Eye Diseases & Conditions

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Testing is conducted with sophisticated computer technology and video recording equipment. The specially designed tests can record eye movements in thousandths of a second and fractions of a degree to show the slightest irregularity and patterns of the...
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Any type of abnormal tissue growth is considered a tumor. Tumors may be benign (non-cancerous) or malignant (cancerous). Both of these types of tumors can occur in the eye, eyelid, or orbit. Treatment is available for eye, eyelid and orbit tumors, but it...
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The eyelids and the bones of the orbit may be damaged by many types of trauma including car accidents, fights, sports is injuries, etc. Proper repair of the initial injuries as well as possible needed plastic surgery revisions may be extremely important...
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Eyelid basal cell carcinoma is the most common cancer of the skin around the eye. It most frequently originates in the lower eyelid and is more common in fair-skinned adults between 50 and 80 years of age. The lesion appears as a nodule or it can appear...
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An eyelid nevus can be congenital (since birth) or acquired. The acquired nevus usually appears between the ages of five and 15 years, and remains relatively quiet for the remainder of the patient’s life. The eyelid nevus is painless and can be pigmented...
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The eyelid papilloma is one of the most common eyelid tumors and usually occurs in middle-aged or elderly patients. It is benign, painless, and carries little to no risk for growth into cancer. It looks like a skin tag and can be solitary or multiple,...
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Ptosis, hemangioma, styes, chalazions and other lid problems – The eye lid can become droopy and block vision due to poor function or underdevelopment of the muscle in the lid (ptosis), blood vessel growths (hemangioma), or blocked glands (stye and...
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Eyelid sebaceous carcinoma is usually detected as a painless eyelid lump in elderly patients, often occurring in the upper eyelid of women moreso than men. It can appear as a solitary nodule or diffuse thickening of the eyelid. In some cases there is...
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What Are Floaters? Floaters are small clumps of cells or tissue that form in the VITREOUS gel, the clear jelly-like substance that fills the inside cavity of the eye.  Although they appear to be in front of the eye, they are actually floating in the...
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Fluorescein Angiography is a commonly used, office-based diagnostic test that can aid in determining the extent of macular degeneration and help distinguish between the dry and wet forms of the condition. Fluorescein angiography is performed by injecting...