The term "red eye" is used to describe eyes that are red and bloodshot. Bloodshot eyes are usually painless. They develop when blood vessels near the surface of the eye become swollen.
A new, non-invasive ocular imaging method may be able to detect an early indicator of glaucoma in time to prevent disease progression and vision loss, according to a new study from New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai (NYEE).
Pet dander, dust, ragweed, grass, and pollen can trigger your eyes to have an allergic reaction.
Visual acuity (VA) is better when tested in the clinic versus at home, according to a research letter published online Aug. 18 in JAMA Ophthalmology.
The most common type of eye tumor is metastatic. This means it's a secondary eye tumor caused by cancer that has spread from one part of the body to another.
As children head back to school, there are many illnesses that you should be aware of as a parent. One highly contagious infection is conjunctivitis, commonly known as "pink eye," that many children and even adults will contract at some point in their lifetime.
An estimated 5 to 10% of blindness worldwide is caused by the rare inflammatory eye disease uveitis. Researchers at the Ophthalmology Department at the University of Bonn have tested color-coded fundus autofluorescence as a supportive novel diagnostic method.
Dry eye occurs when the eyes produce too few tears or the tears evaporate too quickly. The condition can affect one or both eyes. Possible symptoms include eye pain or discomfort, blurred vision, and increased sensitivity to light.
Researchers from the National Eye Institute (NEI) have identified a new disease that affects the macula, a small part of the light-sensing retina needed for sharp, central vision. Scientists report their findings on the novel macular dystrophy, which is yet to be named, in JAMA Ophthalmology. NEI is part of the National Institutes of Health.
Dry eye describes a condition when the eye is unable to produce tears properly, or tears evaporate too quickly.