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Stickler syndrome - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/stickler-syndrome/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20354072

Sep 16th, 2019 - Diagnosis While Stickler syndrome can sometimes be diagnosed based on your child's medical history and a physical exam, additional tests are needed to determine the severity of the symptoms and help direct treatment decisions. Tests may include: Imaging tests. X-rays can reveal abnormalities or damage in the joints and spine. Eye exams. These exams can help your doctor detect problems with the ...

Pseudotumor cerebri - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/pseudotumor-cerebri/symptoms-causes/syc-20354031

Sep 10th, 2019 - Overview Pseudotumor cerebri (SOO-doe-too-mur SER-uh-bry) occurs when the pressure inside your skull (intracranial pressure) increases for no obvious reason. It's also called idiopathic intracranial hypertension. Symptoms mimic those of a brain tumor. The increased intracranial pressure can cause swelling of the optic nerve and result in vision loss. Medications often can reduce this pressure a...

Keratoconus
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/14415-keratoconus

Aug 18th, 2019 - What is keratoconus? We see through the cornea, which is the clear, central part of the front surface of the eye. The cornea normally has a round shape, like a ball. Sometimes, however, the structure of the cornea is not strong enough to hold this round shape. Over time, the normal round curvature of the surface of the eye can bulge outward like a cone. This condition is called keratoconus. Ker...

Liver hemangioma - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/liver-hemangioma/symptoms-causes/syc-20354234

Aug 13th, 2019 - Overview Liver hemangioma Liver hemangioma A liver hemangioma is a noncancerous (benign) mass in the liver. A liver hemangioma is made up of a tangle of blood vessels. A liver hemangioma (he-man-jee-O-muh) is a noncancerous (benign) mass in the liver. A liver hemangioma is made up of a tangle of blood vessels. Other terms for a liver hemangioma are hepatic hemangioma and cavernous hemangioma. M...

Lazy eye (amblyopia) - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/lazy-eye/symptoms-causes/syc-20352391

Aug 6th, 2019 - Overview Lazy eye (amblyopia) is reduced vision in one eye caused by abnormal visual development early in life. The weaker — or lazy — eye often wanders inward or outward. Amblyopia generally develops from birth up to age 7 years. It is the leading cause of decreased vision among children. Rarely, lazy eye affects both eyes. Early diagnosis and treatment can help prevent long-term problems with...

Lazy eye (amblyopia) - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/lazy-eye/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20352396

Aug 6th, 2019 - Diagnosis Your doctor will conduct an eye exam, checking for eye health, a wandering eye, a difference in vision between the eyes or poor vision in both eyes. Eyedrops are generally used to dilate the eyes. The eyedrops cause blurred vision that lasts for several hours or a day. The method used to test vision depends on your child's age and stage of development: Preverbal children. A lighted ma...

Subconjunctival hemorrhage (broken blood vessel in eye) - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/subconjunctival-hemorrhage/symptoms-causes/syc-20353826

Aug 5th, 2019 - Overview A subconjunctival hemorrhage (sub-kun-JUNK-tih-vul HEM-uh-ruj) occurs when a tiny blood vessel breaks just underneath the clear surface of your eye (conjunctiva). The conjunctiva can't absorb blood very quickly, so the blood gets trapped. You may not even realize you have a subconjunctival hemorrhage until you look in the mirror and notice the white part of your eye is bright red. A su...

Eye Cancer: Retinoblastoma & Uveal Melanoma
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/17292-ophthalmic-eye-cancer-cancer-institute-overview

Jul 16th, 2019 - Ophthalmic cancers although uncommon, may arise from various eye and orbital structures. In general, they can be classified as eyelid tumors, conjunctival/corneal cancers, uveal cancers, retinal cancers, and orbital/adnexal cancers. The symptoms and clinical presentation depends upon the location of the tumor. In general, treatment involves surgery, radiation, and chemotherapy. In addition spec...

Retinal Vein Occlusion (RVO)
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/14206-retinal-vein-occlusion

Jul 16th, 2019 - What is retinal vein occlusion (RVO)? The front of the eye contains a lens that focuses images on the inside of the back of the eye. This area is the retina. The retina is where the eye focuses the images we see. It is covered with special nerve cells which convert light into signals that are sent via the optic nerve to the brain, where they are recognized as images. Conditions that affect the ...

Retinal Vein Occlusion (RVO)
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/14206-retinal-vein-occlusion-rvo

Jul 16th, 2019 - What is retinal vein occlusion (RVO)? The front of the eye contains a lens that focuses images on the inside of the back of the eye. This area is the retina. The retina is where the eye focuses the images we see. It is covered with special nerve cells which convert light into signals that are sent via the optic nerve to the brain, where they are recognized as images. Conditions that affect the ...

