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Ectropion - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/ectropion/symptoms-causes/syc-20351164

Jan 10th, 2019 - Overview Ectropion Ectropion In ectropion, the lower lid sags away from the eye. Because of the sagging lid, your eye can't close completely when you blink, which can cause the eye to be dry and irritated. Ectropion (ek-TROH-pee-on) is a condition in which your eyelid turns outward. This leaves the inner eyelid surface exposed and prone to irritation. Ectropion is more common in older adults, a...

Ectropion - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/ectropion/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20351169

Jan 10th, 2019 - Diagnosis Ectropion can usually be diagnosed with a routine eye exam and physical. Your doctor may pull on your eyelids during the exam or ask you to close your eyes forcefully. This helps him or her assess each eyelid's muscle tone and tightness. If your ectropion is caused by a scar, tumor, previous surgery or radiation, your doctor will examine the surrounding tissue as well. Understanding h...

Pink eye (conjunctivitis) - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/pink-eye/symptoms-causes/syc-20376355

Jan 2nd, 2019 - Overview Pink eye (conjunctivitis) Pink eye (conjunctivitis) Pink eye (conjunctivitis) is the inflammation or infection of the transparent membrane that lines your eyelid and eyeball. It's characterized by redness and a gritty sensation in your eye, along with itching. Often a discharge forms a crust on your eyelashes during the night. Pink eye (conjunctivitis) is an inflammation or infection o...

Retinoblastoma - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/retinoblastoma/symptoms-causes/syc-20351008

Dec 13th, 2018 - Overview Anatomy of the eye Anatomy of the eye Your eye is a complex and compact structure measuring about 1 inch (2.5 centimeters) in diameter. It receives millions of pieces of information about the outside world, which are quickly processed by your brain. Retinoblastoma is an eye cancer that begins in the retina — the sensitive lining on the inside of your eye. Retinoblastoma most commonly a...

Retinoblastoma - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/retinoblastoma/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20351013

Dec 13th, 2018 - Diagnosis Tests and procedures used to diagnose retinoblastoma include: Eye exam. Your eye doctor will conduct an eye exam to determine what's causing your child's signs and symptoms. For a more thorough exam, the doctor may recommend using anesthetics to keep your child still. Imaging tests. Scans and other imaging tests can help your child's doctor determine whether retinoblastoma has grown t...

Glaucoma - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/glaucoma/symptoms-causes/syc-20372839

Nov 13th, 2018 - Overview Open-angle glaucoma Open-angle glaucoma Normally, fluid (aqueous humor) in the eye flows freely through the anterior chamber and exits through the drainage system (trabecular meshwork). If that system is blocked or isn't functioning well, the pressure inside the eye (intraocular pressure) builds, which in turn damages the optic nerve. With the most common type of glaucoma, this results...

Glaucoma - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/glaucoma/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20372846

Nov 13th, 2018 - Diagnosis Your doctor will review your medical history and conduct a comprehensive eye examination. He or she may perform several tests, including: Measuring intraocular pressure (tonometry) Testing for optic nerve damage with a dilated eye examination and imaging tests Checking for areas of vision loss (visual field test) Measuring corneal thickness (pachymetry) Inspecting the drainage angle (...

Retinal diseases - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/retinal-diseases/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20355830

Nov 13th, 2018 - Retinal disease care at Mayo Clinic Teamwork. Mayo Clinic ophthalmologists, eye surgeons, pediatric ophthalmologists, neuro-ophthalmologists and others work together to diagnose and treat adults and children with retinal diseases. Retinal experts collaborate with other specialists to provide care for the whole person. For example, if you have diabetic retinopathy, your eye doctor can consult wi...

Trachoma - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/trachoma/symptoms-causes/syc-20378505

Oct 24th, 2018 - Overview Trachoma (truh-KOH-muh) is a bacterial infection that affects your eyes. It's caused by the bacterium Chlamydia trachomatis. Trachoma is contagious, spreading through contact with the eyes, eyelids, and nose or throat secretions of infected people. It can also be passed on by handling infected items, such as handkerchiefs. At first, trachoma may cause mild itching and irritation of you...

Trachoma - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/trachoma/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20378509

Oct 24th, 2018 - Diagnosis Your doctor can diagnose trachoma through a physical examination or by sending a sample of bacteria from your eyes to a laboratory for testing. But lab tests aren't always available in places where trachoma is common. Treatment Trachoma treatment options depend on the stage of the disease. Medications In the early stages of trachoma, treatment with antibiotics alone may be enough to e...

