Delray Beach Palm Beach Eye Center

  • Ocular Hypertension

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    Ocular hypertension is an increase in the pressure in your eyes that is above the range considered normal with no detectable changes in vision or damage to the structure of your eyes. The term is used to distinguish people with elevated pressure from those with glaucoma, a serious eye disease that causes damage to the […]

  • ICE Syndrome

    Iridocorneal endothelial (ICE) syndrome comprises a spectrum of three clinical variations: Chandler syndrome, progressive iris atrophy and Cogan-Reese syndrome. Although initially described separately and with distinct clinical manifestations, these variants are linked by a fundamental defect of the corneal endothelium as shown by histopathologic and ultrastructural studies. This acquired disorder is usually unilateral and affects […]

  • 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 […]

  • Graves Disease

    Graves’ disease is an immune system disorder that results in the overproduction of thyroid hormones (hyperthyroidism). Although a number of disorders may result in hyperthyroidism, Graves’ disease is a common cause. Because thyroid hormones affect a number of different body systems, signs and symptoms associated with Graves’ disease can be wide ranging and significantly influence […]

  • 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 […]