Photorefractive Keratectomy Related Diseases & Conditions

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  • Eye Care Many common eye disorders resolve without treatment and some may be managed with over-the-counter (OTC) products. It's important...learn more »
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    Eye Care Article
    • Eye care introduction
    • What is the structure of the eye?
    • Which common disorders of the eye can (sometimes) be self-treated?
    • What common eye conditions usually require treatment by a doctor?
    • What types of OTC eye care products are there?
    • What inactive ingredients are contained in OTC eye care products?
  • Astigmatism Astigmatism is an eye condition in which the cornea is abnormally curved and causes out-of-focus vision. Symptoms of astigmatism...learn more »
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    Astigmatism Article
    • Astigmatism introduction
    • What is the definition of astigmatism?
    • What are the different types of astigmatism?
    • What causes astigmatism?
    • Who is at risk for astigmatism?
    • What are symptoms of astigmatism?
    • What are signs of astigmatism?
    • What tests are used to diagnose astigmatism?
    • What is the treatment for astigmatism?
    • What is the prognosis for astigmatism?
    • Can astigmatism be prevented?
  • Myopia Myopia, or nearsightedness, makes it difficult to focus on objects that are far away. The condition runs in families and occurs...learn more »
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    Myopia Article
    • Introduction to Myopia
    • What causes Myopia?
    • What are the symptoms of Myopia?
    • How is Myopia diagnosed?
    • How is Myopia treated?
  • Eyeglasses, Sunglasses, and Magnifying Glasses Nonprescription eyeglasses are available over the counter (OTC) and are typically used by people who can no longer read fine...learn more »
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    Eyeglasses, Sunglasses, and Magnifying Glasses Article
    • Nonprescription eyeglasses
    • Trifocals and variable lenses
    • Sunglasses
    • Magnifying glasses
  • Farsightedness Farsightedness makes it difficult to focus on objects that are close up. The condition runs in families and occurs because light...learn more »
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    Farsightedness Article
    • Introduction to farsightedness
    • What causes farsightedness?
    • What are the symptoms of farsightedness?
    • How is farsightedness diagnosed?
    • How is farsightedness corrected?
  • Presbyopia Presbyopia is the age-related loss of the ability to focus on objects that are close up. The condition generally affects people...learn more »
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    Presbyopia Article
    • Introduction to presbyopia
    • What are the symptoms of presbyopia?
    • How is presbyopia diagnosed?
    • How is presbyopia treated?

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