Retinitis pigmentosa, usually known as primary pigmentary retinal dystrophy is a hereditary disorder predominantly affecting the rods more than the cones. We all know what
Retinopathy of Prematurity
Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP) is a bilateral proliferative retinopathy, occurring in premature infants with low birth weight who often have been exposed to high concentration
Introduction to Xanthelasma Xanthelasma is a common condition usually, affecting the middle-aged and elderly individuals. It is a sub-type of Xanthoma. It usually found in
Pinguecula is an extremely common degenerative condition of the conjunctiva. It occurs by formation of a yellowish white patch on the bulbar conjunctiva near the
Pterygium is a wing-shaped fold of conjunctiva encroaching upon the cornea from either side within the interpalpebral fissure. The cornea is the clear front covering
What is black fungus or Mucormycosis?
Recently we noticed lot of news related to the Mucormycosis that is black fungus, specially in eyes. And this is found in few cases that
Things to know about Dry Eye
Dry eye is an eye condition that occurs when the eyes do not produce enough tears or when the tears evaporate too quickly. It is
External hordeolum (Stye)
External Hordeolum is an acute inflammation of lash follicle and its associated glands of Zeis or Moll accompanied by pus formation. Etiology 1. Predisposing factors
Chalazion, a common lid lump
Introduction Chalazion, a common lid lump also called a tarsal or meibomian cyst, is a chronic non-infective (non-suppurative) lipogranulomatous inflammation of the meibomlan gland. This
Trichiasisor Eyelash Disorder
Introduction Trichiasis or eyelash disorder refers to inward misdirection of cilia or eyelashes (which rub against the eyeball) with normal position of the lid margin.