An eye freckle is a natural mark that can take on a personality of its own. However, there are times when eye freckles could be the sign of something more serious. An iris freckle, moles on the eyeball, and other hyper
Eyelid twitching, or eyelid spasming, is something of a medical mystery. No one is certain why this condition, medically known as blepharospasm, can go from occasional to chronic. It’s often a symptom of another underlying medical problem.
Have you ever experienced a sore eyelid or dry, itchy eyelids that didn’t go away after warm compresses, showering, or carefully washing the area? If so, you aren’t alone. This condition, called blepharitis, is one of
Most of the time, our eyes show a normal pupil size. Patients understand that pupil dilation (when pupils become larger) occurs in low light and will shrink in bright light.
Pregnant women expect a lot of changes, but few are aware that pregnancy can alter their vision. Only about 15% of women experience notable vision change during pregnancy. However, if you or your partner are pregnant o
Peripheral vision refers to the ability to see objects around you without turning your head, “in the corner of the eye.” Loss of peripheral vision is when this ability goes away. It’s often referred to as tunnel vision.
Eye miosis occurs when the pupil in the eye shrinks and doesn’t re-enlarge.
Normally, pupil size dilates (enlarges) and shrinks in reaction to light and sometimes, strong emoti
If you spend a lot of time in front of a computer, you may have noticed problems such as eyestrain, blurred vision, or headaches. These can be signs you need glasses. If one of your parents wears glasses, the chances a
Progressive lenses are specialized eyeglasses that hold three different prescriptions. They’re usually targeted to the over 40 crowds, who would otherwise wear bifocals plus one other set of prescription eyeglasses for