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7 Reasons Why You Have Blurry Peripheral Vision

The function of the retina can affect people’s peripheral vision. Blurred peripheral vision can be caused by conditions which are not serious such as asthenopia, but serious conditions could also be culprits. It is advisable for you to visit your doctor whenever you experience blurry vision to avoid further complications such as …

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7 Reasons Why You Have Blurry Peripheral Vision

The function of the retina can affect people’s peripheral vision. Blurred peripheral vision can be caused by conditions which are not serious such as asthenopia, but serious conditions could also be culprits. It is advisable for you to visit your doctor whenever you experience blurry vision to avoid further complications such as …

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Peripheral Vision Loss

Peripheral vision loss is also defined as tunnel vision. We are so accustomed to our wide angle vision that we take for granted the vision we have to the sides of what we’re focusing on. This vision may not be as clear as what we’re directly focusing on but the …

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Can Astigmatism Get Worse?

Astigmatism refers to a vision condition that causes blurry or distorted vision. You develop this condition when light entering your eye goes out of focus, which is mainly because your cornea is more oval than round. This common vision condition is not like a disease but usually occurs with other …

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Red Eyes in the Morning

Red eyes are a general term used to describe irritated, red, and bloodshot eyes, and they occur when the vessels in the surface of the white portion of the eye (sclera) become swollen. In many cases, they are often related with fatigue in the morning, and are typically harmless. However, …

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What Colorblind People See?

Color Vision Deficiency (CVD) or color blindness, is the inability to see differences between certain colors. CVD happens when the retina’s cone cells lack a color-sensitive pigment. The retina is the nerve layer located at the back of the eye. Approximately one in twelve men are color blind, while only …

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How to Prevent a Stye

You develop a stye when the secretory glands of the eyelids become infected. Both the upper and lower eyelids have oil glands, and bacteria can enter and infect these glands, causing pain, inflammation, and redness. Sometimes, the redness is limited to the eyelid, but it can also spread to your cheek …

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Giant Papillary Conjunctivitis

Giant papillary conjunctivitis or GPC, a relatively new illness, is an inflammatory, non-contagious condition targeting the conjunctiva – the membrane lining the structures of the eye, including the eyelids. The papillae or the glands in the upper lid become larger than normal, causing itch and mucus discharge. Giant papillary conjunctivitis …

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Acupressure Points for Eyes

The body has certain points that are more sensitive than others. The eyes are one of those points, and they typically are important for us to live everyday life and complete tasks. If there are issues or problems with the eyes, treatments like acupressure points for the eyes are helpful …

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Blocked Tear Duct in Adult

Tear ducts are small channels in the visual apparatus (or eyes) that serves to drain excess tears into the nose. But sometimes these tubes get blocked and thereby affect the tear drainage functions significantly. If the duct stays blocked for long period of times, your tears may begin to build …

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