Eye Health & Disease

Eye Allergies

Eye Allergies Because eye allergies are very common, Dr. Samuel, Dr. Patrick, Dr. Cremer, and Dr. Jessup would like to share with you some background information regarding eye allergies. An allergy is an overreaction by the immune system by normally harmless subjects called allergens. Most people will suffer from at least one allergic reaction at…
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Blepharitis

Blepharitis Blepharitis is a common condition that causes inflammation of the eyelids. It is characterized by redness, swelling, styes, cysts, and flaky crusts at the eyelid margin and along the lash line. Symptoms include scratchy, swollen, tender, and irritated eyes. Blepharitis can be caused by various types of bacteria, and it may be chronic or…
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Cataracts

Cataracts A cataract is a clouding of the lens inside the eye. The condition can lead to a decrease in vision if clouding A cataract is a clouding of the lens inside the eye. The condition can lead to a decrease in vision if clouding develops enough to obstruct your view. Left untreated, it is…
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Conjunctivitis

Conjunctivitis Conjunctivitis can be either an irritation or an infection of the membrane that covers the white of the eye and the inside lining of the eyelid. It has become commonly known as "pink eye" due to the significant blood vessel inflammation that can occur. Allergies and other irritants like air pollution, eye make up,…
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