Ichthyosis vulgaris - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/ichthyosis-vulgaris/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20373759

Sep 12th, 2018 - Diagnosis A doctor can often make a diagnosis by examining the affected skin and the characteristic scales. He or she may perform other tests, such as a skin biopsy. This may be necessary to rule out other causes of dry, scaly skin. More Information Skin biopsy Treatment Ichthyosis vulgaris doesn't have a known cure, so the goal of treatment is to manage the condition. Medications Treatments ma...

Ichthyosis vulgaris - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/ichthyosis-vulgaris/symptoms-causes/syc-20373754

Sep 12th, 2018 - Overview Ichthyosis vulgaris Ichthyosis vulgaris Ichthyosis vulgaris develops when skin cells fail to shed normally and instead accumulate in thick, dry scales. People with darker skin tend to have darker colored scales, as shown here. Ichthyosis vulgaris (ik-thee-O-sis vul-GAY-ris) is an inherited skin disorder in which dead skin cells accumulate in thick, dry scales on your skin's surface. Th...

Adult Jaundice
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Jul 22nd, 2018 - What is jaundice? Jaundice is a condition in which the skin, sclera (whites of the eyes) and mucous membranes turn yellow. This yellow color is caused by a high level of bilirubin, a yellow-orange bile pigment. Bile is fluid secreted by the liver. Bilirubin is formed from the breakdown of red blood cells. What causes jaundice? Jaundice can be caused by a problem in any of the three phases in bi...

Ocular rosacea - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/ocular-rosacea/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20375803

Jun 22nd, 2018 - Diagnosis No specific tests or procedures are used for diagnosing ocular rosacea. Instead, your doctor will likely make a diagnosis based on your symptoms, your medical history, and an examination of your eyes and eyelids, and the skin of your face. Treatment Ocular rosacea can usually be controlled with medication and home eye care. But these steps don't cure the condition, which often remains...

Ocular rosacea - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/ocular-rosacea/symptoms-causes/syc-20375798

Jun 22nd, 2018 - Overview Ocular rosacea is inflammation that causes redness, burning and itching of the eyes. It often develops in people who have rosacea, a chronic skin condition that affects the face. Sometimes ocular, or eye, rosacea is the first sign that you may later develop the facial type. Ocular rosacea (roe-ZAY-she-uh) primarily affects adults between the ages of 30 and 50. It seems to develop in pe...

Diabetic retinopathy - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/diabetic-retinopathy/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20371617

May 29th, 2018 - Diagnosis Diabetic retinopathy is best diagnosed with a comprehensive dilated eye exam. For this exam, drops placed in your eyes widen (dilate) your pupils to allow your doctor to better view inside your eyes. The drops may cause your close vision to blur until they wear off, several hours later. During the exam, your eye doctor will look for: Abnormal blood vessels Swelling, blood or fatty dep...

Diabetic retinopathy - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/diabetic-retinopathy/symptoms-causes/syc-20371611

May 29th, 2018 - Overview Diabetic retinopathy (die-uh-BET-ik ret-ih-NOP-uh-thee) is a diabetes complication that affects eyes. It's caused by damage to the blood vessels of the light-sensitive tissue at the back of the eye (retina). At first, diabetic retinopathy may cause no symptoms or only mild vision problems. Eventually, it can cause blindness. The condition can develop in anyone who has type 1 or type 2 ...

Horner syndrome - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/horner-syndrome/symptoms-causes/syc-20373547

May 10th, 2018 - Overview Horner syndrome signs Horner syndrome signs Decreased eye pupil size is a key sign of Horner syndrome. Horner syndrome is a combination of signs and symptoms caused by the disruption of a nerve pathway from the brain to the face and eye on one side of the body. Typically, Horner syndrome results in a decreased pupil size, a drooping eyelid and decreased sweating on the affected side of...

Horner syndrome - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/horner-syndrome/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20373551

May 10th, 2018 - Diagnosis In addition to a general medical examination, your doctor will conduct tests to judge the nature of your symptoms and identify a possible cause. Tests to confirm Horner syndrome Your doctor may be able to diagnose Horner syndrome based on your history and his or her assessment of your symptoms. Your doctor, often an ophthalmologist, may also confirm a diagnosis by putting a drop in bo...

Albinism - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/albinism/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20369189

Apr 6th, 2018 - Diagnosis Diagnosis of albinism is based on: A physical exam that includes checking skin and hair pigmentation A thorough eye exam Comparison of your child's pigmentation to that of other family members Review of your child's medical history, including whether there has been bleeding that doesn't stop, excessive bruising or unexpected infections A medical doctor specializing in vision and eye d...