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Category: Other Eye Conditions

Ocular Migraine
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Ocular Migraine

Ocular Migraine also goes by a variety of names – visual, retinal, ophthalmic and eye migraine – and is a “vision disturbance” where a small but increasing blind spot occurs at the centre of view together with flashing lights. Although a bit alarming, the disorder is usually painless and goes away by itself after a […]

Scotoma - Simply a Natural Blind Spot?
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Scotoma – Simply a Natural Blind Spot?

Mammals, and that of course includes humans, have eyes that effectively contain a blind spot. The blind spot occurs because where the optic nerve connects to the eye there are few if any retinal cells to transmit light messages to the brain. So everyone has a blind spot in each eye and there is a […]

Dealing With Degenerative Myopia
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Dealing With Degenerative Myopia

Most people do not take Myopia seriously. After all, it is a common vision problem. This condition, (also called nearsightedness or short-sightedness), involves having blurred vision when looking at things far from you while objects near you appear clear. This is assuming you are not wearing glasses or contact lenses. Perhaps, the notion of myopia […]

Simplifying Colorimetry
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Simplifying Colorimetry

Colorimetry is properly defined as the technology which exactly quantifies how humans perceive colors. This entails the use of instruments in order to specify the colors with the help of visual standards or spectroscopic as basis. Interestingly, each individual has a slightly different perception of color. Though the colors like blue, red, green and others […]

Choroideremia
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Choroideremia

The choroid part of the eye is essential in providing the spherical surfaces of the eye with blood and oxygen – it is a “vascular” layer, meaning it contains a network of blood vessels and capillaries. The outside white part of the eye known as the sclera and the inside retinal layer which senses light […]

Diseases and Disorders of the Choroid
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Diseases and Disorders of the Choroid

Firstly, what is the choroid and where is it in the eye? The choroid is a vascular layer – that’s to say it’s made up of blood vessels and capillaries – that lies between the white part of the eye, the sclera, and the internal retinal layer. If the choroid cannot supply oxygen and nutrients […]