A stye is a rather nasty little infection that affects the eye. The glands and follicles at the edge of the eyelash tend to be affected most often. They come in two varieties external, or hordeolum, and internal. The external type first seems as if it were simply a sore pimple. But soon it swells [...]
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Almost everyone has experienced a reddened area along the eye lid that is swollen and could be itchy. The area gets even more swollen in the morning and may even be painful. You’ve experienced a sty. A stye, or sty, is an infection, generally in a hair follicle that is caused by a bacterial infection. [...]
If you ask 100 people which is the most important of the five senses, most people will likely answer vision. Since vision is so essential, you’ll want to do what you can to keep your eyes healthy. One way to improve their health is to learn exercises to relieve stressed eyes. Working at a computer [...]
Pink eye, or conjunctivitis, is an infection of the outside of the eye and is associated with the characteristic symptoms of swelling, itching, burning and crusting of the eye lashes when awakening from sleep. The symptoms are caused by an infection of the conjunctiva of the eye. The conjunctiva is a thin membrane that covers [...]
First, prepare the liquid needed for a hot compress. Boil 2 teaspoons Rosewater and adding 1 drop of Chamomile. Strain this liquid through a paper coffee filter and leave to cool slightly. Next, put 1 drop of Lavender on a cotton ball and smear it on the cheekbone, under the sty – keeping the eye [...]
As the population ages, there has been much more concern over common age related health issues, including senior eye care. Seniors are the ones who requiring the most treatment for eye problems, yet many are not receiving the treatment they require due to lack of money or lack of knowledge of treatment options. The first [...]
When the eye becomes inflamed it is usually a response to trauma, an infection (bacterial or viral), surgery, allergic reaction or irritants found in our environment. Most of the time, eye inflammation is no cause for concern but it is still important to make sure that you keep the duration and severity of the inflammation [...]
Age related macular degeneration is one of the leading causes of blindness in the elderly population. This eye disease will gradually destroy the sharp, central vision of the eye. This is the main part of your vision. Without the central vision, you will no longer be able to read, drive or perform routine daily tasks. [...]
You might have seen it before, tiny spots that enter your field of vision for no apparent reason. What you were seeing is likely floaters. Floaters make a shadow that looms over the retina and then the retina sends the information to the brain. The end result is an image being seen. What you see [...]
It stands to reason that there will be a relationship between muscular disease and eye focusing problems, since the eye is a muscle and can be affected as well. One of the most common of the muscular diseases, which affect the eye, is muscular dystrophy. There are several different types of this disease, including one [...]
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