Eye Cancer: Retinoblastoma & Uveal Melanoma
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/17292-eye-ophthalmic-cancer-cancer-institute-overview

Jul 16th, 2019 - Ophthalmic cancers although uncommon, may arise from various eye and orbital structures. In general, they can be classified as eyelid tumors, conjunctival/corneal cancers, uveal cancers, retinal cancers, and orbital/adnexal cancers. The symptoms and clinical presentation depends upon the location of the tumor. In general, treatment involves surgery, radiation, and chemotherapy. In addition spec...

Macular Hole
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/14208-macular-hole

Apr 15th, 2019 - What is a macular hole? The eye is often compared to a camera. The front of the eye contains a lens that focuses images on the inside of the back of the eye. This area, called the retina, is covered with special nerve cells that react to light, like film in a camera. These nerve cells are very close together in the middle of the retina where the eye focuses the images that we see. This small pa...

Keratoconus - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/keratoconus/symptoms-causes/syc-20351352

Mar 19th, 2019 - Overview Keratoconus Keratoconus In keratoconus, your cornea thins and gradually bulges outward into a cone shape. This can cause blurry, distorted vision. Keratoconus (ker-uh-toe-KOH-nus) occurs when your cornea — the clear, dome-shaped front surface of your eye — thins and gradually bulges outward into a cone shape. A cone-shaped cornea causes blurred vision and may cause sensitivity to light...

Keratoconus - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/keratoconus/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20351357

Mar 19th, 2019 - Diagnosis To diagnose keratoconus, your eye doctor (ophthalmologist or optometrist) will review your medical and family history and conduct an eye exam. He or she may conduct other tests to determine more details regarding the shape of your cornea. Tests to diagnose keratoconus include: Eye refraction. In this test your eye doctor uses special equipment that measures your eyes to check for visi...

Keratoconus - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/keratoconus/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20351359

Mar 19th, 2019 - Keratoconus care at Mayo Clinic Your Mayo Clinic care team Mayo Clinic eye doctors (ophthalmologists) provide comprehensive care for people who seek answers about conditions and diseases of their eyes, including keratoconus. Ophthalmologists trained in treating children with eye conditions (pediatric ophthalmologists) may work with doctors trained in the general care of children (pediatricians)...

Ptosis (Drooping Eyelid)
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/14418-ptosis

Mar 17th, 2019 - What is ptosis (drooping eyelid)? “Ptosis” means drooping. When the upper eyelid droops, it is called blepharoptosis, or upper eyelid ptosis. Why do people get ptosis (drooping eyelid)? There are several reasons an eyelid might droop. Some babies are born with ptosis in one or both eyelids. These children must have a thorough eyelid examination. Ptosis can occur later in life if the muscles or ...

Ptosis (Drooping Eyelid)
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/14418-ptosis-drooping-eyelid

Mar 17th, 2019 - What is ptosis (drooping eyelid)? “Ptosis” means drooping. When the upper eyelid droops, it is called blepharoptosis, or upper eyelid ptosis. Why do people get ptosis (drooping eyelid)? There are several reasons an eyelid might droop. Some babies are born with ptosis in one or both eyelids. These children must have a thorough eyelid examination. Ptosis can occur later in life if the muscles or ...

Eye floaters - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/eye-floaters/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20372350

Mar 11th, 2019 - Diagnosis Your doctor will conduct a complete eye exam including eye dilation to better see the back of your eyes and the vitreous to determine the cause of the floaters. More Information Eye exam Treatment Any underlying cause of the floaters, such as bleeding from diabetes or inflammation, will be treated. However, most eye floaters don't require treatment. Eye floaters can be frustrating, an...

Retinal detachment - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/retinal-detachment/symptoms-causes/syc-20351344

Mar 11th, 2019 - Overview Retinal detachment Retinal detachment Retinal detachment describes an emergency situation in which a thin layer of tissue (the retina) at the back of the eye pulls away from the layer of blood vessels that provides it with oxygen and nutrients. Retinal detachment is often accompanied by flashes and floaters in your vision. Retinal detachment describes an emergency situation in which a ...

Eye floaters - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/eye-floaters/symptoms-causes/syc-20372346

Mar 11th, 2019 - Overview Eye floaters Eye floaters As you age, the vitreous — a jelly-like material inside your eyes — becomes more liquid. When this happens, microscopic collagen fibers within the vitreous tend to clump together. These bits of debris cast tiny shadows onto your retina, and you perceive these shadows as eye floaters. Eye floaters are spots in your vision. They may look to you like black or gra...