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Blocked tear duct

A blocked tear duct causes watery and inflamed eyes. Blocked tear ducts develop due to an infection or the presence of a tumor. A clogged tear duct is a condition where the tears cannot drain normally and results to watery and irritated eye. It is caused by a partial or complete obstruction of the drainage […]

Itchy eyes during pregnancy

Itchy eyes can become worse during the end of the pregnancy. Itchiness of the eyes during the 37th week of pregnancy can become bothersome that they cause interruption of regular daily activities and sleep. Oftentimes, this condition becomes worse if not properly treated and can result to infection. The hormone levels fluctuate during pregnancy, especially […]

Posterior blepharitis

Blepharitis is a disease of the eye which involves the margin of the eyelids and follicle of the eyelashes. It causes irritation, itching, redness and swelling of the eyelids. Blepharitis can be acute or chronic and usually affects adults, but sometimes children can also be affected by this condition. There are two types of blepharitis […]

Education on Corneal Abrasion

The cornea is the transparent, protective covering the front of the eye. It protects the iris, the colored part of the eye, and the pupil, the black circle in the middle of the eye. There are no blood vessels in the cornea, hence it is ordinarily clear and has a shiny surface. More than anywhere […]

First Aid for Dry Eyes

Dry eyes refer to a condition in which the tears are not sufficient to provide moisture to the eyes. There are many reasons that may make tears inadequate. For example, a person with dry eyes may not produce sufficient tears or may produce tears that are not of good quality. Dry eyes are uncomfortable and […]