Optic Neuritis

Optic neuritis occurs when swelling (inflammation) damages the optic nerve — a bundle of nerve fibers that transmits visual information from your eye to your brain. Common symptoms of optic neuritis include pain with eye movement and temporary vision loss in one eye....

Ectropion

What Is Ectropion? Ectropion (ek-TROH-pee-on) is when your lower eyelid turns or sags outward, away from your eye, exposing the surface of your inner eyelid.This condition can cause eye dryness, excessive tearing, and irritation. Ectropion may be due to several...

Pregnancy and Vision

If you’re expecting, you expect to have morning sickness or lower back pain. But you might be surprised when your vision changes. The hormonal and physical changes that come with pregnancy can also affect your eyesight. Most issues are usually minor and temporary....

Exophoria

Exophoria is defined as an outward deviation of the eyes. The best way to think of exophoria is under convergence – the eyes don’t want to perfectly point in the same direction. The result of an outward eye (phoric) posture is that the eyes and brain must...