Ophthalmology Archive

Transient vision loss

Background: In adults, transient vision loss (TVL) is a frequently encountered complaint that, in most cases, has an identifiable cause. Transient vision loss may be monocular or bilateral and may last from seconds to hours. Episodes are often ischemic in origin, but other, more ...Read More

Styes or External Hordeolum

An External hordeolum Sty  is an acute small staphylococcal abscess of a lash follicle and its associated gland of Zeis or moll. Symptoms: sty are  redness, tenderness, and pain in the affected area. The eye may feel irritated or “scratchy.” Later  swelling, discomfort , ...Read More