Diabetic Retinopathy

Diabetic Retinopathy

Diabetic retinopathy is a complication of diabetes that affects the eyes and is caused by damage to the blood vessels in the retina. This is the most common diabetic eye disease and is the main cause of blindness in American adults. Retinopathy is caused by the blood vessels of the retina swelling up and leaking…

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Contact Lens Overwear Syndrome

Contact Lens Overwear Syndrome (also known as contact lens-induced acute red eye, CLARE, or tight lens syndrome) is the result of patients over-extending their contact lens wearing time or by wearing their contact lenses in a closed eye environment (during sleep.) It is most common in people that wear non-gas permeable contact lenses, but can…