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3 Things to Know About LASIK Surgery

3 Things to Know About LASIK Surgery

LASIK is the most common refractive surgery performed in the United States each year. This procedure can correct nearsightedness, astigmatism, and farsightedness. LASIK surgery is considered a very safe procedure and has various benefits. The biggest advantage of...

What Are Eye Freckles?

What Are Eye Freckles?

A freckle is an area of skin or epithelium that has more pigment than the surrounding area. Typically, a freckle is thought of only on the skin but there are different forms of eye freckles that can form including on the colored part of the eye (iris), the white of...

2 Types of Inherited Corneal Dystrophies

2 Types of Inherited Corneal Dystrophies

The cornea can be affected by various inherited dystrophies which can lead to blurry vision, dry eyes, and other troubling symptoms. The symptoms that are experienced will vary depending on the corneal dystrophy present. Usually, the treatment for these types of...

What Causes Whorl Keratopathy?

What Causes Whorl Keratopathy?

Whorl keratopathy, also known as corneal verticillate, is a rare condition which causes deposits to build up in the cornea. The most common cause of whorl keratopathy is as a side effect of medications.   Deposition in the Cornea The cornea is the clear front...