Patient Information (Eye Diseases & Conditions)

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Please select from the links below to view general information on a variety of eye diseases and conditions and factors that may affect overall eye health. Some topics have a PDF version that is better suited to printing.

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Age Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) Supplements Degeneración Macular Relacionada con la Edad (DMRE)
AMD Age Related Macular Degeneration ¿Qué es la degeneración macular relacionada con la edad?
Amblyopia Ambliopía
anti-VEGF treatment for age-related macular degeneration
Astigmatism Astigmatismo
Bacterial Keratitis Queratitis Bacteriana
Blepharitis Blefaritis
BPH Medications and Eye Surgery
Carotid Artery and the Eye
Cataract Cataratas
Chalazia and Styes los chalaziones y los orzuelos
Computer Usage and Eye Strain Uso de la computadora y la fatiga visual
Conjunctivitis – What is Pink Eye? Conjunctivitis, el Ojo Rojo
Contact Lens-Related Eye Infections Infecciones relacionadas con lentes de contacto
Contact Lens Safety, Joint Recommendations
Corneal Abrasion and Erosion Abrasión de la córnea
Cystoid Macular Edema
Diabetes and Eye Health Diabetes y la Salud Ocular
Eyelid Spasms Espasmo Muscular del Párpado
Face Down Recovery After Retinal Surgery
Diabetic Retinopathy Retinopatía Diabética
Dry Eye Ojo Seco
Electrooculogram (EOG)
Electroretinography (ERG) Electrorretinografía (ERG)
Floaters and Flashers Manchas Flotantes y los Centelleos
Fluorescein Angiography
Fluorescein and ICG Angiography
Fuchs’ Dystrophy Distrofia de Fuchs
Giant Papillary Conjunctivitis
Glaucoma Glaucoma
Herpes Keratitis Queratitis Herpética
Herpes Zoster (Shingles) (la Culebrilla) Herpes Zoster
Hyperopia (Farsightedness) Hipermetropía
Intraocular Lenses (IOLs) Los Lentes Intraoculares (LIOs)
Ischemic Optic Neuropathy la neuropatía óptica isquémica (NOI)
Keratoconus Queratocono
LASIK (laser eye surgery) LASIK (cirugia ocular con laser)
Laser Iridotomy
Living with Vision Loss In One Eye
Low Vision Baja Vision
Macular Edema Edema Macular
Macular Hole
Macular Pucker
Making the Most of Remaining Vision Aprovechando al Maximo la Vision Restante
Medical Marijuana and Glaucoma La Marihuana Medicinal y el Glaucoma
Microvascular Cranial Nerve Palsy
Migraine Migraña
Myopia Miopía
Ocular Rosacea
Optic Neuritis
Overflow Tearing and Chronic Eye Infections in Infants
Photodynamic Therapy (PDT) for Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD)
Posterior Capsulotomy Posterior Capsulotomy
Presbyopia Pseudotumor Cerebri
Pterygium Pinguecula Ptergium Pinguecula
Retina – Detached or Torn Desgarramiento o Desprendimiento de la Retina
Retinal Vein Occulusion
Retinitis Pigmentosa
Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
Smoking and Eye Disease Fumar y la Salud de sus Ojos
Strabismus Estrabismo
Subconjunctival Hemorrhage
Tearing in Adults Lagrimeo
Thyroid Eye Disease (Graves’ Disease)
The Sun and Your Eyes Sus Ojos y El Sol
Vision Loss (SmartSight)
Visual Field Testing