Myopia MyopiaRelated Health News « Back to Myopia Index Sorted Alphabetically A-Z Sort by popularity Eye Diseases Rising at Rapid Rates in U.S. Nearsightedness Linked to More Schooling Outdoor Recess May Help Protect Kids From Nearsightedness Outdoor Time May Reduce Nearsightedness in Children Studies: Vision Problems in Preschoolers Are Common Time Outside May Reduce Nearsightedness in Kids Sorted by Popularity (as on MedicineNet) Sort alphabetically Nearsightedness Linked to More Schooling Outdoor Recess May Help Protect Kids From Nearsightedness Time Outside May Reduce Nearsightedness in Kids Eye Diseases Rising at Rapid Rates in U.S. Studies: Vision Problems in Preschoolers Are Common Outdoor Time May Reduce Nearsightedness in Children Suggested Reading on Myopia by Our Doctors Related Diseases & Conditions 10 articles Floaters Eye floaters are deposits or condensation that forms in the eye's vitreous humor. These deposits cast shadows on the retina, and as the eye moves, the Retinal Detachment Retinal detachment is the separation of the retina from its attachments to the underlying eye tissue. Symptoms of retinal detachment include flashing lights Glaucoma Glaucoma is a common eye condition in which the fluid pressure inside the eye rises because of slowed fluid drainage from the eye. If untreated, glaucoma Eye Strain Eye strain is a symptom caused by looking at something for a long time. Symptoms and signs include redness, light sensitivity, headaches, and blurred vision. Cataracts A cataract is an eye disease that causes the eye's lens to become cloudy and opaque with decreased vision. Causes of cataracts include diabetes, hypothyroidism, Eye Care Many common eye disorders resolve without treatment and some may be managed with over-the-counter (OTC) products. It's important to visit a physician or Astigmatism Astigmatism is an eye condition in which the cornea is abnormally curved and causes out-of-focus vision. Symptoms of astigmatism may include eye strain, Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS) Consuming alcohol during pregnancy may cause fetal alcohol syndrome, a group of conditions associated with mental, growth, and physical problems. Children Contact Lenses: Colored, Soft, Hard, Toric and Bifocal Contact lenses fit over the cornea and correct vision problems such as nearsightedness, farsightedness, or astigmatism. Contact lenses may be hard or soft. Astigmatism and Your Eyes Astigmatism is a common eye condition that's easily corrected by eyeglasses, contact lenses, or surgery. Symptoms of astigmatism are headaches, fatigue, Medications 0 articles Procedures & Tests 6 articles Pictures, Images & Quizzes 4 articles Doctor's & Expert's Views 1 articles Health News 6 articles Health Features 4 articles STAY INFORMED Get the latest health and medical information delivered direct to your inbox!