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Dry Eyes – simple treatments

Simple treatments for dry eyes. Dry eyes occur when they do not produce enough tears to keep them moist. Eye dryness is a common problem. Half of people over 40 years are dealing with dry eyes in one form or another, whether as an intermittent or persistent problem. Dry eye is a component of aging. […]

July 18, 2015, Eye Remedies
Allergic Conjunctivitis – Symptoms, Treatment

Allergic conjunctivitis is a very common condition and is often confused with infectious conjunctivitis. There are 3 forms of allergic conjunctivitis with symptoms quite similar: Conjunctivitis of the hay fever. It is a seasonal conjunctivitis and is caused by the release of allergens in the air by plants. At the contact with allergens the organism through […]

November 6, 2013, Eye
Exophthalmos – Causes, Symptoms, Treatment

Exophthalmos is an abnormal anterior protrusion of the eyeball. It is measured with an instrument called: Hertel, that records the position of the surface of the cornea to the lateral edge of the orbit. Exophthalmos appearance implies the existence of a lesion that replaces the orbit space. Any patient with exophthalmos should do a CT or […]

November 4, 2013, Eye
Causes of Blepharoptosis – fallen eyelid

Blepharoptosis is an abnormal fall of the eyelid. Unilateral or bilateral ptosis may be congenital, consecutive to dysgenesis of upper eyelid elevator or abnormal insertion of the aponeurosis of this muscle on the eyelid. Acquired blepharoptosis may evolve so slowly that the patient does not realize the existence of the problem. Observation of old photos […]

October 13, 2013, Eye
Black Eye – home remedy

Black eye treatment and home remedy. Healing of a black eye occurs in about a week. The road to healing it can be followed by eye colors (purple , blue, green , yellow etc). In the past, were tried all sorts of treatments and remedies for black eyes: from leeches and compresses with raw meat . […]

September 10, 2013, Eye Herbal Remedies
External hordeolum – symptoms, treatment

External hordeolum – symptoms, treatment. The eyelids are musculo-cutaneous formations (have in their structure a muscular and skin layer), mobile, which close the anterior part of orbital cavity and protect the front of the eyeball. In the structure of the eyelids are present a numerous sebaceous glands (Meibomian glands, located at the free edge of the eyelids […]

December 3, 2011, Eye
Corneal burns – forms, treatment

Eyeball consists of three tunics (layers). External tunic is made of the cornea (anterior), and sclera (posteriorly). The second tunic of the eyeball is the uveal (vascular, nutritional membrane of eye) which consists of the iris (anterior), ciliary body and choroid (posterior). The retina is the third tunic of the eyeball and is the nervous tunic. Cornea in addition […]

November 29, 2011, Eye
Detached retina – symptoms, treatment

Retinal detachment is one of the most serious problems of the eye because untreated or improperly treated leads to blindness. Retina (tunica nervosa) constitutes the inner layer of the eyeball. It is a very thin membrane, perfectly transparent, which describes 10 layers (pigment epithelium, the layer of cones and rods, external limiting membrane, the external granular […]

November 24, 2011, Eye
Retinoblastoma – Symptoms, Treatment

Retinoblastoma is a malignant tumor that develops in the retina (nervous tunic of the eyeball) that occur in young children, usually between 1 and 4 years. Most often is hereditary, now knowing exactly what is pathological gene responsible for developing this disease. Symptoms of retinoblastoma. From clinical point of view, the tumor develops in several phases. The […]

November 22, 2011, Cancer Eye
Papillary stasis – causes, symptoms, treatment

Optic nerve papilla is round disc-shaped, whitish color, with a diameter of about 1.5 mm, slightly excavated, visible on fundus examination and corresponds to the point of penetration of the optic nerve and central vessels (arteries and veins) by shells of the eye-ball. It is also called optical disk. Papillary stasis is a non-inflammable edema emerged from the […]

November 20, 2011, Eye