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A frequent and benign but potentially dangerous tumor

The pterygium is a benign, non cancerous, wing shaped (“petyrigion” is the ancient Greek word for “wing”) tumour of the conjunctiva (which is the superficial membrane that covers the surface of the eye). The body of the wing is easily visible as a slight redness on the “white” part of the eye, usually on the nasal ...Full Article


Conjunctivitis is an inflammation (swelling and irritation) of the conjunctiva, the thin layer of tissue covering the eyeball and the inner surfaces of the eyelids. This ...Full Article

Stay safe with your contacts

Contact lenses care Millions of people wear contact lenses but many do not follow the instructions on safe use. Wearing contact lenses increases the risk of ...Full Article

Better not delay

It is highly recommended to be examined by your specialist in ophthalmology: Within the month following persistent mild headache.

Hygiene tips during make-up

First, wash thoroughly your hands and face with soap and water and then dry them carefully. Begin the make up with your eyelids and finish it ...Full Article

The manipulation of soft contact lenses

  Putting contact lenses on the eyes is putting a foreign body on the most sensitive and delicate part of the body. Soft contact lenses are ...Full Article

Prevention is better than cure

  Even in the absence of any obvious abnormality or complaint, it is recommended that your eyes are examined by a doctor in medicine, specialist in ...Full Article

The various kinds of contact lenses

    The hard, semi-hard or gas permeable contact lenses These contact lenses have the advantage of correcting high degree astigmatism and corneal irregularities. They are ...Full Article

The usual causes of headache

  Optical defects (myopia, hypermetropia, and astigmatism) and presbyopia, when insufficiently or inadequately corrected by spectacles, contact lenses or refractive surgery, are the most frequent causes ...Full Article

Elements of ocular hygiene

  Every morning, after having washed your fingers with your usual soap or shampoo, soap softly and thoroughly your eyelids and eyelashes then rinse and dry ...Full Article
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