Todo lo que debes saber sobre el queratocono

Todo lo que debes saber sobre el queratocono

Thursday, 24 February 2022

Keratoconus is a progressive disease of the cornea, which is the front, transparent part of the eye. It is a degeneration that causes thinning and deformity in the cornea, which takes on the shape of a cone, and causes gradual loss of vision.

Inflammation of the eyelids, known as blepharitis

Inflammation of the eyelids, known as blepharitis

Friday, 11 February 2022

Blepharitis is inflammation of the eyelids. These may become red, swollen, burn, or sore. Your eyelids may also have oily particles (crusts) around the base of your lashes. Blepharitis is a common condition, especially in people with oily skin, dandruff, or rosacea.

What is leukocoria in children?

What is leukocoria in children?

Thursday, 27 January 2022

Leukocoria means "white pupil" and appears due to light reflections produced by certain intraocular lesions that usually manifest in childhood, when there is direct lighting.

Pollution and its risks in vision

Pollution and its risks in vision

Thursday, 20 January 2022

Air pollution is often associated with respiratory illnesses, but the eyes can also be affected, as the ocular surface is often exposed, making it vulnerable to airborne contaminants.

Dry eye: habits that harm eye health

Dry eye: habits that harm eye health

Thursday, 13 January 2022

Some daily habits can affect our eyesight and cause gradual damage, if we are not paying attention. They could also cause discomfort, which can be resolved by practices that help combat and improve their effects. Next, we explain some of them.

What is a macular fold?

What is a macular fold?

Thursday, 30 December 2021

The macular fold is a wrinkle, crease, or bulge in the macula, which is responsible for sharp, detailed central vision, known as visual acuity. The macula must be smooth at the back of the eye in order to function properly.

Learn more about retinitis pigmentosa

Learn more about retinitis pigmentosa

Thursday, 23 December 2021

Retinitis pigmentosa is an eye disease that affects the retina, causing early and progressive degeneration of its cells. This pathology alters the way the retina responds to light, thus making vision difficult.

What is a chalazion and how is it different from a stye?

What is a chalazion and how is it different from a stye?

Thursday, 16 December 2021

When we talk about chalazion we refer to a bulge on the eyelid, which arises when a fat gland is blocked. You may not notice it at first, but as the chalazion grows, the eyelids may become red, swollen, and sometimes tender to the touch.

What is diplopia?

What is diplopia?

Thursday, 09 December 2021

Diplopia is an alteration in vision based on the perception of two images of the same object. Diplopia can occur horizontally (the images are side by side); vertical (images are on top of each other) or oblique (images are both vertical and horizontal).

What is diabetic retinopathy?

What is diabetic retinopathy?

Tuesday, 30 November 2021

People with diabetes can develop an eye disease known as diabetic retinopathy, which occurs when high blood sugar levels damage the blood vessels in the retina. When these blood vessels are damaged, they can swell and leak blood, which could cause permanent blindness.

How to Take Care of Contact Lenses

How to Take Care of Contact Lenses

Wednesday, 10 November 2021

Contact lenses that are worn for a long time, or that do not fit well, can scratch your eyes. They can also cause blood vessels to grow in the cornea, a dangerous condition that could threaten your vision.

Eye care when traveling

Eye care when traveling

Thursday, 28 October 2021

Accidents and eye injuries could in some cases cause permanent loss of vision. For this reason, it is important to treat them on time and with the appropriate specialist. When an unforeseen situation happens while traveling, outside of our known environment, we usually do not know how to proceed or where to turn.

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