Corneal Arcus

Description of Corneal Arcus (Arcus Senilis) Corneal Arcus, sometimes referred to as Arcus Senilis in an older patient, is a greyish or yellowish opaque colored ring or arc around the peripheral cornea of both eyes. The corneal arcus ring consists of lipid/cholesterol...

Ocular Melanoma

Ocular melanoma is a very rare type of cancer. Each year, only 2,500 people — or about 5 in 1 million — receive a diagnosis with this type of eye cancer. According to the American Academy of Ophthalmology, ocular melanoma is rare but is the most common primary cancer...

Pain or Pressure Behind the Eyes

Overview A feeling of pressure behind your eyes doesn’t always stem from a problem inside your eyes. It usually starts in another part of your head. Though eye conditions can cause eye pain and vision problems, they rarely cause pressure. Even glaucoma, which is...

It’s spring! Eye allergies and you…

Allergies involving the eyes are very common in the spring, especially in rainy parts of the country. The usual suspects — pollen, dust mites, pet dander, feathers, and other indoor or outdoor allergens — can set off eye allergy symptoms. To treat them,...