Retinoblastoma is an eye cancer that usually affects young children and, at times, adults. The condition makes the nerve cells in the retina change and increase in size and number, which eventually leads to a tumor. Children who inherited the gene related to this disease from their parents are at higher risk of getting it.
Strabismus, most often referred to as “crossed eyes”, is a vision developmental problem, which often develops during one’s formative years. Recent studies show that this eye disorder affects around 4% of all children in the country. Here, we break down the causes, risk factors and symptoms.
Swollen eyelids are often a symptom of an underlying problem or a reaction to allergens, bacteria or viruses. These, however, are things you should not ignore in order to avoid further complications. Insight Vision Center Optometry, a scleral lenses specialist, lists four reasons your eyelids are bulging.
Your sense of sight is a product of a collaboration between your brain and your eyes. You may develop amblyopia when one of your eyes is unable to coordinate properly with your brain. This may render you unable to achieve normal eye sharpness even if you use prescription contact lenses or eyeglasses.
Hyperopia, more popularly known as farsightedness, is a refractive error that affects more than 14 million Americans. It’s usually detected during your younger years. Insight Vision Center Optometry, your trusted provider of orthokeratology and other eye care services, talks about this vision problem in detail.