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What is Stevens Johnson Syndrome?

What is Stevens Johnson Syndrome?

Stevens Johnson Syndrome is a condition that affects the mucous membranes of the entire body – including the surface of the eyes.   About Stevens Johnson Syndrome Also known as erythema multiforme, Stevens Johnson Syndrome is a rare condition that is an adverse...

How Does LASIK Eye Surgery Work?

How Does LASIK Eye Surgery Work?

For many years now, LASIK eye surgery has been available as an option for many people instead of glasses or contact lenses. There are certain limitations to LASIK eye surgery and not everyone is a good candidate.   What is LASIK Eye Surgery? LASIK stands for...

Do You Need an Eye Injection?

Do You Need an Eye Injection?

While it can be unsettling to think about, having an injection into the eye is the preferred treatment for many eye conditions. This shot allows medication to reach the back of the eye directly and can be used as a treatment in many retinal diseases. Different Types...

What Tests are Done for Glaucoma?

What Tests are Done for Glaucoma?

Glaucoma is a chronic eye disease that can result in permanent loss of vision without treatment. To diagnose and manage glaucoma, there are several tests that are done at the time of diagnosis and repeated regularly.   About Glaucoma Glaucoma is a condition that...

What Are Corneal Ulcers?

What Are Corneal Ulcers?

For our final part of the series in regards to causes for a corneal transplants, we’ll be discussing corneal ulcers. Corneal ulcers can be both infectious and non-infectious in nature, although infectious etiologies are often more common and more severe.   What...

Is Keratoconus a Serious Condition?

Is Keratoconus a Serious Condition?

Continuing with our series on corneal transplants and why someone might need one, we will be discussing a condition today called Keratoconus. You may recognize keratoconus from one of our previous articles regarding a treatment called corneal crosslinking. Corneal...