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  1. Burns to the Eye - Prevention

    Here are some tips to help prevent burns to the eye.

  2. Eye Flushing - Topic Overview

    Flushing your eye may help relieve mild eye symptoms and is the most important first aid measure for a chemical substance in the eye. The sooner you get a chemical out of the eye,the less damage it may do. If you are wearing contacts,remove them before flushing your eye. If you are not able to remove a contact,flush your eye with the contact in. Flush the eye from the inner corner toward ...

  3. Xanthelasma

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

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. A Visit to the Eye Doctor

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

  7. Eye Health and Cataract Surgery

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

  8. Astigmatism and Your Eyes

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

  9. 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.

  10. Eye Health and Color Blindness

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

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