Krukenberg’s Spindles

Krukenberg’s spindle is the name given to the pattern formed on the inner surface of the cornea by pigmented iris cells that are shed during the mechanical rubbing of posterior pigment layer of the iris with the zonular fibrils that are deposited as a result of...

What Is Corneal Erosion?

Corneal erosion is when the layer of cells on the surface of the cornea, called the epithelium, loosens from the layer underneath. This is painful and makes your vision blurry or hazy. Corneal Erosion Symptoms Corneal erosion pain may start suddenly, often when you...

Epidemic Keratoconjunctivitis (EKC)

Epidemic Keratoconjunctivitis (EKC) is a contagious eye infection, often referred to as viral conjunctivitis. EKC is an inflammation of the cornea and conjunctiva. (In pink eye or conjunctivitis, only the conjunctiva is inflamed.) It is highly contagious and can last...

Tardive Dyskinesia

Tardive dyskinesia is a side effect of medications used to treat schizophrenia, psychoses, depression and anxiety. These drugs are used to treat schizophrenia and other mental health disorders.  TD causes stiff, jerky movements of your eyelids, face and body that you...

Amaurosis Fugax

Amaurosis fugax is a condition in which a person cannot see out of one or both eyes due to a lack of blood flow to the eye(s). The condition is a symptom of an underlying problem, such as a blood clot or insufficient blood flow to the blood vessels that supply the...