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Corneal Neovascularization | Eye Blood Vessel Growth

Corneal Neovascularization | Eye Blood Vessel Growth

11 Sep 2020

It is not uncommon to be told during a contact lens checkup at your Opticians, that you have 'blood vessels' growing in your eye, caused by excessive contact lens wear. It is a condition called corneal vascularisation (CNV).

In this post, we’ll teach you everything you need to know about this potentially blinding disorder. After going over exactly what CNV is, we’ll share a few potential treatment strategies and preventative measures you could discuss with your optometrist.

What is Dry Eye Syndrome? Causes and Symptoms

What is Dry Eye Syndrome? Causes and Symptoms

11 Sep 2020

We can all experience dry eyes at time, but sometimes it can be more than a simple case of staring at computer screen too long.

Keratoconjunctivitis sicca (KCS), commonly referred to as dry eye disease, or dry eye syndrome. It's a condition of dry eyes, caused by either a decreased level of tear production, or an increased rate of tear film evaporation. In either case it results uncomfortable eyes.

Read more to find out the causes and treatments