Eye Deseases

Myopia

Myopia (Nearsightedness)

Myopia (Nearsightedness) “Myopia, also known as ‘short-sightedness’ or ‘near-sightedness’, causes people to have difficulty seeing distant objects clearly. It is estimated that half the world’s population will be myopic by 2050. 1 […]

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Exposure Keratopathy

Exposure Keratopathy (Eyelid Abnormalities)

What is Exposure Keratopathy (EK) Exposure keratopathy (EK) is a condition characterized by damage to the cornea. In EK, corneal damage occurs because the surface of the eye has been exposed […]

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Chemical and burn eye injuries

Chemical and Burn Injuries

Chemical and Burn Eye Injuries & Treatment Chemical burns to the eye can have a serious impact on vision and long-term eye health. Most people won’t ever experience a situation in […]

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Complications from LASIK

Corneal Ectasia and Other Complications from LASIK

Corneal Ectasia and Other Complications from LASIK LASIK (or laser-assisted in situ keratomileusis) is an eye surgery that uses laser refractive technology to treat certain vision problems. By using a laser, […]

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Pellucid marginal degeneration

Pellucid marginal degeneration

Pellucid marginal degeneration (PMD) is a degenerative condition wherein the cornea gradually changes shape. Over time, PMD usually leads to a thinning (or ectasia) of the cornea. Patients with PMD will notice […]

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