Clear Bubble on Your Eye? It Could Be a Conjunctival Cyst

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Imagine, you wake one morning to discover that your eye is excessively itchy and feels like you have something foreign inside that is causing irritation. When you peer in the mirror, you spot a small, clear bubble on the white part of your eye. This small bubble could be what is known in optometry as a conjunctival cyst. Even though conjunctival cysts are a fairly common occurrence, spotting one on your eye for the first time can definitely be a little alarming.…

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5 Tips for Wearing Glasses in the Back Country

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If the great outdoors and the back country is your second home, you know how important it is to keep your vision clear so you can follow the trail. Unfortunately, this is easier said than done if you don’t have perfect vision. The following tips can make it easier to see clearly in the woods while wearing glasses. Tip #1: Get a professional fitting Professionally fitted sports frames are a must.…

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3 Things You Need To Know About Epimacular Membranes

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Epimacular membranes, also called epiretinal membranes, are unusual membranes that form on the surface of your retina. These membranes can contract, and when they do, they distort your retina, and therefore your vision. Here are three things you need to know about epimacular membranes. Why do these membranes form? Epimacular membranes contain a variety of different cell types. They contain the following cells: Glial cells, which help to support your nervous system;…

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