What is a Chalazion and How to Treat it

Replacemycontacts/ December 23, 2015/ Eye Health/

  A chalazion is a small(ish), round lump that can grow on both the upper and lower eyelid. It is also known as a cyst, which is a term that’s likely more familiar to you. Like a cyst, a chalazion is generally painless and nothing to worry about — really, it’s likely more annoying than anything else. Chalazion vs. Eye Stye Chalazia (plural

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What Causes Red Eyes?

Replacemycontacts/ December 17, 2015/ Eye Health/

Red, bloodshot eyes are never an attractive feature. If you suffer from red eye, then you know it is actually uncomfortable, and sometimes itchy, painful, and potentially messy. The different causes of red eyes are pretty long, but at the heart of the problem is the same thing: expanded, or swollen, blood vessels. Admittedly, that sounds a lot worse than

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What is Strabismus Surgery?

Replacemycontacts/ December 15, 2015/ Eye Health/

Who Needs Strabismus Surgery? Strabismus surgery is a type of eye surgery to correct misaligned eyes. This can occur in one or both eyes, and occurs in children and adults. A misaligned eye, also called a wandering eye, is characterized by an eyeball that is further inward, outward, upward or downward than average. For some people, this condition is always

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All About Cornea Transplants

Replacemycontacts/ December 8, 2015/ Eye Health/

The cornea is a massively important component of the eye—and your ability to see. It’s the clear, dome-shaped front of your eyeball. Since it’s the outermost layer of the eye, it tends to take a beating. Cornea scratches are a common thing and can happen from something as simple as a little piece of sawdust getting trapped in your eye,

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