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.
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
Eye exam
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
Finger pointing at an image of the retina
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?
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
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?
Photographic vision - stock photo
Swollen Tear Duct: Causes and Treatment
Astigmatism Test: Eye Exam and Online Test
Pinguecula in the eye.
What Is a Pinguecula?
bag under the eye women
Why Are My Eyes Puffy?
Sick frustrated young indian woman cope with headache, face closeup
Why Might You Be Crying for No Reason?
Mature woman, portrait, close-up of left eye
What Causes Cloudy Vision in One Eye?
For Stye Treatment article
How to Get Rid of a Stye
What Is Hypertropia?
tear duct infection
What Is Dacryocystitis?
Closeup, side view of a brown eye.
How to Manage Posterior Vitreous Detachment
Bacterial pink eye
Bacterial Conjunctivitis (Pink Eye): Overview and More
What Is Nyctalopia (Night Blindness)?
Blue eye with dilated pupil
What Causes Dilated Pupils?