Palm Beach Eye Center

  • Acuvue launches new Contact Lenses in the USA

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    There’s a new contact lenses hitting the US market that have already been out in other parts of the world. This unique new lens has been a breakthrough and considered to be quite revolutionary. With the launch of Acuvue Define Brand Contact Lenses with LACREON technology by Johnson & Johnson Vision Care brings a new level of eye enhancement contact […]

  • Posterior Vitreous Detachment

    The vitreous is a clear substance within the eye, which has a gel-like consistency. If you think of the inside of your eye as being hollow, the vitreous may be thought of as occupying approximately two thirds of this hollow space. This vitreous gel is composed of 99% water, and the other 1% consists of […]

  • Narrow-Angle Glaucoma

    Narrow-angle glaucoma is much more rare and is very different from open-angle glaucoma in that eye pressure usually goes up very fast. This happens when the drainage canals get blocked or covered over. The iris gets pushed against the lens of the eye, shutting off the drainage angle. Sometimes the lens and the iris stick […]

  • Nevus

    Nevus (or naevus, nevi: Latin for “birthmark”) is the medical term for sharply circumscribed and sometimes chronic lesions of the mucosa or skin. With these lesions are commonly named birthmarks or beauty marks. Nevi are benign by definition. There are however about 25% of malignant melanomas (a skin cancer) that may develop from pre-existing nevi. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • Floaters

      Eye floaters are spots in your vision. Eye floaters may look like black or gray specks, strings or cobwebs that drift about when you move your eyes. Most eye floaters are caused by age-related changes that occur as the jelly-like substance (vitreous) inside your eyes becomes more liquid. When this happens, microscopic fibers within […]

  • Eye Burning and Pain

    In most cases, burning eyes are a symptom of another problem. A burning sensation is the most common symptom of Dry Eye Syndrome, as well as other conditions such Pink Eye and Blepharitis as well as allergies. However there are other reasons that contribute to ones eyes burning and pain. In most circumstances once the […]