ever wandered through the eye care aisle of a drug store or pharmacy, you know there are thousands of products that are available without a prescription.  Doctors can recommend many of these products to help treat eye conditions...
What is Macular Degeneration? 

What is Macular Degeneration? 

What is Macular Degeneration?  Age-related macular degeneration is one of the leading causes of blindness in the country.  This condition causes progressive damage to the retina and can result in significant changes in central vision.  Because Americans are getting...
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