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  1. Xanthelasma

    WebMD explains the causes, symptoms, and treatment of xanthelasma, yellow patches filled with cholesterol that appear on the inside of your eyelids.

  2. Eye Health and Color Blindness

    WebMD explains color blindness, a condition in which a person -- males, primarily -- cannot distinguish colors.

  3. A Visit to the Eye Doctor

    WebMD explains what a routine eye exam entails, including vision tests that may be performed.

  4. Halos and Glare

    WebMD explains vision problems that may cause us to see halos and glare.

  5. Eye Health and Farsightedness

    Farsightedness, or hyperopia, means that the eye focuses better on distant than nearby objects. Find out how it's treated from WebMD.

  6. Glaucoma and Your Eyes

    WebMD explains types, symptoms, risk factors, diagnosis, and treatment of glaucoma, a progressive vision condition that can lead to permanent blindness.

  7. Eye Health and Retinal Detachment

    WebMD explains the causes, symptoms, risk factors, and treatment of retinal detachment, a very serious eye condition that occurs when the retina pulls away from its supporting tissues.

  8. Eye Health and Cataract Surgery

    When they eyes' lenses become cloudy, cataract removal is usually prescribed. WebMD explains how cataract surgery is performed.

  9. Astigmatism and Your Eyes

    Astigmatism is a common eye condition which is easily corrected. WebMD explains.

  10. Pterygium (Surfer’s Eye) and Pinguecula

    WebMD explains the causes, symptoms, and treatment of pterygium (surfer's eye), a corneal growth that affects people who spend a lot of time outdoors.

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