Eye Health / Blindness News From Medical News Today

Eye health is a broad subject that includes conditions such as blindness, allergies, color blindness, sties, eye diseases such as glaucoma and macular degeneration (AMD), surgical procedures such as cataract surgery, cornea transplant, and vision problems including astigmatism, blurry vision, hyperopia (farsightedness) and myopia (nearsightedness).
  1. How to identify and treat eyelid dermatitis
    Learn about the types of eyelid dermatitis, and how to get rid of these itchy rashes. We also look at symptoms, causes, and prevention.
  2. What causes a buildup of pressure behind the eyes?
    In this article, we look at reasons for feelings of pressure behind the eye, including a migraine or sinus infection. When should you see a doctor?
  3. How do you get rid of puffy eyes?
    A look at periorbital edema, a condition where swelling around the eyes causes them to appear puffy. Included is detail on diagnosis and the outlook.
  4. Everything you need to know about papilledema
    A look at papilledema, a condition where the optic nerve becomes swollen. Included is detail on the outlook and how to get a diagnosis.
  5. Stroke: Could looking into the eyes help with diagnosis?
    A contrast agent given to stroke survivors undergoing MRI brain scans can leak into the eyes and may help to improve diagnosis and treatment.