Diseases of the eyes (ophthalmology)

Diplopia: binocular, monocular

Visual impairment, in which a person looks at one object, but sees two (in the vertical plane or horizontal), is defined as diplopia.

Follicular conjunctivitis

If the mucous membrane of the eye becomes inflamed with the appearance of bubble formations - the follicle (from the Latin folliculus - pouch), then this is nothing more than follicular conjunctivitis. 


Subconjunctival, or intraocular hemorrhage, otherwise called hyposhagmus, occurs when a small blood vessel is damaged, as a result of which a small amount of blood is poured under the conjunctiva.

A set of exercises to strengthen the muscles of the eyes

Vision plays an important role in the perception of the surrounding world. Exercises to strengthen the muscles of the eyes keep it in good shape, preventing various pathologies.

A vessel burst in the eye: what to do, what drops to drip?

What to do when a vessel in the eye bursts? Our actions directly depend on the cause of the event. If the occurrence of hemorrhage does not cause other symptoms, except for a visual defect, and its connection with any event provoking a rupture is traced the day before, you do not need to panic.

A vessel burst in the eye of an adult and a child: reasons

It makes no sense to be lost in conjecture about what a bursting vessel in the eye means, and, even more so, to engage in self-diagnosis. It is recommended to seek professional help. You may need advice from medical specialists of various profiles.

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.


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