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Vitreous Detachment

WHAT IS VITREOUS DETACHMENT? The vitreous is a semi-solid to liquid material that occupies up to 75 per cent of

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Anterior Uveitis

WHAT IS ANTERIOR UVEITIS? Anterior uveitis is an inflammation of the iris (the coloured part of the front of the

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Floaters & Spots

WHAT ARE FLOATERS & SPOTS? Floaters (often called floating spots) are small, semi-transparent cobwebs, specks or squiggles that appear in

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WHAT IS PTERYGIUM? A pterygium is a benign, triangular-shaped growth of the conjunctiva (the thin clear layer of tissue that

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Recurrent Corneal Erosion

WHAT IS RECURRENT CORNEAL EROSION? (RCE) The cornea is the clear, dome-shaped covering of the eye.  RCE occurs when the

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Retinal Detachment

WHAT IS RETINAL DETACHMENT? The retina is a thin layer of tissue that lines the inner posterior portion of the

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WHAT IS TRICHIASIS? The term trichiasis describes the condition in which one’s eyelashes turn inwards.  The eyelids normally have a

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Diplopia (Double Vision)

WHAT IS DOUBLE VISION? If you are seeing doubles of everything, you may have a condition known as diplopia or

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Amblyopia (Lazy Eye)

WHAT IS LAZY EYE OR AMBLYOPIA? Amblyopia is a condition referring to the vision in one eye being weaker because

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Strabismus (Cross Eyes)

WHAT IS STRABISMUS? Strabismus is a condition in which the eyes are not properly aligned with each other, resulting in

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WHAT IS ASTIGMATISM? Astigmatism is a refractive error that occurs when the front surface of your eye (cornea) or the

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Hyperopia (Farsightedness)

WHAT IS HYPEROPIA? Hyperopia is also known as farsightedness – a visual condition in which distant objects are easier to

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