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Eye Infections/Conditions

What is the fungal eye infection Fungal Keratitis?

What is the fungal eye infection Fungal Keratitis?

11 Sep 2020

Fungal Keratitis, sometimes referred to as keratomycosis, is an eye infection caused by fungus that results in an inflammation of the eye's cornea, the thin, clear covering at the front of the eye. Any one exhibiting symptoms of fungal keratitis should seek the attention of an eye care professional immediately.

Keratitis, and other infections of the eye, can be bacterial, fungal, viral, or protozoal in nature. The symptoms of the infection can very widely depending on the type of infection. Because the symptoms are often unique to each possible cause, the diagnosis of the cause can be someone simplified.

Seasonal Allergic Conjunctivitis (Hay Fever) for Contact Lens wearers

Seasonal Allergic Conjunctivitis (Hay Fever) for Contact Lens wearers

11 Sep 2020

Seasonal allergic conjunctivitis, commonly referred to as hay fever, is caused by air-born pollen particles released by plants during specific times of the year.

It generally peaks in the spring months and again in the late summer months if ragweed pollen induced.

Discover which pollen's to avoid and when, plus find out how you can help relieve symptoms.

What is Conjunctivitis? Causes, Symptoms & treatment

What is Conjunctivitis? Causes, Symptoms & treatment

11 Sep 2020

Conjunctivitis, often referred to as pink eye, is a common condition that causes inflammation of the surface of the eye, and the tissue that surrounds it.

To find out the signs and symptoms, the causes, prevention and treatment for Conjunctivitis read more.

What is Meibomian gland dysfunction or mgd?

What is Meibomian gland dysfunction or mgd?

11 Sep 2020

Meibomian gland disorder (MGD) is a condition in which the tiny meibomian glands within the eyelids fail to function properly which can lead to crusty eye lashes, styes and more.

Meibomian gland disorder is the most common cause of dry eyes and is easy to treat. We explain the signs and symptoms and treatments available.

What is Blepharitis? Eyelid inflammation causes & treatment

What is Blepharitis? Eyelid inflammation causes & treatment

11 Sep 2020

Blepharitis is a condition where the eyelids are chronically swollen.

Blepharitis can be uncomfortable and unattractive, in addition to possibly blurring the vision and increasing the risk of more serious eye problems if left untreated.

Discover the treatments available and some simple improvements to eye hygiene that could help speed up your recovery time.