Diseases of the eyes (ophthalmology)

Discharge from the eyes of a child: purulent, yellow, green

A yellow discharge from the eyes of a child is often found with contact lenses. If children use lenses, then, as a rule, they often touch their eyes with their hands, do not always adhere to the recommendations for handling and storing lenses.

Acantamebic keratitis

Among many eye diseases, acanthamoebic keratitis is not particularly prevalent, although it does not have a particular sexual or age selectivity. This serious disease affecting the functionality of the cornea is primarily experienced by people with visual impairment using contact lenses. 

Anisometropia in children and adults

Among the existing pathologies of vision, ophthalmologists noted anisometropia. What it is? This is a refractive imbalance - when a person's right and left eyes have unequal refractive power, and this difference can be several diopters. 

An eyesore for a man

The medical definition of a dense white spot on the anterior transparent part of the eye is corneal leucoma. What does leikoma mean? In Greek, leukos is “white,” and cornea is the Latin name for the cornea.

Different eye colors in humans: as they say, causes

In most cases, different pigmentation of the iris is a genetic disorder that passes from generation to generation. According to medical statistics, it occurs in 10 out of 1000 people.

Tritanopia: the world in a changed color

With this anomaly, either the absence of the OPN1SW type S-flasks in the retina, or their genetically determined dystrophy, or a pathological change in the structure of the photopigment of iodopsin sensitive to the blue light spectrum is noted.

Anophthalmia: when you can not see the world with your own eyes

The eyes are not accidentally called the mirror of the soul, because they are a reflection of how we perceive the world. And we perceive it with the help of the senses, among which the paired organ of vision occupies one of the leading places. 

Treatment of feeling of veil before eyes

Self-medication can lead to complication of the diagnostic task and complicate the disease. Even if you see that you have carried the infection, determining the type of pathogen will help the doctor to prescribe an effective treatment.

Deuteranopia - lack of color vision

What it is? This is such a lack of color vision, when the retina does not respond to the green color of the spectrum. In ICD-10, this visual impairment, like other color perception abnormalities, has the code - H53.5


To see the world in colors allows our visual system's ability to perceive waves of light radiation of various lengths, corresponding to colors and shades, and transform them into a holistic sense of a color picture of the surrounding reality. 


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