Boyton Beach Palm Beach Eye Center

  • Retinal Holes and Tears

    Retinal Holes and Tears can occur when: Shrinkage or contraction of the vitreous – the gel like material that may build up in your eye. This will create tugging on the retina and retinal tear therefore resulting in a retinal detachment. Can be caused by an injury From advanced Diabetes From an inflammatory eye disorder […]

  • Hyperopia (Farsightedness)

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    Hyperopia or Farsightedness as it’s called by both names  is a vision condition in which distant objects are usually seen clearly, but close ones do not come into proper focus. Farsightedness occurs if your eyeball is too short or the cornea has too little curvature, so light entering your eye is not focused correctly. Common signs […]

  • Herpes Keratitis

    Most people are surprised to find out that two types of Herpes viruses:  the one that causes cold sores and the one that causes chickenpox — can cause a condition called herpetic eye disease. Unlike a separate virus that causes genital herpes, herpetic eye disease is not sexually transmitted. One of the viruses that causes […]

  • Giant Cell Arteritis

    Giant cell arteritis is an inflammation of the lining of your arteries — the blood vessels that carry oxygen-rich blood from your heart to the rest of your body. Most often, it affects the arteries in your head, especially those in your temples. For this reason, giant cell arteritis is sometimes called temporal arteritis or […]

  • Fuch’s Dystrophy

    Fuchs’ (fooks) dystrophy affects the cornea — the clear front window of your eye. This disorder causes swelling in the cornea that can lead to glare, cloudy vision and eye discomfort. Fuchs’ dystrophy usually affects both eyes and can cause your vision to gradually worsen over many years. But most people with Fuchs’ dystrophy have […]

  • Blepharitis

    Blepharitis (blef-uh-RI-tis) is inflammation that affects the eyelids. Blepharitis usually involves the part of the eyelid where the eyelashes grow. Blepharitis commonly occurs when tiny oil glands located near the base of the eyelashes malfunction. This leads to inflamed, irritated and itchy eyelids. Several diseases and conditions can cause blepharitis. Blepharitis is often a chronic […]