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The curious case of a blind woman who sees motion

The brain's ability to rewire itself, or neuroplasticity, explains the case of a blind woman who can see objects only when they are...

Education may lead to short-sightedness

New research offers 'strong evidence' that the more years someone spends in full time education, the more likely they are to become short-sighted. Source...

What to know about punctal plugs for dry eye

Punctal plugs are small medical devices that doctors can insert into the tear ducts in a procedure called punctal occlusion. The plugs may...

Broken eye socket: Symptoms, surgery, and recovery

A broken eye socket can occur if an accident or injury leads to an excessive force on the area around the eye. There...

Can you use Botox under your eyes?

Botox is often used to treat lines and wrinkles around the eyes and mouth. Can it also reduce dark circles or bags under...

How do you get rid of puffy eyes?

A look at periorbital edema, a condition where swelling around the eyes causes them to appear puffy. Included is detail on diagnosis and...

How to identify and treat eyelid dermatitis

Learn about the types of eyelid dermatitis, and how to get rid of these itchy rashes. We also look at symptoms, causes, and...

Eleven causes of pain when blinking

Some people have a painful sensation when they blink, which may have a range of causes. Learn more about the reasons for it...

Why is my eyebrow twitching?

Eyebrow twitching may result from everyday factors, such as caffeine, or disorders such as hemifacial spasm. Learn about causes and when to see...

Seven causes of pinpoint pupils

Pinpoint pupils are pupils that remain very small even in bright light. They can signify many issues, including drug use, poisoning, or a...

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