National Eye Institute

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Keep Your Eyes Healthy

(4 days ago) WebBe sure to have plenty of dark, leafy greens like spinach, kale, and collard greens. Eating fish that are high in omega-3 fatty acids — like salmon, tuna, and halibut — is good for your eyes, too. Get active. …

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Eye Conditions and Diseases

(4 days ago) WebLearn About Eye Health; Eye Conditions and Diseases Eye Conditions and Diseases Browse or search our resources about dozens of eye conditions and diseases. Get the basics about symptoms, diagnosis, and …

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Get Free or Low-Cost Eye Care

(1 days ago) WebCommunity health centers. Some community health centers have an eye clinic and offer free or low-cost care. Use this tool to find a community health center near …

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Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD)

(7 days ago) WebAge-related macular degeneration (AMD) is an eye disease that can blur your central vision. It happens when aging causes damage to the macula — the part of the …

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Diabetic Retinopathy

(5 days ago) WebDiabetic retinopathy can cause abnormal blood vessels to grow out of the retina and block fluid from draining out of the eye. This causes a type of glaucoma (a …

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Finding an Eye Doctor

(Just Now) WebLook online. Use these online tools to find an eye doctor near you: Find an Optometrist (American Optometric Association) Find an Ophthalmologist (American …

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New nerve insights could someday help heal certain types of …

(1 days ago) Webnjuries to the nerves can blind or paralyze because adult nerve cells don’t regenerate their connections. Now, a team of UConn School of Medicine researchers …

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8 Things You Can Do Right Now to Protect Your Vision

(1 days ago) WebEating healthy foods helps prevent health conditions — like diabetes or high blood pressure — that can put you at risk for eye problems. Eat right for your sight by …

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Color Blindness

(Just Now) WebThe most common kinds of color blindness are genetic, meaning they’re passed down from parents. Color blindness can also happen because of damage to your …

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Retinal Detachment

(3 days ago) WebFlashes of light in one eye or both eyes. A dark shadow or “curtain” on the sides or in the middle of your field of vision. Retinal detachment is a medical emergency. …

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Zhen Hua, Ph.D.

(Just Now) WebResearch at NEI. Research Labs and Branches. We are NEI Intramural. Zhen Hua, Ph.D.

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How the Eyes Work

(5 days ago) WebFirst, light passes through the cornea (the clear front layer of the eye). The cornea is shaped like a dome and bends light to help the eye focus. Some of this light …

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Amblyopia (Lazy Eye)

(3 days ago) WebAmblyopia (also called lazy eye) i s a type of poor vision that usually happens in just 1 eye but less commonly in both eyes. It develops when there’s a …

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Vitreous Detachment

(4 days ago) WebThe vitreous is the gel-like fluid that fills your eye. It’s full of tiny fibers that attach to your retina (the light-sensitive layer of tissue at the back of the eye). As you get …

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AREDS 2 Supplements for Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD)

(4 days ago) WebAREDS 2 supplements can’t prevent early AMD from developing into intermediate AMD. If your eye doctor tells you that you have early AMD, get a dilated eye …

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Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension

(1 days ago) WebIdiopathic intracranial hypertension (IIH) happens when high pressure around the brain causes symptoms like vision changes and headaches. “Idiopathic” …

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Retinopathy of Prematurity

(8 days ago) WebRetinopathy of prematurity (ROP) is an eye disease that can happen in babies who are premature (born early) — or who weigh less than 3 pounds at birth. ROP …

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Retinitis Pigmentosa

(5 days ago) WebRetinitis pigmentosa (RP) is a group of rare eye diseases that affect the retina (the light-sensitive layer of tissue in the back of the eye). RP makes cells in the …

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Siddhanth Iyer, B.S.

(6 days ago) WebResearch at NEI. Research Labs and Branches. We are NEI Intramural. Siddhanth Iyer, B.S.

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Qiang Yang, Ph.D.

(2 days ago) WebResearch at NEI. Research Labs and Branches. We are NEI Intramural. Qiang Yang, Ph.D.

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