Visible Eye

Eye Health Issues and Safety

Wearing sunglasses is just one step to healthy eyes. Learn how regular exams, your diet, and other factors can also help maintain your vision through life.
Person having eye symptoms of tearing and discomfort that could be pink eye or scratched cornea
Scratched Cornea vs. Pink Eye: Understanding the Difference
burning eyes
Burning Eyes: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment
Person with photophobia drawing blind
Photophobia in the spotlight: Learning About its Causes and Treatments
Man getting eye swab to detect possible fungal eye infection
What to Know About Fungal Eye Infections
Man with pink eye at computer in office setting
Pink Eye: Should You Stay Home From Work?
Person using antibiotic eye drops for pink eye
Knowing When You Need Antibiotics for Pink Eye
Parent checking child for infection around the eye
Periorbital Cellulitis: All About This Eyelid Infection
Person deciding whether to use a contact lens when waking up with pink eye
What to Know About Pink Eye Before Wearing Contact Lenses
Eye drops to be used by person with pink eye
Drops for Pink Eye: What to Know About These and Other Options
Checking girl's eyes
Coats Disease: What to Know About This Eye Condition
Man feels eye pain
When Pain Strikes Your Eye: What You Need to Know
Closeup of a red eye of an older woman
A Clear-Eyed View of Red Eyes: Learn About Symptoms and Treatments
Man squinting on bright clear day, may have eye floaters
What to Know About Eye Floaters
Drooping eyelid of ptosis
What to Know About Lid Drooping From Ptosis
Flash photographs can reveal white pupils (leukocoria)
Detecting Leukocoria: What to Know
man rubbing eye
Does Your Eye Twitch When You Have a Headache?
Conjunctivitis (Pink Eye)
Pink Eye vs. Allergies: How to Tell the Difference
Two eye retina photos
How to Keep From Losing Your Retinal Vision
Ophthalmologist explaining retinopathy
Purtscher Retinopathy: What to Know About Unexplained Vision Loss
Sun sensitivty
How Is Erythropoietic Protoporphyria (EPP) Photosensitivity Managed?
Cropped shot of dermatologist using the Wood Lamp for diagnosis of skin condition
What Is a Wood’s Lamp Exam?
Mom watches son with amblyopia draw. Part of the picture is dimmer and out of focus.
What's Causing Dim Vision and How to Treat It
Practitioner guides young woman's gaze
How Internuclear Ophthalmoplegia Can Hamper Eye Movement
Supplements for Preventing Eye Floaters: Zinc bottle, ginkgo biloba bottle, omega-3 fish oil bottle (fatty acids), and vitamin A,C, and E in a bottle.
Why Are You Seeing Black Spots?
Woman uses a computer in the evening and has eye fatigue
Visual Distortion Guide: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment
OCT image of an eye and of the retinal layer
What You Need to Know About Fluid Behind the Retina and Your Vision
 An eye with a view inside (Types of Retinopathy)
Types of Retinopathy That Everyone Should Know About
Male eye doctor speaking with male patient.
How Central Serous Retinopathy Is Treated
Man with gray hair speaking with female eye doctor.
Central Serous Retinopathy: Causes and Risk Factors
Male patient talking to eye doctor.
Central Serous Retinopathy: Signs, Symptoms, and Complications
a young man rubbing his eyes
What Is Staphylococcal Blepharitis?
Woman rubbing eyes while sitting on bed at home
What Are the Differences between Blepharitis and Stye?
Older man during eye exam with female eye doctor.
What Is Neovascularization?
a man rubbing his eyes
What Is Blepharitis?
Young male child with blonde hair, blue eyes, and glasses smiling.
Ocular Albinism: Overview and More
Finger pressing on a closed eyelid near the lashes
How Meibomian Gland Dysfunction Is Diagnosed
Woman with towel wrapped around her head cleans eye area
Treatment Options for Meibomian Gland Dysfunction
Young man with a brown eye who has a stye.
Chalazion vs. Stye: Symptoms, Causes, and Treatment
Compress over eyes
What to Understand About Meibomian Gland Dysfunction
Mature woman with dry eyes using laptop
Causes and Risk Factors of Meibomian Gland Dysfunction
A doctor in a face mask examines a male patient's eye.
What Is Eye Herpes?
Dry eye symptoms
What Everyone Should Know About Meibomian Gland Dysfunction
Man with a computer and phone holding glasses and experiencing eye strain.
Eye Strain: Signs, Symptoms, and Complications
Picture of one eye with a tear streaming down the cheek.
The Unemotional Truth About Excessive Eye Tearing
Child with strabismus (squint)
Overcoming Squint: What to Do When One Eye Wanders
Young man, portrait, close-up
Is It Safe to Pierce Your Eyeball?
Woman inserting eye drops.
What Are Diabetic Eye Diseases?
aphakia
What Is Aphakia?
Slit lamp eye exam
How Diabetic Retinopathy Is Treated
Older person uses smartphone but appears to have vision difficulties
Symptoms and Stages of Diabetic Retinopathy
woman with itchy eyes
Itchy Eyes: Causes and Treatment
Oscillopsia
What Is Oscillopsia?
retinal detachment
Symptoms of Detached Retina
Close-Up Of Woman Rubbing Eyes
What Causes a Sharp Pain in the Eye?
Patient after eye surgery talks to doctor
What You Need to Know About Eye Socket Disorders
man rubbing his eyes
What Is a Blocked Tear Duct in Adults?
Extreme closeup of middle-aged Asian man
What Can Cause Blurred Vision?
Female patient and female doctor talking, looking at screen.
Thyroid Eye Disease: Health Professionals for Your Care
Pink eye, or conjunctivitis seen in an eye.
What Does Pink Eye Look Like?
pterygium eye growth or bump
Should You Be Worried About That Bump on Your Eyeball?