Comprehensive eye exams with an optometrist are the only way to tell if your child's eye are developing properly. Many eye health problems can be treated if they are caught early.
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Myopia is a visual condition where near objects may be seen clearly, but distant objects do not come into proper focus.
Hyperopia is a visual condition in which distant objects are easier to see than near objects.
Anterior uveitis is an inflammation of the iris (the coloured part of the front of the eye) and sometimes the ciliary body (a structure behind the iris).
For those who suffer from seasonal allergies, the eye symptoms can be very uncomfortable.
Amblyopia a condition referring to the vision in one eye being weaker because the eye and brain are not properly working together. Any condition that prevents the eye from focusing correctly during the early stages of development can cause amplyopia.
Almost everyone sees a few floaters at one time or another. They can occur more frequently and become more noticeable as you grow older. If you notice a sudden change in the number or size of floaters, you should contact your optometrist right away.
The cornea is the clear, dome-shaped covering of the eye. RCE occurs when the outer layer of the cornea, known as the epithelium, loosens or peels off. Normally the epithelium is tightly adhered to the layer of the cornea beneath it.